GE 188.8.131.52 is out. Installed without problem Win 7 64x
Thanks for the heads-up. installing it now...
Garmin began rolling out Garmin Express v184.108.40.206 for the PC today. If you would like to upgrade to the latest version, Check for Updates to Express on the Settings page within the Express application. This version includes the following changes:
• Improved the Help page within Garmin Express.
• Added the ability for users to select which drive letter should be used to update maps to their SD card.
• Fixed an issue that caused Garmin Express to disappear when a user switches from multiple monitors to a single one.
• Fixed an issue that prevented users from registering a device that was once registered to another Garmin Connect account.
• Fixed an issue that caused Garmin Express to not detect that the user’s SD card was locked.
Garmin began rolling out Garmin Express v220.127.116.11 for the Mac today. If you would like to upgrade to the latest version, Check for Application Updates by clicking “About Garmin Express” from the Garmin Express menu bar, and then click “Check for Updates to Express”. This version includes the following changes:
• Improved error messaging for when a file fails to sync to Garmin Connect.
• Fixed an issue that caused Garmin Express to not show firmware updates for golf devices.
• Fixed an issue that caused Garmin Express to crash during the map update process.
Info. I need to update, thanks
My mac v 22 updated with an initial hiccup, saying the update failed, but when I re-ran it, it managed to install properly.
Installed, working for me. Thanks!! Now if we can just get that North America 2016.10 map update from Garmin!
It seems that Garmin releases an update at least once a week , and occasionally several in a week. Not even Microsoft issues updates this often. It makes you wonder!
thanks for the update
Microsoft purposely holds on to the patches and then releases then on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Sometimes, there are only a few, other times there are lots. If they didn't do that, you would be updating every other day.
Oh course I was really wondering about Garmin when they were releasing updates every day.
After looking at the release notes, I might want to update.
I still have not installed GE. MapUpdate works so well (with minor glitches) that I hate to install a program that has had problems in the past, and has to be updated every couple of weeks. Is my logic faulty?
Well maybe to some extent but if what your using is still working for you then GE isn't 100% required. If your not using GE because it gets updated so often then your logic may have a fault in it. GE is Garmin's effort to have a "one stop shop" for all updates for all of their consumer products and not just thier GPS units. A lot, maybe most, of the updates you see released are for devices not related to your Nuvi in anyway so a lot of updates isn't a particular problem IMO.
If you want to wait, the GE update will be forced (mandatory) when you start the new map download process.
You only need to update it, just before you install a map update. Otherwise, unless you use it regularly, you don't need to update it.
AFAIK, Garmin Express does not require you to update to the latest version to install a map update. It will make you update your device software if a newer version is available, but I don't think you have to update Express itself. I have never actually tried this myself (using an older version of Express to do a map update). Maybe someone who has tried it will confirm, one way or the other.
Do you keep a backup of your shaded relief DEM map for your 3590? I hope so:
... and at this rate they will probably be up to v.52 by the time the new map is released, so... I'll leave it alone where it is and report back here if it forces me to the latest version or lets me stand as is.
Thanks for the info
updated.....so far so good!
The location path for installing the maps on my PC still cannot be entered. Is this rocket science or just plain incompetence?
Rest assured, I have multiple complete backups of the unit and SD card. The only problem I have is updating my Europe maps on SD card, where it makes me save it to my PC first then copy it to the SD.
Wished I had know about the full backup capability mentioned above.
Earlier this week I installed GE for the fist time - connected my 265W and ran the updates. After that the unit would no longer 'see' the SD card (although Windows does create a drive letter for the card, and I can see the contents of the SD card), and the built-in map has minimal detail even tho setup is configured for max detail.
I figured it had been in service long enough and bought a 2555LMT from Frys. BTW, the old 265 had far better routing algorithms than the 2555. In the last few days I've had this unit I'm constantly surprised by the silly routing choices it makes.
I suspect your nuvi 265 is recoverable if you want to put some time into researching the trouble shooting and recovery topics. The first thing to check is to make sure your SD card is formatted as FAT32 (back it up first before reformatting)
As far as routing goes on your 2555LMT, try turning off Traffic Trends.
Worked fine AFTER I rebooted my windows 7 computer. Gave an error before reboot.
for putting out the word.
What's new this time?
Start a thread on when the next release will be out
thanks for the info
The appropriate security procedure to install this stuff is erase download before installing
It is just good challenged.
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