How To Solve Garmin Express Not Working Issue?

by Tom Wilson Roadrunner Email

Garmin Express is an application that was created to easily manage Garmin devices. It also helps in updating software and maps on Garmin devices. It also helps in downloading other applications related to the devices. 

Some Garmin users have complained about not working and that their attempts to fix it have been futile. If you are a user experiencing the same problem with, then you are at the right place. Many troubleshooting methods can help you get Garmin Express back to normal functioning. Read on to know and apply the needed methods.

5 Ways To Solve When It's Not Working

The following are some possible solutions that can help you fix Garmin Express. Go through each method carefully and apply it accordingly. 

  1. Ensure That The System Requirements Are Being Met

If you are unable to use, then perhaps the system requirements needed to make it run normally are not fulfilled yet. Check for the following requirements:

  • Operating System

  • Display

  • RAM

  • Hard Disk Space

  • High-Speed Internet

  1. Check That Garmin Express Is Updated

Many software updates take place on Garmin Express. Keep an eye out for any pending software update as it fixes bugs and errors taking place on the application. Garmin Map updates are equally important to keep them updated too. 

  1. Use Compatibility Mode

If is not working on your system, then maybe the version of Windows that you have installed on your computer doesn't support this application. In such cases, you can run the application in compatibility mode.

  • Right-click on Garmin and click on Properties.

  • Switch to the Compatibility tab, check Run this in compatibility mode or choose the version of Windows from the list. You can also try to run the program in Administrator Mode. 

  • Click on Apply and then on OK to save the changes which you have made. 

  • Check that Garmin is working normally now on your system. 

  1. Remove Corrupt Configured Files On Garmin

Sometimes, the configured files on Garmin get corrupted and hamper the application from working properly. Then you have no other option but to delete these corrupt configured files and regenerate new configuration information in the following steps:

  • Press Windows + R to open the Run window.

  • Input %localappdata% to open the Local Folder in the File Explorer. 

  • Find the Garmin folder named as _or_its_subsid and delete it. 

After deletion, restart your computer, reopen Garmin and check if it is working properly now. 

  1. Deactivate .net 4.6 Windows Component

An incompatible .NET framework could be the reason why is not working. Then delete the .NET framework which is installed on Garmin and get the specified and the most recommended .NET framework version to run the application. Restart the system after deactivating the .NET 4.6 Windows component. 

Summing Up 

These are 5 simple troubleshooting methods by which you can fix a Garmin Express not working issue. You can also try disabling the firewall on your system to solve the error. If none of these methods work, get in touch with the help service at Garmin.

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