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Sorry to create a new topic but couldn't find the reply I need.

 

How can I delete all the geocaches saved on my GPS to load new ones? I have a lot stored from the early years (2013/4?) when I used BaseCamp.

 

I don't want to reset the machine cause I'll loose the maps a friend installed back then and some years later. 

 

The question is more if there is a (legal and safe) program that can manage the GPS like BaseCamp used to do. 

 

I use Windows 10 Home version 21H2 (if that is important)...

 

Thank you in advance! 

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Plug your Etrex 20 into your computer via the USB wire

 

The computer should attempt to pick it up as a new drive, allow it if prompted

 

Open up the File Explorer and the drive that is your Etrex 20, go to X:\Garmin\gpx folder  where X is the driver letter of your device. If you have an SD card installed, that will also show up as a hard drive on it's own but the path to any geocaches stored on your SD card will be the same as mentioned. 

 

Delete anything that is *.gpx, easiest to do if you sort by file type. That will clear the unit.

 

A full reset, which you probably don't need, will also delete out all the geocaches. But it's a much harder solution. 

 

That will clear your geocaches out of your unit. Basecamp still works with Windows 10 by the way and I use it for recording walks and bike rides. 

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