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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby silverbeauty » Sun May 29, 2011 9:05 am

shakyhand wrote:Hi all,

I've been using Mapsource for maybe 3~4 years... During that time I have formatted my computer and re-install training center and mapsource again and again without any problem... In fact just few months ago I formatted my laptop and re-install Training center and
mapsource and faced no problem at all...

However, my laptop mess up again when I uninstall some of trial software so I have to re-format my laptop again. As usual I re-install training center first and then mapsource, but to my surprise, when I launch mapsource, there is no map at all. Even after I download and install free malfreemap for garmin... I have done this more than 10 times before but never face this problem...

I'm scratching my head now.. hope forumers can help. Thank you...



After Mapsource loaded, update with latest from Garmin Website ( 6.163 ).

Also when running Mapsource, under select a product menu, make sure a map set map is selected.

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby dannytanx » Wed Jun 15, 2011 5:54 pm

I'm newbie here & using garmin nuvi 285W & nuvi 1350.

how to update the maps & which latest Mapsource version best for window 7?

kindly help me pls all sifu here [-o<

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby Inggo » Thu Jun 16, 2011 9:41 am

dannytanx wrote:I'm newbie here & using garmin nuvi 285W & nuvi 1350.

how to update the maps & which latest Mapsource version best for window 7?

kindly help me pls all sifu here [-o<


Here the latest map:
http://www.yousendit.com/transfer.php?a ... 3038D88EE4

complete set of mapsource:
viewtopic.php?p=5545#p5545

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby silverbeauty » Thu Aug 18, 2011 4:04 pm

Gamma2K wrote:hi all, im newbie here. I had try download the latest version mapsource 6.13.6 but when i try to install it wrote there "Previous mapsource not found" So where to find the previous mapsource to download? pls help all sifu tQ~!



Bro Gamma2K, I suggest you start reading from page 1 of this thread ... the answer is there ... :-'

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby Gamma2K » Thu Aug 18, 2011 10:03 pm

u mean create folder name to Garmin and then take 1 file rename to mapsource.exe ? i already did that but still it didnt work. Please help !

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby sobamy » Thu Aug 18, 2011 10:15 pm

Gamma2K wrote:u mean create folder name to Garmin and then take 1 file rename to mapsource.exe ? i already did that but still it didnt work. Please help !

Bro, just follow Bro Moeyhc' s step-by-step instruction as below:
moeyhc wrote:[snip]
- Make a folder in C Drive called Garmin (C:\Garmin)
- Copy a file (any file will do, size doesn't matter too) into this C:\Garmin folder
- rename the copied file to Mapsource.exe
- Run the Garmin installer
- Follow the onscreen instructions to install Mapsource
- Install a MfM map (note: Mapsource will not start unless there is at least one map installed)
- Done
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby planet69 » Sat Aug 20, 2011 2:02 pm

sobamy wrote:
Gamma2K wrote:u mean create folder name to Garmin and then take 1 file rename to mapsource.exe ? i already did that but still it didnt work. Please help !

Bro, just follow Bro Moeyhc' s step-by-step instruction as below:
moeyhc wrote:[snip]
- Make a folder in C Drive called Garmin (C:\Garmin)
- Copy a file (any file will do, size doesn't matter too) into this C:\Garmin folder
- rename the copied file to Mapsource.exe
- Run the Garmin installer
- Follow the onscreen instructions to install Mapsource
- Install a MfM map (note: Mapsource will not start unless there is at least one map installed)
- Done
[snip]




luv_yen360 wrote:What i did;
1. Download mapsourse.
2. Use winrar to extract the exe file.
3. Find main.msi file & setup.exe
4. Install main.msi
5. Install setup.exe


that should do it

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby sobamy » Sat Aug 20, 2011 8:57 pm

planet69 wrote:
sobamy wrote:
Gamma2K wrote:u mean create folder name to Garmin and then take 1 file rename to mapsource.exe ? i already did that but still it didnt work. Please help !

Bro, just follow Bro Moeyhc' s step-by-step instruction as below:
moeyhc wrote:[snip]
- Make a folder in C Drive called Garmin (C:\Garmin)
- Copy a file (any file will do, size doesn't matter too) into this C:\Garmin folder
- rename the copied file to Mapsource.exe
- Run the Garmin installer
- Follow the onscreen instructions to install Mapsource
- Install a MfM map (note: Mapsource will not start unless there is at least one map installed)
- Done
[snip]




luv_yen360 wrote:What i did;
1. Download mapsourse.
2. Use winrar to extract the exe file.
3. Find main.msi file & setup.exe
4. Install main.msi
5. Install setup.exe


that should do it

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby william427kh » Wed Sep 07, 2011 1:37 pm

sobamy wrote:
Gamma2K wrote:u mean create folder name to Garmin and then take 1 file rename to mapsource.exe ? i already did that but still it didnt work. Please help !

Bro, just follow Bro Moeyhc' s step-by-step instruction as below:
moeyhc wrote:[snip]
- Make a folder in C Drive called Garmin (C:\Garmin)
- Copy a file (any file will do, size doesn't matter too) into this C:\Garmin folder
- rename the copied file to Mapsource.exe
- Run the Garmin installer
- Follow the onscreen instructions to install Mapsource
- Install a MfM map (note: Mapsource will not start unless there is at least one map installed)
- Done
[snip]


Actually i also having the same problem with Gamma2K and i also follow the Bro Moeyhc' step by create the file in C drive, and the result still the same. Any 1 can help?

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

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