don, thanks for your interest. your right i wont be using the software often i mostly use a compase and a solid stick.
ok I open 'units' but i dont understand "make sure your postion format and map datum settings correspond to your written co-ordinates" What i see in 'position format' is hddd*mm.mmm' and in 'Map datum' I'm not sure what I'm suposed to look for in the multiple choices given.
I have a serial port cable. My Etrex is the model before the H series. It was given as a hand me down and came without any cd. Ron