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Downloading North American Maps

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I've purchased the North American Maps for my Garmin Nuvi 360.  Now I'm trying to download them onto my Navi and I can't seem to make it work.  Can you assist me please?


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Re: Downloading North American Maps

Can`t connectto upload to my computer. It doesn`t read the reciever.

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Re: Downloading North American Maps

Did you purchase a preprogrammed sd card or did you get software to download into your PC?

If you are downloading and need to enter unlock codes, avoid using Garmin's unlock wizard.  I generally have better luck unlocking from their website.

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