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I cant unload maps, garmin said unable to unlock the maps

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  • cesar_flores Oct 02, 2010

    i buy a program wich letme updated maps up to 4 times a year, and i receive e-mail and sai d i had maps ready to be unloaded, i did it and try to unloaded to the garmin, but the garmin said maps are locked and unable to unlocked.

  • cesar_flores Oct 02, 2010

    maps are locked in the garmin, or i cant loaded this from te computer

  • cesar_flores Oct 02, 2010

    i bought the program on 8/15/09 and i had a order # about that time i had the same problem and garmin people help me to solve the problem, or may be i miss understand, but any way i cant unlock the maps, im a truck driver and it is very important for me, so help me pls.

  • cesar_flores Oct 02, 2010

    at the begining i said unload the maps, but is not that, the right words are unlock the maps on the device, sorry,

  • cesar_flores Oct 02, 2010

    yes and tks for your help.


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Why do you want to unload the maps? It is usually not possible to remove them once they are on the device, but you can overwrite them with newer or different maps. Why would you want to unload them?
Thanks Tim

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    Tim Grayson Oct 02, 2010

    That is very strange, is the program through Garmin? I've never heard of such a thing. Have you used this "program" in the past to update the maps?


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    Tim Grayson Oct 02, 2010

    I see, well the only way to unlock them is with an unlock code, which that update service should provide. It may be necessary to call Garmin to get the unlock code if you can't find it in the updates... Please give them a call at 800.800.1020

    I'm so sorry, but you definitely need those unlock codes to get those maps unlocked, there is no other way. I believe their support is still open.



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