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Nextar mn2707 firmware update

Need to update gps.. it doesn't work when i touch screen it freezes up

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  • ESAY Jul 12, 2008

    i got the same problem. after updating the firmware it freezes up. it keep on giving me the "System Scanning" WINDOW.

    How to fic this

  • a a Jul 15, 2008


  • mhiralall Dec 31, 2008

    would not even let me enter destination address. will not accept any usa adddress.

  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    I have the same problem.

  • Leroy Thomas Feb 28, 2009

    system freezes upon start. mn2707,

  • Davesgarbage Apr 23, 2009

    Wow, I did the same tap on the bottom right hand of the screen, and boom, everything is fine (for the moment). I was about to throw it out after sitting idle for almost 3 years. Thanks sillyguy.

  • Anonymous May 17, 2009

    Same here.
    I agree with joust.
    Let's boycott Nextar.
    Also could not get support.

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    I want to update my nextar gps



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I had this problem too with the one I got from my sister. If you tap your finger in the lower right of the touch screen mine came back on. I think it resets the screen with commands that come back into the screen area. Try that and let me know. Dale.

Posted on Nov 18, 2008

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Ditch it and buy another brand. These guys have very poor support.
they promised new maps. nothing.
they promised a fix for the Q: My MN2707 gets stuck on a screen that says "It is important that digital maps and PO", but the rest is cut off. NOTHING.
you call them and they say the fix is coming. They have abandoned us so I say don't give them another nickle.

Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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'know what guys? nextar have a new program call "product exchange program". so, you can trade your old & non-working nextar gps to a new and much better one. :)

Posted on Aug 17, 2008

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I have problem wit5h mn2707 . it says aquiring gps signal but not. what can i do?

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Are there any POI updates available?

to the right of the screen find:

download_top.gif Look for FREE software upgrades. Checkout our Download Center.
unfortunately ... there are none for your system at this time.

GPS Systems Support

Please find below the Nextar FREE Support updates:
The following is for firmware upgrade that fixes any known issues with the GPS operating system
*These updates are ONLY for the models listed. Attempting to apply them to a different model will damage the unit and void your warranty.*

Model#: P7

Model#: I4-BC

go to for alotta help. tinkr

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