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Microsoft Streets and Trips detects Garmin GPS in Vista X64, not in Windows 7
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Using the Streets & Trips 2010 Free Trial on my Desktop running Vista x64 my Garmin GPSmap 60CSx is detected showing up on a port.

On my Laptop, running Windows 7 x64 Streets & Trips 2010 free trial says no GPS detected. I went to Garmin for the latest driver, after installing it still a no go.

There are no "ports" listed in the Device Manager in Windows 7, but the Garmin device is in the list as Garmin devices, it says its location is Port_#0001.Hub_#0004. The driver is Garmins now instead of the Microsoft one before.

I tried disabling Windows Power Management to save power, but no good.

Any help?
tcassidy
I don't think your Garmin 60CSx will create a COM port with its drivers and S&T certainly does not have drivers for it under any operating system. Are you sure you don't have some other program on the Vista computer such as GPS Gate. Or is your CSx one with a serial connector and the Vista computer had a physical serial connector.

Terry
GAPI
The 60CSx has a USB port but may not be outputting live data there. It does allow downloading of tracks and way points to be viewed in Garmins Mapsource program. I was hoping to cheap out not needing to purchase a GlobalSat BU-353.

No Gps gate on my system.
tcassidy
Because there is no USB-serial driver included with the 60CSx and other Garmin handheld devices, they can not work directly with S&T or any other navigation software that needs to see GPS data on a COM port. You need GPS Gate for that.Garmin does offer a program called Spanner but it won't work with the operating systems you are using.

Your least expensive solution would be to buy S&T 2010 with a GPS device included.

Terry
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