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[Rx] Hacking The Garmin Nuvi 265W GPS

Garmin Nuvi 265WI haven’t played with my GPS in a couple of years. I keep on getting notices that my maps are old and that I should update them since the one on the system is from around time of Columbus and there have been significant changes. I guess the earth is round or something.

To start, I planned to reinstall my old Garmin PC software, MapSource, which needed the original with serial to install. While I was poking around, I found that there is a new and improved PC-based mapping program from Garmin, BaseMap (free).

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