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Quest unit not accepting map info

My qust unit is not accepting a map area when i download from p.c.I says "no map" in bottom left of screen. All i get is a blank screen with my position being tracked by gps ,but no roads or anything.
I have tried to load it several times again o no avail.

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U need a firmware update i think

Posted on Mar 21, 2008

  • dewan nafees ahmed Mar 21, 2008

    1. Click on the link below and click "GPSMAP60CSx_360.exe".
    Choose to save the file to your computer.
    http://www.gpsinformation.org/perry/gps6...

    2. Choose a location where you can easily locate the file by saving it to a location such as the "My Documents" or Desktop.

    3. Once the download is complete, locate the file and double-click on it. This will launch the Win-Zip Self Extractor.

    4. Click on the button labeled "Un-zip".

    5. Once the un-zip process is complete, click on the "Close" button to exit the Win-Zip Self Extractor.

    6. Open the C:\Garmin folder locate the file named 'Updater' and double click on it.

    7.
    You should see the name of your GPS device next to the 'USB Device'
    option on the Updater program window. Select the 'USB Device' option,
    then click on 'OK' on the Updater program window to start the data
    transfer.

    8. Once this is complete the unit's operating system will be update to the current version.

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