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Frozen map screen

The map screen froze and will not reset itself. Other functions use such as I can enter address or delete address but it will always give directions from the frozen location.

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Try purchasing a new SD memory card (brand name) and installing the files there. Sometimes the manufacture sends cheap SD cards and the data is easily lost in damaged or poorly made SD cards. I have a EVESHAM 2007 and installed the files from the original CDto a new SD card and solved freezing and other problems resulting from poor data transmission from the cheap SD.

Also, try going online to the manufactureer's web site to see if they have downloads/ updates available there to replace the origianl install files that came with the unit. Always put on new brand new SD card.

Hope this helps

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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Are you having any other trouble with the map -- weird display or stuff missing or error messages?

I ask because the data that should be appearing is part of the map database and I'm beginning to suspect corrupt files.

Did you recently update your firmware? Manually, or using [shudder] web updater

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