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  1. I have 2 Garmin GPS units, a Nuvi 455W and Nuvi 2597LMT. I wanted to update the map database on both units plus my 2 laptops. Last year I had problems trying to download the map so gave up. I read on the forum I wasn’t the only one and someone made the comment that Telmex didn't permit you to download large files, or something to that effect. Today I thought about it and why shouldn’t I be able to do it as I am paying for unlimited internet. I used Garmin Express to download and install the latest map on one laptop using the 455W which I had connected. Didn't have a problem so downloaded and installed the map on the unit itself. This is an old unit and no longer supported by Garmin so I was really surprised I was able to do this. I connected my 2597LMT unit to the laptop and was able to download and install the map to this one which I use as it has voice recognition. I then connected the 455W to my other laptop to download the map database. I use both BaseCamp and Mapsource on my laptops to mark my camps, dump stations and points of interest as I travel. I used Open Street to download the Central America countries to both my laptops last year. I really don't care for BaseCamp and love Mapsource as it is easier to use. And, I need my morning mocha fix as I travel and the GPS is great for finding a Starbucks, or a Walmart to stay at for the night. Anyway, just wanted to let other Garmin users know they can update their GPS units. Ron
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