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I just downloaded a map update and now my home address and favourites have disappeared from my unit

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  • thomaspp Dec 03, 2008

    Hi, I did the same updates on Dec 2 and now I have no maps at all. Still waiting on answer from TOMTom. Not happy.



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Your Favorites are located in the Map directory in the TomTom.
For example if your using the North American map (North_America).
In a file named MapSettings.cfg.
When you update the map and some times the application this file is overwritten.
I recommend copying the file to the root directory of the TomTom or your computer if changes are made. That way you have a easy back-up of your favorites file.

Unfortunately to recover your old file you may damage other file in the process.

I hope this helps.

Steve

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

  • Dragonstyne Dec 12, 2008

    I forgot to add copy your backed-up file to your map directory and overwrite the MapSettings.cfg file placed there in the updat procedure. you will notice that it was considerably smaller than your backed-up file.



    Steve

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