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I have a medion MD96800 satnav which is not being recognized by windows xp or even Vista and when I connect it I get a message USB device not recognized.Can you please advice ...

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  • tonyforte Feb 11, 2009

    Medion computer and a Tom Tom go720. Worked fine until a short time ago, then just stopped.

  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2009

    I have the same problem with a TomTom One 125. It worked fine until I went through two airport x-ray machines. Now none of my computers can recognize it. I've tried hard resets w/o any luck.

  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2009

    Just returned today - went through airport twice - now system not recognized.

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Pachicat you were exactly right! I had mine connected upside down too! Thanks for the tip!

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SOURCE: tom tom go720 device isn't recognized by tom tome home

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SOURCE: unable to connect my 720 to my computer via USB docking station.

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SOURCE: SG4 Sky Caddy driver

Make sure your cord is plugged into the SkyCaddie with the cord pointing down towards the battery, not going up. It makes sense and it is easier to plug in with the cord going up, but you will eliminate this error if you plug in the cord with the cord going up.

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SOURCE: are mapping updates available for the medion pna sat nav

I am sure you can find something here, I am not sure which applies to you but this I believe is your system.

http://www.navigating.de/cms/index.php?id=708

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I had the same problem here in New Zealand. Navman would be recognized using USB.

I tried it with Windows Vista and Windows XP. In the end, I connected to windows 7, it was immediately recognized. I had the option to apply a few upgrades which I did.

After the upgrade, it now also works for windows vista and windows XP

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Backup and Restore Favourites on Garmin Nuvi Satnav


If your garmin nuvi satnav becomes faulty it may have to be reset or indeed scrapped. Either way you lose the places saved in your favourites folder.

If you have backed them up to your computer it's a simple matter to restore them to your reset nuvi or to a new one.

To Backup Favourites in GarminNuvi Satnav


Instructions for PC:
  1. Connect the Garmin nuvi satnav to your computer
  2. Go to the Start menu
  3. Choose My Computer (or Computer for Vista and Windows 7)
  4. Right-click the Garmin nuvi drive and select Open
  5. Double-click the Garmin folder (For nuvi 1xxx series units skip this step)
  6. Double-click the GPX folder
  7. Right-click on the Current.gpx file
  8. Choose Copy from the right-click menu
  9. Right-click on any blank area on the desktop
  10. Choose Paste to put a copy of it on your computer's desktop
Instructions for Mac:
  1. Connect your garmin nuvi satnav to your Mac
  2. When you see the Garmin nuvi mounted to the desktop, double-click on it
  3. Double-click on the Garmin folder (For nuvi 1xxx series units skip this step)
  4. Double-click the GPX folder
  5. Click once on the Current.gpx file
  6. Go to the Edit menu at the top of the screen
  7. Click Copy "Current.gpx"
  8. Click any blank area on the desktop
  9. Go to the Edit menu again
  10. Click Paste Item
Now, if for some reason you need to put the file back onto your garmin nuvi satnav, you will need to send it over to your satnav using a program. For the PC, you will need MapSource which can be downloaded at:http://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=209

To send the file back to the satnav using MapSource on a PC:
  1. Connect your Garmin Nuvi satnav to the PC
  2. Go to the Start menu
  3. Highlight All Programs (Or just Programs for Vista and Windows 7)
  4. Highlight Garmin
  5. Click MapSource
  6. Click on the File menu
  7. Select Open...
  8. At the top where it says "Look in:", select Desktop
  9. At the bottom where it says "Files of type:" select GPS eXchange Format (*.gpx)
  10. Click on the Current.gpx file
  11. Click Open
  12. Click on the Transfer menu
  13. Click Send To Device...
  14. Select the GPS in the Device drop-down list.
  15. Click Send
Currently MapSource does not work with the Mac operating system so you'll either need access to a windows computer or a windows environment on your Mac to send the file back to your satnav.

on Feb 23, 2011 | GPS

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No Detailed Maps Found That Support Routing


A lot of people have looked for solutions to the message "No detailed maps that support routing" which can appear on Garmin Nuvi satnavs.

This solution can also be used when the message doesn't appear but no maps are loaded. When no maps are loaded try the instructions in paragraph 5 below Selecting Maps on your Garmin Satnav

If that doesn't solve your problem the maps may be locked. In this case return to paragraph 2 below and follow the instructions to the end

(This solution is for both PC and MAC users. Follow the instructions only for whichever you use).

The "No Detailed Maps Found That Support Routing" message may appear on your Garmin nuvi satnav for the following reasons:
  • The Satnav is missing it's unlock code
  • The maps on the Satnav have been disabled
1. To determine the cause of the message, touch the screen until the message "No Detailed Maps Found That Support Routing" disappears.
  • If you see a "Can't Unlock Maps" message following this, remove any microSD / SD cards in the device and follow the instructions below for Retrieving your unlock codes followed by the instructions for Creating an unlock file
  • If you do not get the Can't Unlock Maps message then skip to Paragraph 5. below Selecting Maps on your Garmin Satnav
2. To retrieve unlock codes you need to have your satnav registered with garmin. If you haven't already registered it, connect the satnav to your computer and go to www.garmin.com. Select your country from the dropdown list and click "Register your garmin device". Follow the prompts. You'll be asked to create a username and password. Keep them safe. You'll need them anytime you need to update your maps or solve problems in the future.

3. Retrieving your unlock codes:
  • Log into your myGarmin account
  • Select Manage Maps
  • Select Details

  • The unlock code is located under the Installed Maps.
Creating an unlock code file for PC:
  • Plug your Garmin device into the USB port
  • Double-Click on My Computer or Computer located on the desktop
  • Right-Click on the Garmin or nuvi drive
  • Click Explore
  • Double-Click on the Garmin folder
  • Right-Click in a blank space in this window
  • Move your mouse over the word New
  • Select Text Document
  • Press Enter / Return on your keyboard
  • Double-Click on the New Text Document. This will open the New Text Document in a window called Notepad
  • Type the unlock code that is listed in the Manage Maps section of your myGarmin account in all upper-case letters with no spaces
  • Select File
  • Select Save As
  • Change the Save As Type to All Files
  • Type gmapprom.unl in all lower-case letters for the File name
  • Select Save
  • Close the Notepad window
  • Delete the New Text Document file

  • Disconnect the Satnav from your computer
Creating an unlock code file for Mac:
  • Open the TextEdit application located in the Applications folder on the Mac HD
  • Click Format
  • Select Make Plain Text
  • Type in the unlock code that you retrieved from your mygarmin account. The unlock code should be in all capital letters and with no dashes.
  • Click Save As and name the file as gmapprom.unl (Note: Be sure to uncheck the box If no extension is provided, use .txt)

  • Copy the gmapprom.unl file to the GARMIN folder on your device. (Note: Save the file directly to the Garmin mass-storage device if connected)
4. If you have a second maps you may also need to unlock it e.g. if the first map is USA and second is EUROPE this may also need to be unlocked
  • Plug your Garmin device into the USB port
  • Double-Click on My Computer or Computer located on the desktop
  • Right-Click on the Garmin or nuvi drive
  • Click Explore
  • Double-Click on the Garmin folder
  • Right-Click in a blank space in this window
  • Move your mouse over the word New
  • Select Text Document
  • Press Enter / Return on your keyboard
  • Double-Click on the New Text Document. This will open the New Text Document in a window called Notepad
  • Type the European unlock code that is listed in the Manage Maps section of your myGarmin account. This will need to be typed in all upper-case letters with no spaces
  • Select File
  • Select Save As
  • Change the Save As Type to All Files
  • Type gmapprom1.unl in all lower-case letters for the File name
  • Select Save
  • Close the Notepad window
  • Delete the New Text Document file

  • Disconnect the Satnav from your computer
5. Selecting maps on your Garmin Satnav:
  • Touch the wrench icon on the Where to/View map screen
  • Touch Settings (or Locale on some models)
  • Touch Map
  • Touch Map Info

  • Press the checkbox next to the maps to be selected on the satnav
    A tick will appear in the box. The map is now selected.

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