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Downloading new version 6 to my roadmate 700-760 gps

I started the down load with no problem and about 45 mins into the download my screen went blank on the reciever,I had two optins 1st download with no maps. shut down and call magellan.

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  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2007

    I had a similar problem. I got about 80% through the update process for version 6 on my Roadmate 700 and then the screen said that it could not locate my GPS unit. I tried everything it suggested including unplugging and replugging the USB and restarting etc and now when I turn it on it says "no map data" and I have 2 choices on the GPS - Continue or Shutdown. If I choose continue it just reboots and comes back to the same screen again and it keeps automatically doing that over and over again by itself and the computer cannot find the device because it keeps rebooting.

  • marmcfly Dec 23, 2007

    same exact problem here...is there something wrong with the update they're shipping?

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I had a very similar problem downloading the new version for my roadmate 700 as well. I chose to shut system down .I then unplugged everything. I reinstalled the dvd into my computer.I powered up the roadmate700 and hit the enter button and the screen came up to pick user I hit user one. I plugged the USB calble in and started the download again and it worked out for me just fine. I hope this works for you also. Good Luck

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I downloaded this new software for my gps and it said to unplug it from my computer, so I did. Now it won't turn on. It just keeps going to the loading screen. There is no reset button and if I turn it off...


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tim if you havent already sent your unit into magellin i have a 5 min fix for you.
1) plug in your magellin
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Need an update for magellan roadmate 1200


Magellan® RoadMate® 1200 Software Update Version 1.50/3.12 - Release Notes This update applies to Magellan RoadMate 1200. It includes the following features, fixes, and improvements:

Improvements:
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  • Map Draw Improvements improve zooming, panning, and time to display the map

The software update version corresponds to your current software version:

  • If you have software version 1.46 or 1.48, your software will be updated to v1.50.
  • If you have software version 3.10, your software will be updated to v3.12.
You can locate your software version by following these steps:

  1. Start at the Main Menu.
  2. Press the arrow on the bottom right of the screen.
  3. Select "User Options"
  4. Select "System Settings"
  5. Select "Next"
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  7. Your software version is on the line titled "Firmware Version"
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you must register your magellan on their website before they will let you download anything.

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


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