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Tried to update maps and now have trouble connecting to 550C Garmin and says corrupt files

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This is a nightmare and i have just solved it
download aprogram called winrar its free on the net
use this to extract the files instead of double clicking the icon downloaded and set it to extract the files to desktop it will ask you where you want to extract files to
now you should have a number of new files on your desk top find the icon called img open it and select CNEUNT2009.11Update_ENU for english
click on repair instaler and follow the wizard when it is complete go back to the original file you downloaded from garmin and double click it will now take you through the original process without the corrupt files
problem solved

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

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