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2 Gig SD card in my unit won't let me add anymore mp3's but I have only used 690MB of the card

What I have done is rip my cds using Windows Media Player and then i click and drag the files to my C550. It worked great until I got to 690MB on a 2 Gig SD card. Now when i try to load files it says "Cannot Copy file(the actual file name): The Directory or File cannot be Created. Does the problem lie with the SD card i bought, is it the C550, or is it Windows Media Player? I just bought my computer on New Year's Eve so it is up to date.

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Re: 2 Gig SD card in my unit won't let me add anymore...

It maybe that the system will not recognize any storage medium larger than 700megs or so. regardless of the size of medium. You can try and format the card but my instinct tells me you have reached the GPS's ability to store info. lemme know if this helps.

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After inserting a 1 gig sd card and copying the relevant software across using tomtom home, the unit switches on then goes to a screen that says please wait in about 5 different languages and an egg timer,...

delete everything on the card with windows i.e. double click on my computer select whatever drive letter it has asigned to the memory card in your TomTom unit, then select all and delete. Then restart TomTom home copy relevant software across or use the backup facility and everything worked just fine.

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If TT Go720:
- Buy a SD card, the faster the better..
- Choose between a SD or SDHC card.
- Mount in card slot, and your done...

The unit will read from both internal and SD card at the same time.

- Make a folder on sd card named "mp3"
- Put some mp3 somgs in there, and they will appear in the Music and Media option on the unit...

Any more questions, please don't hesitate.. ;-)

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