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I have problem when going into the maps i gat an error "hardwareIDchange" i need to reset it and load the maps please help

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  • sweetthorn Apr 07, 2009

    hi i have exactly the same problem my gps has been in the shop for a month already .Apparently it cannot be fixed so they say!!!!!!!!!

  • rakeshthebom Apr 10, 2009

    no sd card was used i updated the software from the mio site now i can not do anything with this device do to the error hardwareIDchange" and its not pirated or cracked and the software can not be uninstalled

  • rakeshthebom Apr 10, 2009

    The Mio P550 is a PDA ( personal device assistant) which has gps software called mio v3 and i updated it to v3.2 as per web site when going into the gps software it gives the error hardwareIDchange"


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It can be fixed...this is happening because you changed the sd card that contains the gps software. Uninstall the gps software from the device ( remove installed programs) and then install again. If it shows you again the same error, your gps software is pirated and you must buy an original one, or find a better cracked one ;). Remember : DO NOT DUPLICATE ORIGINAL SD CARDS because the licence file will not work and you will get that error "hardwareIDchange" ( "hardwareIDchange" it says that your sd card hardware id has been changed)

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  • kingul Apr 10, 2009

    So....this means we are not talking about Mio P550, because Mio P550 is a PDA ( personal device assistant)

  • kingul Apr 10, 2009

    Yes , it is, and like any other pc, it have an option for uninstalling software. You must uninstall software and install it again( with the original installation kit) . Is this so hard for you to understand? You should read the manual instruction before posting

  • kingul Apr 10, 2009

    And by the way, the gps software is called Miomap, not mio, and because you did that update, the license was changed


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