You will apparently not be able to receive a free update of maps, even if the unit you buy is already out of date.

Looks like I need to return the unit and buy a Tom Tom.

The c320 system is a little cheaper and uses SD cards. Both these units rock, have many features, are frequently updated, and are rather inexpensive now.

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Contact your local waste disposal department for information on properly disposing of the unit.

Maximizing the Battery Life • Turn off GPS ( GPS Off ) when you do not need to receive GPS signals, or use Normal mode when you do not need to use WAAS or EGNOS. Updating the c530 Software Use Web Updater to update your c530 Web Updater program.

Since my mail only catches up with me once a week or so, it may have been sent. Of course, Garmin could have changed their minds on this issue, so we'll see...

You may want to try again, hopefully getting someone who will be more likely to help, most folks at Garmin are extremely helpful, knowledgeable and want to help you, at least that has been my experience...

Update Star Free and Update Star Premium come with the same installer.

Update Star includes support for many languages such as English, German, French, Italian, Hungarian, Russian and many more.

If you want to connect your notebook to your GPS system while you travel to get killer information, stats, and better views, you can download and run Garmin’s free n Route software.

You are probably entitled to at least one free map update as well.

When asked to enter a house number, just click Done.