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Map Data Locked

The first screen that pops up now says "Map Data is locked. Please contact customer support for an unlock code." A screen or two later I get a message that says "map data not present. Please insert data card with valid map data". One did not come with the unit that I am aware of (it was purchased in '04)

I called customer support and they said that it's a hard drive problem and that I should send in the unit and pay $201 for an upgrade. I called a day later hoping to get a better solution - different guy, same suggestion.

Any thoughts or solutions?

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Re: Map Data Locked

Do not bother i had a 700 roadmate they start having lots of problems like fozen screens to losing satilite signals ,get the magellan mastreo 4000 or the roadmate 800 both are portable and has rechargable internal battery,800 you can buy extra batterys,the 4000 has no extra batterys to buy,they both have windows core 5.0 and i have both of them the are real good with no problems.belive me .

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