Garmin USB Data Card Programmer Does Not Work Correctly on a Virtual Machine

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When you try to transfer data (read or write) by using the Garmin USB Data Card Programmer with a Garmin Global Positioning System (GPS) unit on a Windows-based virtual machine, you receive the following error message:
USB Data CRC Error
This problem occurs even when you successfully installed the driver for the Garmin USB Data Card Programmer.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.
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Article ID: 824637 - Last Review: 01/11/2015 05:13:57 - Revision: 3.0

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