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Garmin - Windows 10 transfer of motorcycle routes

Thursday, April 28, 2016 @ 20:05

How to transfer routes to a Garmin GPS when the computer use Windows 10

Problem
After installing Windows 10 on your computer you need to re-install Garmin Communicator in ore to continue transfering routes to a Garmin GPS.

Why this problem
Less and less browsers accept the software type which Garmin Communicator is made of why it simply does not work in most browsers. The only browser you can use are the Firefox.

 

The solution - the quick explanation

  1. Use Firefox browser - install using this link
  2. Set FireFox as default browser. (This is necessary for the installation process and can be changed back once the installation is done)
  3. Install Garmin Communicator - install using this link

NOTE

  1. Install Garmin Commuicator again using Firefox - even you have done it once
  2. Pay attention to the messages which are written in top of the screen.
    ---- READ THE MESSAGES.... They are important
  3. Ignore the message that "Firefox does not support this Plug-In"
  4. Now it is working :-)

 

The solution - the detailed explanation
Note that all steps in the process are not shown in the description below as to make the explanation more simple. The parts left out are hopefully not a big problem.

  1. Use Firefox browser - install using this link
     
  2. Set FireFox as default browser. (This is necessary for the installation process and can be changed back once the installation is done)
     
  3. Install Garmin Communicator - install using this link

    Click here to "Download for Windows"


    Click here to start the Download

     
  4. Ignore the warning that Firefox does not support this plugin

     
  5. Install the Garmin Communicator

     
  6. IMPORTANT - read this carefully when it appears on your screen. You need to close the browser in order to install the Garmin Communicator correct

     
  7. Continue the installation

     
  8. IMPORTANT
    Now a message appear in the top of your screen, and you need to read this:

    "Allow Tourstart to use "Garmin Communicator"?



    Click " Allow"


     
  9. IMPORTANT
    Now this appear where you need to click on "Allow and remember"

     
  10. IMPORTANT
    When you go back to Tourstart you get this message, and you need to click "Yes" to make it work

Now you are able to transfer routes from Tourstart as you use to.

Problems?
If you cannot make it work - then send an e-mail to info@tourstart.org and we will help you

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