What a newbie needs to know: FAQ

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Re: What newbie need to know? FAQ

Postby cynide » Mon Nov 02, 2009 12:05 am

romeje wrote:Hi,

Just a silly question. I was just wondering when I want to install the latest MFM map in the future, do I need to uninstall the previous map?

Thank you.


If u cut & paste it will overwrite it bro. :thumbsup:

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Re: What newbie need to know? FAQ

Postby romeje » Mon Nov 02, 2009 12:18 am

Thanks for the quick reply cyanide.

What I meant was regarding the map already installed in mapsource.

Will the new map installation over-write the existing map in mapsource automatically and similarly the generated gmapsupp overwrite the old one?
:-?

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Re: What newbie need to know? FAQ

Postby zamad » Mon Nov 02, 2009 6:37 am

Correct. The new map installation will over-write the existing map in mapsource.
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Re: What newbie need to know? FAQ

Postby jep_holux » Mon Dec 14, 2009 3:53 pm

sorry my english is not so good to write...

i'm a new user of HOLUX 62E (Just yesterday buying from PC fair at Persada Johor)
i dont know where to start i mean to update this maps...anyone can help plezzz...

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Re: What newbie need to know? FAQ

Postby alyem » Mon Dec 14, 2009 4:02 pm

jep_holux wrote:sorry my english is not so good to write...

i'm a new user of HOLUX 62E (Just yesterday buying from PC fair at Persada Johor)
i dont know where to start i mean to update this maps...anyone can help plezzz...


Bro..
Update map here >> viewtopic.php?f=23&t=3184
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Re: What newbie need to know? FAQ

Postby keong8260 » Wed Apr 07, 2010 12:53 am

ian_lbt86 wrote:hi
I'm new here.
i'm still having problem finding the unit ID
anyone can help?


Got to be more specific. What unit ID of... Nuvi, handheld, GMXT???

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Re: What newbie need to know? FAQ

Postby ian_lbt86 » Wed Apr 07, 2010 12:49 pm

its ok
i think i mange to do it last night
My main problem now is how do i load the map into the garmin?
I'm using garmin xt.
i try the mfm installer when i view in my n95, it shows a euro map..

is there any guide for the mfm installer?

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Re: What newbie need to know? FAQ

Postby keong8260 » Fri Apr 09, 2010 9:35 pm

ian_lbt86 wrote:its ok
i think i mange to do it last night
My main problem now is how do i load the map into the garmin?
I'm using garmin xt.
i try the mfm installer when i view in my n95, it shows a euro map..

is there any guide for the mfm installer?


Just load the gmapsupp.img into your Garmin folder at you N95... that all.

You said about "showing" a euro map, I suspect that your N95 GPS haven't log to the GPS yet.

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Re: What newbie need to know? FAQ

Postby ian_lbt86 » Sun Apr 11, 2010 5:18 pm

keong8260 wrote:
ian_lbt86 wrote:its ok
i think i mange to do it last night
My main problem now is how do i load the map into the garmin?
I'm using garmin xt.
i try the mfm installer when i view in my n95, it shows a euro map..

is there any guide for the mfm installer?


Just load the gmapsupp.img into your Garmin folder at you N95... that all.

You said about "showing" a euro map, I suspect that your N95 GPS haven't log to the GPS yet.


Ic. I'm not sure why my signal is always 1 bar..

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Re: What newbie need to know? FAQ

Postby keong8260 » Sun Apr 11, 2010 5:26 pm

ian_lbt86 wrote:
keong8260 wrote:
ian_lbt86 wrote:its ok
i think i mange to do it last night
My main problem now is how do i load the map into the garmin?
I'm using garmin xt.
i try the mfm installer when i view in my n95, it shows a euro map..

is there any guide for the mfm installer?


Just load the gmapsupp.img into your Garmin folder at you N95... that all.

You said about "showing" a euro map, I suspect that your N95 GPS haven't log to the GPS yet.


Ic. I'm not sure why my signal is always 1 bar..


You got "stand" under open sky a bit longer in order to get the first sat fix...


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