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Shinco PNA GM-408

I have a problem with my shinco ( model: GM-408 ) personal navigation system. I am in Sydney, Australia and the thing worked fine for the last year or so. Anyway the other day I saw on the screen what looked like an update to my software with a EULA and an agree button. I assumed it was doing the update through the GPS and I touched the agree button and it went to another window telling me about the hazards of operating the GPS whilst driving with a box which I ticked so this message wouldn't come up again. When I pressed on the "next" button I was taken to the map screen and it showed I was in Melbourne, which is 1000k away from Sydney. So now my satellites aren't showing and I cannot use the GPS, but everything else works fine, just the most important thing doesn't ( the GPS navigation cause no satellites). I tried resetting the unit but no joy. I don't have the Destinator programme which it uses to reinstall as I feel it's a software problem, somehow got corrupted during that update. It came with everything preinstalled, Destinator 6.1.8.357 and all Australian maps. It's been a terrific unit up til my problem and if anybody can help me with it I would really appreciate it.
Nick
nick.brandt@optusnet.com.au

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  • Drkangel Nov 20, 2008

    if u could send me the disc that would be a great help thankyou

  • noppey Mar 08, 2009

    I have the same problem as well, can someone please tell me what and how can I fix this ?????

  • buds5 May 02, 2009

    I do not have the same problem, however I have the issue with Updating the Maps.

    This is turning into a challenge. I have a lot of digging and just cant get any updated maps!!! which is just plain stupid.

    I guess if all Shinco users get together, maybe we may have an opportunity to request the company to put up updated maps. I read somewhere that some other user tried contacting the company but with no luck.

    Rgds
    Buds5 melbourne

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I have the original disc that came with this model that I can send to you.
Mine works fine I just want to upgrade the maps to a later version, but can't find where as the shinco website was no use at all.

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