Garmin GPS issues with Windows 7
Since the migration to Windows 7, I had not been able to connect my Garmin 60 csx to my HP laptop via the latest version of DNR GPS for shapefile and waypoint uploads and downloads. I tried all the different USB ports on the laptop and monitor, downloaded the latest drivers from the Garmin website, and played with the port settings in DNRGPS to try to get the computer to speak to the GPS.
I eventually called Garmin support and the ultimate reason the tech came up with was that my GPS software was out of date. It is possible to update the software through the website, but if the GPS won't talk to the source, it won't update. The tech did mention a trade in deal with Garmin, so I sent in my old unit and am waiting on a new model 62. I'll post an update if the unit talks to the computer. Or if it doesn't.