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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby aikliang » Mon Dec 21, 2009 1:27 pm

zeevon wrote:I've install garmin map source as follow the instruction but it is not running.
After installation, I try to run the map source program and I get an error message "MapSource could not find any installed MapSource map products.
Please install one or more MapSource Map products and start MapSource again."
Please help. Thank you.


please download and install the latest MFM maps. After that you should be able to use mapsource. download the maps from here:- viewtopic.php?f=23&t=893
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby aikliang » Mon Dec 21, 2009 1:38 pm

aikliang wrote:
zeevon wrote:I've install garmin map source as follow the instruction but it is not running.
After installation, I try to run the map source program and I get an error message "MapSource could not find any installed MapSource map products.
Please install one or more MapSource Map products and start MapSource again."
Please help. Thank you.


<span>please download and install the latest MFM maps. After that you should be able to use mapsource. download the maps from here:- <a href="http://www.malfreemaps.com/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=893" class="smarterwiki-linkify">http://www.malfreemaps.com/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=893</a></span>


Also try to follow the instructions here:- viewtopic.php?f=28&t=735. If that doesn't work, go through the forum on How to Install Mapsource (all 13 pages, I think the problem have been highlighted a few times already). If the solution is not anywhere, then re-post here again with more details (ideally sequence of what you did, what error message, etc. This way sifus can help you better)
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby mikelim » Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:01 pm

I'm having the same problem as below.... i have downloaded latest mfm map but still cannot.... i installed the mfm map into C drive local folder... or should I install it into Mapsource folder or garmin folder???? very confusing....


silverbeauty wrote:
okone wrote:i've download the registry mapsource file and do whait i have to do.. and i,ve install mapsource 6137, and when its done and lauching.. this dialog box appear "mapsource could not find any installed mapsource map products" "please installl one or more mapsource map products and start mapsource again" which steps that i missed? somebody help plz



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Download MFM map from our download link and install la ......... :thumbsup:

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby alyem » Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:07 pm

mikelim wrote:I'm having the same problem as below.... i have downloaded latest mfm map but still cannot.... i installed the mfm map into C drive local folder... or should I install it into Mapsource folder or garmin folder???? very confusing....


When you download the MFM map and saved it at C or D any folder.. but when you click on "RUN" it will saved it in "C" drive automatically and it will open a Garmin>Malfreemap folder auotmatically...
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby silverbeauty » Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:14 pm

alyem wrote:
mikelim wrote:I'm having the same problem as below.... i have downloaded latest mfm map but still cannot.... i installed the mfm map into C drive local folder... or should I install it into Mapsource folder or garmin folder???? very confusing....


When you download the MFM map and saved it at C or D any folder.. but when you click on "RUN" it will saved it in "C" drive automatically and it will open a Garmin/Malfreemap folder auotmatically...


Bro mikelim, your are free to change the default install folder. For example, I store all maps in the Garmin folder in my C:/garmin directory for easier reference.

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby mikelim » Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:19 pm

its in my C/Navi/Maps/MFM, issit correct? How should I proceed now?


alyem wrote:
mikelim wrote:I'm having the same problem as below.... i have downloaded latest mfm map but still cannot.... i installed the mfm map into C drive local folder... or should I install it into Mapsource folder or garmin folder???? very confusing....


When you download the MFM map and saved it at C or D any folder.. but when you click on "RUN" it will saved it in "C" drive automatically and it will open a Garmin>Malfreemap folder auotmatically...

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby aikliang » Tue Dec 22, 2009 12:04 am

Thought of helping others here with a simple pictorial guide on installing maps into mapsource. Please keep in mind this is a perfect scenario where nothing goes wrong.

Senior bros / sifus, appreciate if you could correct any wrong information here.

PART ONE

1. Download latest MFM maps from here. Please take note new maps is up-loaded every Monday, file naming convention is yymmdd.exe. remeber where you have downloaded the file to.

viewtopic.php?f=23&t=893

2. Go to the directory where the file is saved. run the exe file by clicking on "RUN"
mapsource 01.jpg


3. select your language

mapsource02.jpg


4. Welcome screen, click "NEXT"

mapsources 03.jpg



...... PART TWO
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby aikliang » Tue Dec 22, 2009 12:09 am

[size=150]PART TWO

5. Accept the agreement

mapsource 04.jpg


6. select destination location. you can accept th default or choose any thing you like. here i save using the file naming convention for easier reference.

mapsource 05.jpg


7. since we are installing for use with mapsource, choose the mapsource option and click next

mapsource 06.jpg



..... PART THREE
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby aikliang » Tue Dec 22, 2009 12:15 am

PART THREE[/size]

7. Click install

mapsource 07.jpg


8. you will see a progrss window

mapsource 08.jpg


9. if install properly, the installation will finish and the window will close and follow by a new window that will then ask you if you want to create a gmapsupp.img. normally, i will click "NO" since I am using mapsource.

mapsource 09.jpg



..... PART FOUR
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby aikliang » Tue Dec 22, 2009 12:21 am

PART FOUR

10. after you click "NO" at the create gmapsupp.img windows, the installation is completed and you get this window. Exit by clicking "FINISH"

mapsource 10.jpg


11. open mapsource

mapsource 11.jpg


12. if there are no problems with the installation you should be able to see the mapsets.

mapsource 12.jpg


Hope the above are of some help to others. For trouble shooting, please read the whole forum topic. You should be able to solve most of your problems. If not post here for others to assist....
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