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Unlock code I have just recently ordered and received a disc with the 2009 maps for my unit, when i get to a certain area in the process of trying to install these maps I'm prompted that I can't unlock these maps I've even tried to select the option to buy new maps with credit card. Can you help?

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First, I'm rather surprised that you have 2009 map updates... it's still 2008.

Secondly, you may need to call GARMIN to talk to their tech support... they can straighten out this problem if you've already paid for the map update.

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You should register your unit on GARMIN's website, it will speed the process.

Posted on Jul 18, 2008

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I have recently purchased nüMaps


Since you have (2) maps, North America and Europe, you will have (2) map files on the directory. They are:

gmapprom.img (North America map)
gmapprom1.img (Europe map)

Do you see both of these file names? Do you have unlock files associated with them such as:

gmapprom.unl (North America map unlock code)
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These files should be 1 gigabyte or more in file size. If they are not, then they are possibly corrupted.


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Yes. There is one more mapset and then there will be no more for us using the StreetPilot 2620. You are looking for the disc set North American Navigator 2009. Make sure you do not purchase the NT version. I found the item on EBAY for $81and purchased it and it worked just fine. The 2009 is the last compatible map set that Garmin released for the 2620. Be certain that what you purchase includes that unlock key otherwise you will spend another $75 on that at the Garmin Unlock Site.

Here is the link that is good for a few more days, however, may relist it. The seller is yumelectronics and the search term is 2009 City Navigator.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=390193775928

Here is the search for EBAY:
http://shop.ebay.com/i.html?_nkw=city+navigator+2009

Here is the item on Garmin's site:
https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?pID=8465

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It is $99.99.

Good luck, and let me know if you have any other questions.

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When i turn on the gps it says can't unlock map


This means that you are missing the unlock code to unlock the map on your unit. did you just recently try to upgrade the map?

Please see this link:

http://www.sharc.net/gps_lost_map.htm


- Jim

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Map updates are free for units which are recently sold with the older maps and the new maps have been published, ie you just bought a unit in 2009 which still had 2008 maps on it after the 2009 maps had been released. Rather than recall all the units from the store shelves, they offer free updates on the mapping software. Continually updating the maps on 18 month old units is not free, there is an update charge. What is free from Garmin is the unit's software. Hope this clarifies your assumption.

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Where did you download the Australian maps from? If from Garmin, contact Garmin for the unlock code. Maps have to be unlocked to a specific unit.

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This error is caused by a corrupt or missing map unlock code. Please email me @ sharcnet-usa@sharc.net and I will talk you through on how to fix the problem.

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