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Cannot unlock maps on sd card - Garmin 010-00358-00 GPS Receiver

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  • jhonesnaps Aug 23, 2008

    sd will not unlock

  • float666 Sep 04, 2008

    tryed photo sd card same thing happens

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Firstly, connect your device to a computer. You will find a folder in the device called 'Garmin'. In this folder will be multiple files that start with the phrase 'gmap'.
Delete the files starting with 'gmap'.
Once you have done this, re-load the courses on your device using the Garmin CourseView updater which can be found here:
http://software.garmin.com/en-GB/courseview_updater.html
Simple!

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You need the unlock code to add maps to your GPS unit. If you purchased the maps through Garmin or an authorized Garmin dealer, contact Garmin and they will help you with the unlock. If you downloaded the maps from the internet from a site other than Garmin, those maps won't unlock.

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Returned the unit

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