Garmin GPSMAP 296 Free Driver Download (Official)

Garmin GPSMAP 296 Free Driver Download (Official)  for Windows XP, 2000, NT4, ME, 98
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Supported Models

GPSMAP 296 Driver



Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows ME, Windows 98

File Name

GPSMAP296_391Beta.exe (2.8 MB)


3.91 (20-Dec-2005)

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Uploader Notes


Instructions for using this software

Download the appropriate self-extracting archive file for your GPSMAP296 onto your hard drive.

Unzip the files in the archive by running the downloaded executable file.

Connect your GPSMAP296 to a free USB or serial port on your PC with the correct PC interface cable.

Turn on your GPSMAP296. If you are using USB, ensure it shows USB as connected when the cable is plugged in. If you are using serial, ensure the Serial Data Format is set to 'Garmin Data Transfer' for the port you are using. You can find this setting on the 'Com 1' or 'Com 2' tab of the 'Setup' section of the Main Menu.

Change to the directory in which you unzipped the files, (i.e., C:\GARMIN), and run the update program, updater.exe. Select USB or the ap

Uploaded By

Purushothaman (DG Staff Member) on 3-Feb-2006

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
026001000391.rgn 3.9 MB 19 Dec 2005
Updater.exe 720.9 KB 6 Aug 2004
gpsmap296_0391.txt 18.2 KB 19 Dec 2005

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