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mcchin_81
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Re: Tips for first time Nuvi users

Postby mcchin_81 » Mon Apr 25, 2011 10:17 pm

silverbeauty wrote:You are walking dangerous grounds by employing trial and error experimentation. The result could be a bricked Nuvi.

It may be a system file corruption that is causing the problem.

If under warranty suggest you bring it back to dealer you bought it from to have it fix.


:( sadly my unit a US unit from microcenter
so warranty is totally out of the questions

the wierd thing is MSM have no problem at all

anyhoo... email to garmin for some feedback
hopefully they can clear my mess-up [-o<

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Re: Tips for first time Nuvi users

Postby silverbeauty » Tue Apr 26, 2011 8:57 am

mcchin_81 wrote:
silverbeauty wrote:You are walking dangerous grounds by employing trial and error experimentation. The result could be a bricked Nuvi.

It may be a system file corruption that is causing the problem.

If under warranty suggest you bring it back to dealer you bought it from to have it fix.


:( sadly my unit a US unit from microcenter
so warranty is totally out of the questions

the wierd thing is MSM have no problem at all

anyhoo... email to garmin for some feedback
hopefully they can clear my mess-up [-o<



I suggest you keep your enquiries to Garmin support to the "pre-installed maps" and not mentioned MFM or other third party maps. From my experience, Garmin will not entertain this.

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Re: Tips for first time Nuvi users

Postby kingtamil82 » Fri Jun 03, 2011 10:23 pm

Hi All,, Im new to this,,

was just wondering,,will there be a waranty void on any of the garmin device if there's malfucion after downloading these free maps???

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Re: Tips for first time Nuvi users

Postby zamad » Sat Jun 04, 2011 8:16 am

kingtamil82 wrote:Hi All,, Im new to this,,

was just wondering,,will there be a waranty void on any of the garmin device if there's malfucion after downloading these free maps???
I always have my maps stored in SD cards on all my PNDs. This is to avoid running 'corrupted' maps stored in the main memory, which will cause the PND to go into an endless booting loop. If you stored your map on the SD card, you could easily remove it and reinstall a clean map (again), or re-format it if you wish.

And I did not answer your question. :mrgreen:
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Re: Tips for first time Nuvi users

Postby mcchin_81 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 5:11 pm

mcchin_81 wrote:Err
I am a totally newbie here

hello every seniors here

had my nuvi 1450 for a couple of days today
and it works flawlessly with the MFM map i got from here
and installed on the SD card

what i did just now is that i register and try updating the US map(US unit) before i go back up all the data)
then it happen
after reboot (while downloading the US Canada map)
i check out that MFM map become monotone blue as below shows
Image
Image

any reset, recopy, yield the same
the POI and navigation works
but when change to MSM and the ori US map shows yellow road and grey lorong etc..

how to fix this, seniors?
thank you
btw: tried search "blue road" "monotone blue" to no avail...


Hi
not sure if you guys remember me
the problem above seem solved with an update from Garmin themselves
now it is back to multi color glory
seems like a bug with the previous software version :peace:


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