Garmin USB Drivers Download

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Free Garmin Drivers Download

After you upgrade your computer to Windows 10, if your Garmin USB Drivers are not working, you can fix the problem by updating the drivers. It is possible that your USB driver is not compatible with the newer version of Windows.

How to Update Device Drivers

There are two ways to update drivers.

Option 1 (Recommended): Update drivers automatically - Novice computer users can update drivers using trusted software in just a few mouse clicks. Automatic driver updates are fast, efficient and elimate all the guesswork. Your old drivers can even be backed up and restored in case any problems occur.


Option 2: Update drivers manually - Find the correct driver for your USB and operating system, then install it by following the step by step instructions below. You’ll need some computer skills to use this method.

Option 1: Update drivers automatically

The Driver Update Utility for Garmin devices is intelligent software which automatically recognizes your computer’s operating system and USB model and finds the most up-to-date drivers for it. There is no risk of installing the wrong driver. The Driver Update Utility downloads and installs your drivers quickly and easily.

You can scan for driver updates automatically with the FREE version of the Driver Update Utility for Garmin, and complete all necessary driver updates using the premium version.

Tech Tip: The Driver Update Utility for Garmin will back up your current drivers for you. If you encounter any problems while updating your drivers, you can use this feature to restore your previous drivers and configuration settings.

  1. Download the Driver Update Utility for Garmin.

  2. Double-click on the program to run it. It will then scan your computer and identify any problem drivers. You will see a results page similar to the one below:
    Garmin USB Driver Update Utility

  3. Click the Update Driver button next to your driver. The correct version will be downloaded and installed automatically. Or, you can click the Update Drivers button at the bottom to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out-of-date on your system.

Option 2: Update drivers manually

To find the latest driver, including Windows 10 drivers, choose from our list of most popular Garmin USB downloads or search our driver archive for the driver that fits your specific USB model and your PC’s operating system.

Find Garmin USB Device Drivers by Model Name or Number

If you cannot find the right driver for your device, you can request the driver. We will find it for you. Or, try the automatic option instead.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble finding the right driver update, use the Garmin USB Driver Update Utility. It is software which finds, downloads and istalls the correct driver for you - automatically.

After downloading your driver update, you will need to install it. Driver updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow. Visit our Driver Support Page to watch helpful step-by-step videos on how to install drivers based on their file extension.

How to Install Drivers

After you have found the right driver, follow these simple instructions to install it.

  1. Power off your device.
  2. Disconnect the device from your computer.
  3. Reconnect the device and power it on.
  4. Double click the driver download to extract it.
  5. If a language option is given, select your language.
  6. Follow the directions on the installation program screen.
  7. Reboot your computer.

Driver Updates for Popular Garmin USB Models

Model Rating Filename Size Total
Garmin USB Driver Update Utility
dfsetup.exe269 KB259,588 Free Download >>
GPS 18 Automotive Bundles Driver n/aGPS18USB_280.exe500.7 KB31 Free Download >>
GSD 20 Driver n/aGSD20_230_USB.exe426.0 KB12 Free Download >>
GPSMAP 188 Driver n/aGPSMAP188Sound... USB.exe6.0 MB4 Free Download >>
GPSMAP 188C Driver n/aGPSMAP188CSoun... USB.exe6.0 MB5 Free Download >>
GPSMAP 192C Driver n/aGPSMAP192C_230_USB.exe1.5 MB3 Free Download >>
GPSMAP 198C Driver n/aGPSMAP198CSoun... USB.exe1.5 MB1 Free Download >>
GPSMAP 2006 Driver n/aGPSMAP2006_200... USB.exe2.8 MB1 Free Download >>
GPSMAP 2006C Driver n/aGPSMAP2006_200... USB.exe2.8 MB6 Free Download >>
GPSMAP 2010 Driver n/aGPSMAP2010_201... USB.exe2.8 MB4 Free Download >>
GPSMAP 232 Driver n/aGPSMAP232_490_USB.exe6.0 MB4 Free Download >>
GPSMAP 3005C Driver n/aGPSMAP3005C_240_USB.exe5.7 MB3 Free Download >>
GPSMAP 3006C Driver n/aGPSMAP3006C_350_USB.exe5.6 MB7 Free Download >>
GPSMAP 182C Driver n/aGPSMAP182C_620_USB.exe6.0 MB8 Free Download >>
GPSMAP 182 Driver n/aGPSMAP182_490_USB.exe6.0 MB1 Free Download >>
GPSMAP 178C Sounder Driver n/aGPSMAP178CSoun... USB.exe1.6 MB31 Free Download >>
GDL 30 Driver n/aGDL30_250_USB.exe5.7 MB9 Free Download >>
GMR 20 Marine Driver
GMR20_260_USB.exe5.7 MB6 Free Download >>
GMR 40 Marine Driver n/aGMR40_260_USB.exe5.7 MB1 Free Download >>
GPS 17N Driver n/aGPS17N_270_USB.exe587.8 KB8 Free Download >>
GPS 17N Driver n/aGPS17N_270.exe655.4 KB7 Free Download >>
GPS 18 Driver
GPS18LVC_PC_USB_280.exe500.7 KB461 Free Download >>
GPS 17HVS Driver n/aGPS17HVS_280_USB.exe553.5 KB43 Free Download >>
GPSMAP 172C Driver n/aGPSMAP172C_250_USB.exe1.6 MB10 Free Download >>
GPSMAP 178 Sounder Driver n/aGPSMAP178Sound... USB.exe1.6 MB3 Free Download >>
GPSMAP 3010C Driver n/aGPSMAP3010C_350_USB.exe5.6 MB2 Free Download >>
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