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Cannot load maps onto micro SD card.

I cannot seem to load maps onto the Micro SD card. Can you load mapsource maps from PC directly to micro SD card in GPS unit? My PC recognizes that there is something in the drive but shows no space used and no space free. What am I doing wrong?

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  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2008

    I get sucess to insert the maps, extension img, but i do not get success to look theses ones.

  • samico111 Mar 31, 2008

    I tried to copy my SD Topos so that if I lost one I would have a replacement. I copied the files from the SD Card to the Hard drive on my PC and then rewrote the files to a new SD card. The GPS would not recognize the maps on the SD Card. Has anyone else tried to make a spare SD card? If so how did it work and how did you accomplish it.

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Yust go to www.mapwel.biz/down.htm get software MapUpload and now you can upload any map to micro sd card without loosing your existing map.

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My micro sd card says write protected. can not load  any maps. have done so in the past 2gig micro sd.

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