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Maps Update 2008 North America Problem

I just updated Streetpilot c550 with the update and have lost all the local streets. I get "No data Available" when I try to get to an address or intersection. Ed

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Re: Maps Update 2008 North America Problem

Turn on the Garmin. Look for the little wrench on the screen and select it. Now look for Map, select Map. Now look for "Map Info", select Map Info. Verify that there is a check mark next to City Navigator North America NT

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2 - 512mb SD card
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1 - connect the GPS to the computer
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4 - Once the GPS is updated with the US map. Browse the Map update disk contents. This can be done with going to "My Computer" right click on your CD/DVD drive and click on "Explore"

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9 - Go into your newly created "garmin" folder right click and paste the "gmappromU.img" file. (This may take upto 20 to 30 mins)

10 - Once the process is complete, Rename the "gmappromU.img" file to --> "gmapsupp.img" (watch for spelling, no caps at all)

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