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Maestro 4040 wouldnt not boot up

I purchase update for maestro 4040. Followed prompt and I needed update 2.36. It didnt update and I disconected the unit from PC and the unit won't boot up it shows "read venus.dat file error.

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You no doubt bricked your unit if you did that before the update was done. it must of been started for you to get that error..its a very common mistake thanks to magellan not making it clear enough to never interrupt updates..i think they do this in hopes it gets screwed up so you have to send it to them and pay 100 to repair it.

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HOPE THIS WORK FOR U

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Posted on May 08, 2009

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Magellan Maestro 4040 update


Hello,

There is no recent software updates for your magallen maestro 4040.

You just have to wait till a new one comes out.

But the most recent for now is the rev 2.26 version you are having.

When there is a new software update, you can find out through this link,

http://www.magellangps.com/support/product.asp?prodid=1873

Take care


Jul 04, 2010 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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Have a 4040 maestro magellan will not get off the magellan screen


if this just happened, and you have not tried to update it (sometimes the update causes this) then power the 4040 on and once it finished loading to the blue screen, using a paper clip, depress the reset switch on the left side and let it restart (little pinhole on the left side under the usb port)


if you need further help, just reply to this post.


bill

Jan 03, 2010 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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I updated my Maestro 4040 map with a SD card purchased separately.When I pushed the reset buttom I did not get the prompt to select my current region? What now?


it should be in the region section. go to the main menu, then tap the arrow on the righside and go to the options menu. then the regions tab. it should be the first tab on the top of the screen.


bill

Oct 18, 2009 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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Problem with gps


you need to call technicle suport at 8007079971 leasen to the answering mishine (1) english (4) (0) Maestro 4040

am not sure if is any charge for unlock voice

I hope this work for U
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Apr 11, 2009 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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Magellen Maestro 4040 code


it is not a scam .then why did you bought it ,i did on my magellan maestro 4000 the firmware update and map but this unit does not come with turn by turn like the old roadmate700 which gave the option to turn on or off turn by turn voice.but what can you do that is life. regardless you must go to magellan website and do all the Upgrades and Maps Updates
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  • Magellan Maestro 4040 Voice Upgrade Magellan Maestro 4040 Voice Upgrade Welcome. You are about to retrieve an Authorization Code for an unlock code so that you can upgrade your Magellan Maestro 4040.
    To purchase an Authorization Code you will need to:
    • Login to your existing user account, or create a new Magellan user account.
    • Register your product if you have not already done so.
    • Have a valid credit card with a billing address in North America or Europe. (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or Discover in North America, Visa or Mastercard in Europe).

    NOTE: This upgrade includes a new sound engine with a text-to-speech feature and an expanded vocabulary. This upgrade is non-refundable and non-reversible.

Sep 27, 2008 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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I have heard that there is an upgrade to the Magellan Maestro 4040, where you can actually speak to the device and get things like directions to the closest resturant. How do I get this upgrade if...


Upgrade your Magellan Maestro with hands-free Voice Command & Control for the easiest, most satisfying navigation experience.

Your Maestro 4040 will respond to your voice commands to give you quick information and an instant route to nearby points of interest. Activate Voice Command & Control and find the nearest coffee, food, gas and ATM simply by speaking. Ask for your current location and distance to destination and hear the details as you keep your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road. Just say the word and get instant information about the nearest roadside assistance.

Purchase the upgrade and you will be given a unique unlock code. Enter the code* into your Magellan Maestro 4040 and let your voice put you in command

Apr 16, 2008 | Magellan MAESTRO 3100 98083401 GPS Device

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Traffic kit


HI,
Let me say u that the maestro 4050 - Comes with the preloaded traffic kit with free 3 month subscription period .

But the maestro 4040 - does not comes with the preloaded traffic kit.If u want the traffic kit You have to purchases .

So both the 4040 and the 4050 is compatable with the traffic kit........

Jan 16, 2008 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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