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What a newbie needs to know: FAQ

Postby hornet » Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:06 pm

Hi newbie all,

:welcome: to MFM

1- What software needed ?
Software for your PC or lappy - Garmin Mapsource (free download)
Recommended Garmin Mapsource version: 6.13.7 for Windows XP. Get MapSource Users Guide at here.

2- How to install Mapsource?
Step by step guide refer here

3- How to install MFM free map?
Step by step guide here

4- How to feedback error, POI (Point Of Interest) & track?
Refer POI contribution guide
Refer here

5- Why you need Garmin Mapsource ? What format file use for contribution?
The only Garmin database file format (*.gdb) that we needed. Transfering data from Garmin device to PC by using usb cable then click receive device icon. Then save it in gdb format. Refer here


6- Why you need to feedback, submit tracklog & POI (Point Of Interest)?
Good question.....? :-? Free ....MFM map :thumbsup: , Better ....MFM map :champ: , MFM map improvement .... =P~


7- How to contribute POI & Track using Mapsource?
Pls refer here

8- How to do track log?
Use Garmin handheld model like Garmin eTrek, Garmin 60Csx, Garmin Colorado, Garmin Oregon, Papago R5800, Holux, Nokia Sports Tracker, I-Blue GPS Data logger & etc. Or other model refer Garmin Nuvi 2xx or Garmin Nuvi 2x5 / 7x5
Preferred 1-sec tracklog

9- How to start with new Garmin gadget?
Garmin device refer here

10- Where to download free GPS maps?
Here free Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei & Thailand , Indonesia (Navigasi.net)
At here: Garmin Free Public Download, Papago Free Public Download, Magellan.


11- How to help/donate MFM?
Please refer here

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Re: What newbie need to know? FAQ

Postby hornet » Sun Sep 27, 2009 12:57 pm

vivianvivian wrote:Hi All,

I've tried to install Mapsource, but I keep getting the msg Previous mapsource not installed, setup will terminate.

Help please!


Hi vivianvivian,

Follow this step:
1- Download Mapsource_6137.exe (recommended version.)
2- Run WinZip
3- Extract Mapsource_6137.exe
4- Go extracted folder, look for "MAIN.msi"
5- Click to run it - Main.msi
6- Then run "Setup.exe"
OR
Follow this step here
1-Download registry file here
2- Run mapsource.reg
OR
3- Click START > All program > Run > key-in REGEDIT > OK > click "File" > Import > mapsource.reg
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Re: What newbie need to know? FAQ

Postby keong8260 » Sun Sep 27, 2009 5:14 pm

vivianvivian wrote:Hi All,

I've tried to install Mapsource, but I keep getting the msg Previous mapsource not installed, setup will terminate.

Help please!


You might also consider reading this : http://www.malfreemaps.com/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=735

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Re: Hi to All Sifu Sifu~

Postby silverbeauty » Thu Oct 01, 2009 2:29 pm

dump_racer wrote:Hi to all garmin Sifu Sifu, I just got my Garmin set 255w in a week
, can Any one teach me how to Activate or setup the JUNCTION View?? thanks~
:) :) :)



Junction View is a feature that is embedded into firmware. It works automatically.

Take note that your set has to be a "Asian" local set for it to work.

Register at Garmin website with your unit ID# and you will find out if it is a local set or one from elsewhere of world.

www.garmin.com.sg

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Re: What newbie need to know? FAQ

Postby Kyrie » Sat Oct 03, 2009 11:16 am

Dear all

Sorry for intruption :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :-k :-k
Any link can explain how to upload *.gdb flle into my GPS .?

If dont have can somebody help me ?

I already try using mapsource but still blur due to MP :ko: :rolleyes:
cant detect & further more this file in separate file due to different sender.


Thanks
If U still lost in Sg Siput, dont blame me !

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Re: What newbie need to know? FAQ

Postby alyem » Sat Oct 03, 2009 11:43 am

Kyrie wrote:Dear all

Sorry for intruption :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :-k :-k
Any link can explain how to upload *.gdb flle into my GPS .?

If dont have can somebody help me ?

I already try using mapsource but still blur due to MP :ko: :rolleyes:
cant detect & further more this file in separate file due to different sender.


Thanks



What about this >> viewtopic.php?f=28&t=1443
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Re: What newbie need to know? FAQ

Postby Kyrie » Sat Oct 03, 2009 12:51 pm

alyem wrote:
Kyrie wrote:Dear all

Sorry for intruption :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :-k :-k
Any link can explain how to upload *.gdb flle into my GPS .?

If dont have can somebody help me ?

I already try using mapsource but still blur due to MP :ko: :rolleyes:
cant detect & further more this file in separate file due to different sender.


Thanks



What about this >> viewtopic.php?f=28&t=1443


Thank
Already search but dont have
Help me plzzz ?? :-? :-? :-?
If U still lost in Sg Siput, dont blame me !

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Re: What newbie need to know? FAQ

Postby keong8260 » Sat Oct 03, 2009 10:57 pm

Kyrie wrote:
alyem wrote:
Kyrie wrote:Dear all

Sorry for intruption :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :-k :-k
Any link can explain how to upload *.gdb flle into my GPS .?

If dont have can somebody help me ?

I already try using mapsource but still blur due to MP :ko: :rolleyes:
cant detect & further more this file in separate file due to different sender.


Thanks


What about this >> viewtopic.php?f=28&t=1443


Thank
Already search but dont have
Help me plzzz ?? :-? :-? :-?


Just plug in you GPSr, open mapsource (or your gdb file), then click send to device. :tq:
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Re: What newbie need to know? FAQ

Postby Kyrie » Sat Oct 10, 2009 2:34 pm

Dear all

Why each time start my GPS from my home or to my home always show long distance ? :frus: :frus:
Can i correct it ?
or any link can help me to solve this problem step bt step ?

Thank :prayer: :prayer:
If U still lost in Sg Siput, dont blame me !

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Re: What newbie need to know? FAQ

Postby alyem » Sat Oct 10, 2009 2:45 pm

Kyrie wrote:Dear all

Why each time start my GPS from my home or to my home always show long distance ? :frus: :frus:
Can i correct it ?
or any link can help me to solve this problem step bt step ?

Thank :prayer: :prayer:


Are you using Goozee?

GooZee is probably a China made GPS product and map support is questionable.
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