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Mapsource update CD

I have just updated the mapsource to 2008. Everything downloaded successfully but my nuvi 660 now tells me it cannot unlock the maps. I entered the unlock code successfully but the unit just freezes on me.
What can I do

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  • djhill1 Dec 29, 2007

    Yes I have the same problem. I paid Garmin for an unlock code for City Navigator Australia 2008. The unlock code I received said the region is City Navigator Australia NT 2008 Deluxe All. Are they both the same? I unlocked City Navigator on 27 December 2007 and sent and email to Garmin that the code would not unlock the maps. I have not received a reply from Garmin. I have reinstalled the maps into Mapsouce several times but the unlock code does not work. The Nuvi 660 can not unlock maps
    King Regards,
    Denis Hill

  • ExcessiveGBH Jan 01, 2008

    I have a Garmin 660. When trying to update the Aust 2008 maps a window pops up saying. The map update on the Garmin GPS has failed. Press retry to update again. Other updates on this disc have been installed with no problems. I have two PC's one with Vista the other wth XP both givnig same displayed window. Have emailed tech support but they said setting in my PC is not set up correctly. I doubt this as two different operating systems giving the same result.

  • Flick23 Jun 20, 2008

    I have a similar problem, I bought my Nuvi 660 in August 07, and was sent the update city Navigator Australia Update for 08. I have tried uploading it and the computer says its been updated, I enter my unlock code in and everything is fine until I return to the compter menu which asks you to unlock the updated maps on the GPS, then a warning comes up saying there is an error and it can't be updated, so I press 'Retry' and it does the same thing...so I havn't got anywhere. Any suggestions?

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Hi check out this wed site, it will help. HT maps for the Nuvi are NOT for PC use. The map load onto the GPS as you install Mapsouce. Reinstall Mapsouce and take option 3 on the startup page of the program.

Good luck
Craig



www.gme.net.au/garmin/mapupdate/update2008.pdf

Posted on Dec 30, 2007

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