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Magellan roadmate 2120T too slow after updates

Does not function properly after updates

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Magellan support was actually pretty good helping me with the exact same issue. The problem (at least in my case) was that the map files were fragmented. I tried using the Windows defragmenter, but that made fragmentation even worse! The Magellan support engineer recommended I download UltraDefrag instead:
http://ultradefrag.sourceforge.net/en/index.html

Here's what I had to do to completely resolve my issue:
1. Download and install UltraDefrag
2. Connect my GPS to my PC
3. Move the MAP directory from my GPS drive (J:) to my hard disk
4. In UltraDefrag, make sure Action > Skip removable media is not selected
5. Run the optimizer (Ctrl-F7 or Action > Full optimization) after selecting the GPS drive (J: on my computer)
6. Copy the MAP files back to the J: drive AFTER optimization has completed

I double-checked the fragmentation after the files were copied and got 0%. After disconnecting the GPS from the PC, the unit rebooted and doing an address search no longer takes 15 seconds. POI searchs are also much faster than before.

Posted on Mar 17, 2013

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  • Chris Duggan Sep 07, 2013

    Thanks so much for posting this. The same solution worked on my magellan 3055 which was running poorly after the latest updates. It's like a new device !

  • Mike Sep 10, 2013

    Great advise. Worked on my Roadmate 2220LM. Thanks.

  • David Garrison
    David Garrison Nov 16, 2013

    Fantastic! This resolved the same issue on my 2120t and the maestro after software updates. Thank you.

  • Monica Morales-Orpinel
    Monica Morales-Orpinel May 23, 2014

    Awesome! Thanks for the advice, this was really helpful, i was getting frustrated as it kept freezing on me and i wasnt getting anywhere with it. Thanks so much!

  • Michael Guendogan
    Michael Guendogan May 27, 2016

    i have the 2136t-LM and experienced the same slow down issue after a map update. Followed the defrag instructions and it worked great.Thank you Crep1206

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How to reset it

Posted on Sep 27, 2012

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    Resetting the GPS varies on each unit. One of my GPS only has a single power slide. Hold it in the "ON" position for about 10 seconds. Then release it and hold it again for 3-5 seconds in the ON position. My other GPS has a power slide with a RESET position in the extreme right position.

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SOURCE: Magellan roadmate 300 wont turn on!

I think the problem is with the internal power jack which tends to break. the part is MG361213 and is available at laptopjacks.com. You have to take the Unit apart and remove the old jack and resolder the new one which is a three pin unit.

Good Luck

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

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SOURCE: free updates for the Magellan RoadMate 2200T - North America

http://www.torrentdownloads.net/search/?search=Magellan%20RoadMate%202200T%20NA%20Map%20and%20Software%20Update%20V2

Try this, free updates ($5.00) let me know how it works!

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Magellan roadmate 800 unlock code

turn off your unit with the slide switch on the top. Hold down the repeat button or the one beside the slide switch and then put the slide switch back to the on position. Then select hdd tools then format. exit out and turn the switch off and back on and it should work

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Maps Updates

where can i go for updated free magellan1200 maps to update my gps

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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SOURCE: I need update maps for My magellan roadmate 360

maps and updates are here

Posted on Jul 04, 2009

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