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Got updates and when installing says I need TFAT disk

How do I get a TFAT Disk?

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It is part of the gps..when you plug your gps in to your computer via the usb cable..the hardware wizard will install your gps..youll be able to see the tfat in your computer once it is installed.

do not attempt to move any files or you might render your magellan inoperable....

follow the update instructions to the letter and do not unplug it before the update has finished.

the update isnt actually that involved, but magellan could of made it alot easier then it is...instead, they have made it very easy to mess it up, due to there poor update process.

let me know if you need more help.


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hi scott,

i might not understand what your asking, but if vista is listing the tfat and the sd card slot, then it is being recognized...thats what its suppose to do.

with the gps on and booted, once you plug in the usb cord, the hardware wizard should pop up and install it, then youll see it listed as tfat in your computer.

if im missing your ? please post back so i can help you further.

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