How to install Garmin MapSource for the First Time

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby dvpro » Mon Jul 13, 2009 7:17 pm

dannyfky wrote:Do you mean typing regedit and then import the txt file? Is that save? Because i saw a regedit4 written in the txt

You type REGEDIT at:
start-run.png


And then import REG file at REGEDIT:
regedit.png
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby alyem » Sat Jul 18, 2009 2:37 am

mcmc wrote:Pics are missing! :-k

Pic or Map missing????

If Map missing, Download the latest map > viewtopic.php?f=23&t=893
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby jaromire » Sun Jul 19, 2009 3:46 pm

This the way I do it.
Download the mapsource.reg and it will show mapsource.reg.txt. Rename the mapsource.reg.txt to mapsource.reg, right click and choose "merge".
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby mcmc » Tue Jul 21, 2009 9:39 pm

alyem wrote:
mcmc wrote:Pics are missing! :-k

Pic or Map missing????

If Map missing, Download the latest map > viewtopic.php?f=23&t=893

Hehe.. sorry for the confusion.
What I mean, I can't see your attachment(png files). TQ.
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby hashpa » Thu Jul 23, 2009 10:36 pm

Need help...
For no apparent reason when I open MapSource, I get this error message:
"There is a problem with the Family 8447 installation. Please re-install Family 8447 and start MapSource again"
What is Family 8447 and how do I reinstall it? I reinstalled MapSource but the problem persists with the same error message when I start it.
Thanks.

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby silverbeauty » Thu Jul 23, 2009 10:42 pm

hashpa wrote:Need help...
For no apparent reason when I open MapSource, I get this error message:
"There is a problem with the Family 8447 installation. Please re-install Family 8447 and start MapSource again"
What is Family 8447 and how do I reinstall it? I reinstalled MapSource but the problem persists with the same error message when I start it.
Thanks.



One of your map is corrupted or not installed properly.

Re-install will not help if you did not totally uninstall the original installation. You need to first use Windows to uninstall then edit the windows registry to remove all remains of mapsource. Only then re-install mapsource.

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby dvpro » Fri Jul 24, 2009 7:25 am

Bro Silver is correct. Anyway, since the culprit is one of the mapset, you can use Mapsettoolkit to identify the problematic mapset and uninstall it. Get a free copy of Mapsettoolkit from here: http://cypherman1.googlepages.com/
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby GuyzNexDoor » Mon Aug 17, 2009 6:32 pm

Why after i managed to merge the registry successfully, and double click the Garmin Mapsource, the system said the the garmin mapsource is not a valid win32 application? :ko:

BTW, love this site and kudos to all hard work all of u putting in it :thumbsup:

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby dvpro » Tue Aug 18, 2009 8:36 am

Bro GuyzNexDoor, try redownloading the installer, maybe it's corrupted.
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby sindora » Thu Sep 03, 2009 11:57 pm

Help bros!

I just opened Mapsource as usual. Lo and behold! I got this error message.

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Mapsource doesn't load at all.

I uninstall Mapsource. Re-downloaded Mapsource 6156. Then reinstall, with the mapsource.reg first. Still the same error message.

May I know how to resolve this?


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