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TomTom One map download process

I have a TOMTOM One and I lost the SD memory card. I purchased a TOMTOM Maps Collection US & Canada. I expected a new SD Card. What I got is a DVD with a new registration card, but no SD card - my mistake.

The DVD looks like it has all of the information from the original SD card on it but I don't know what to do. Can I buy a blank card and down load the info from the DVD? If so, how do I proceed?

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I just had this same problem. Quite strange. I have a Tomtom One New Edition and connected to a Vista Ultimate computer. Here is what I did to fix the problem I was having.

Exited out of the Tomtom HOME application. Went to "Computer" and right clicked the Tomtom drive (was M: for me, could be different for you) with the Red Icon. Selected properties and click on tools. From there I selected "Error-Checking" and only checked "Automatically scan and fix errors for me". It said it found a couple errors and corrected it. I then doubled clicked the icon in the bottom right portion of my screen which looks like a USB plug with a green check mark on it. I selected the drive and clicked stop. I disconnected the usb plug and then used a small tack on the bottom of the Tomtom unit to reset the device. After that, I turned the unit on and all was fine and I could clearly see that an update was applied.

Good luck! They really should have a support bulletin for this as this is clearly a common issue.

Posted on Dec 27, 2007

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