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Re: How to contribute POIs & Track by using Garmin Mapsource

Postby jebonzas » Mon May 25, 2009 3:23 pm

i've try install mapsource 6156 to my pc, but error appear.. anyone pls help me..

"Previous map source not found, Setup will terminate" :-?
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Re: How to contribute POIs & Track by using Garmin Mapsource

Postby dvpro » Mon May 25, 2009 3:27 pm

jebonzas wrote:i've try install mapsource 6156 to my pc, but error appear.. anyone pls help me..

"Previous map source not found, Setup will terminate" :-?

Extract EXE file using Winrar or Winzip, etc. First, run "MAIN.MSI", then "SETUP.EXE". That should do the trick.

And after that, you need to install at least 1 Mapsource product such as: Free Malaysia & Singapore GPS Map
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby invisibleghost » Sat Jun 20, 2009 6:55 pm

alyem wrote:1. Download Mapsource Registry Script <-- Right-click and then select "Save link as"

2. Double-click on the script (mapsource.reg) to run it. Click "Yes" when the dialog message appears
register-ms.png


3. Download and double-click Garmin Mapsource to install

4. After installation, the message below will appear if you run Mapsource
nomap.png

Don't worry. It is alright. There is currently no map for Mapsource to open yet. Proceed to download and install MFM map.


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hi, when i want to install mapsource i got the following error. what shd i do?
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby invisibleghost » Sat Jun 20, 2009 6:56 pm

and also the reason why i install mapsource coz i was told i need it if i want to do the following

I got this Garmin Nuvi 250W. say I go to Place A and save the co-ordinate as favorite. when I go back home, how do I retrieve the coordinate of Place A.?

I play with it and can't find a way to retrieve it. pls help, thks



sorry, real noob here

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby dvpro » Sat Jun 20, 2009 9:45 pm

invisibleghost wrote:hi, when i want to install mapsource i got the following error. what shd i do?
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You need to run Mapsource Registry Script above first. Another alternative method is to extract Mapsource installer with WinRAR or equivalent, then run MAIN.MSI and then SETUP.EXE, OR MSMAIN.MSI (later versions of Mapsource) to install.
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby dvpro » Sat Jun 20, 2009 9:48 pm

invisibleghost wrote:...
[i]I got this Garmin Nuvi 250W. say I go to Place A and save the co-ordinate as favorite. when I go back home, how do I retrieve the coordinate of Place A.?
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Start Mapsource, connect Nuvi to PC, select Receive From Device (in Maposurce).
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby invisibleghost » Sat Jun 20, 2009 10:57 pm

dvpro wrote:
invisibleghost wrote:hi, when i want to install mapsource i got the following error. what shd i do?
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You need to run Mapsource Registry Script above first. Another alternative method is to extract Mapsource installer with WinRAR or equivalent, then run MAIN.MSI and then SETUP.EXE, OR MSMAIN.MSI (later versions of Mapsource) to install.

i ran the Mapsource Registry Script. as below

1. Download Mapsource Registry Script <-- Right-click and then select "Save link as"


but when i open, just a Note pad. did i download the correct thing?

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby keong8260 » Sat Jun 20, 2009 11:03 pm

invisibleghost wrote:
dvpro wrote:
invisibleghost wrote:hi, when i want to install mapsource i got the following error. what shd i do?

You need to run Mapsource Registry Script above first. Another alternative method is to extract Mapsource installer with WinRAR or equivalent, then run MAIN.MSI and then SETUP.EXE, OR MSMAIN.MSI (later versions of Mapsource) to install.

i ran the Mapsource Registry Script. as below

1. Download Mapsource Registry Script <-- Right-click and then select "Save link as"


but when i open, just a Note pad. did i download the correct thing?


You might try what bro dvpro said : Another alternative method is to extract Mapsource installer with WinRAR or equivalent, then run MAIN.MSI and then SETUP.EXE, OR MSMAIN.MSI (later versions of Mapsource) to install.

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby fancheng » Sat Jun 20, 2009 11:05 pm

invisibleghost wrote:
but when i open, just a Note pad. did i download the correct thing?


right click on the file and select merge or install the Registry files then in install MapSource.

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby invisibleghost » Sat Jun 20, 2009 11:10 pm

keong8260 wrote:i ran the Mapsource Registry Script. as below

1. Download Mapsource Registry Script <-- Right-click and then select "Save link as"


but when i open, just a Note pad. did i download the correct thing?


You might try what bro dvpro said : Another alternative method is to extract Mapsource installer with WinRAR or equivalent, then run MAIN.MSI and then SETUP.EXE, OR MSMAIN.MSI (later versions of Mapsource) to install.[/quote]

err, how can this be done? where to extract? jz got my garmin 2 days ago n no garmin experience at all b4 this, sorry


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