How to install Garmin MapSource for the First Time

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Mapsource Problem

Postby csjm88 » Sat Jul 11, 2009 6:01 pm

I previously has MSM installed on my Garmin.

Now, after installing MFM, I cannot launch Mapsource. It says please "reinstall MSM-MySin and try again".

I have tried reinstalling Mapsource but with no luck.

Does anyone know a solution?

Thanks

Chris

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Re: Mapsource Problem

Postby alyem » Sat Jul 11, 2009 6:33 pm

csjm88 wrote:I previously has MSM installed on my Garmin.

Now, after installing MFM, I cannot launch Mapsource. It says please "reinstall MSM-MySin and try again".

I have tried reinstalling Mapsource but with no luck.

Does anyone know a solution?

Thanks

Chris

You need to delete everything and reinstall again.
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Re: Mapsource Problem

Postby silverbeauty » Sat Jul 11, 2009 7:21 pm

alyem wrote:
csjm88 wrote:I previously has MSM installed on my Garmin.

Now, after installing MFM, I cannot launch Mapsource. It says please "reinstall MSM-MySin and try again".

I have tried reinstalling Mapsource but with no luck.

Does anyone know a solution?

Thanks

Chris

You need to delete everything and reinstall again.



Besides deleting / uninstall Mapsource, make sure that Windows registry is cleared of all remains of mapsource else reinstall is useless as problem will remain.

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby dannyfky » Mon Jul 13, 2009 6:44 pm

Hi, I'm new here. When I click on to get the Garmin mapsource. It shows only the update and that a working mapsource is needed for the update to work. How do it get mapsource then? It was stated there that I have to buy the mapsource or i shud get it when i bought my unit. But i didn't. Please help...

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby dvpro » Mon Jul 13, 2009 6:46 pm

dannyfky wrote:Hi, I'm new here. When I click on to get the Garmin mapsource. It shows only the update and that a working mapsource is needed for the update to work. How do it get mapsource then? It was stated there that I have to buy the mapsource or i shud get it when i bought my unit. But i didn't. Please help...

Pls read this: viewtopic.php?f=28&t=735
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby dannyfky » Mon Jul 13, 2009 7:01 pm

dvpro wrote:
dannyfky wrote:Hi, I'm new here. When I click on to get the Garmin mapsource. It shows only the update and that a working mapsource is needed for the update to work. How do it get mapsource then? It was stated there that I have to buy the mapsource or i shud get it when i bought my unit. But i didn't. Please help...

Pls read this: viewtopic.php?f=28&t=735


Hi, mind teaching me? I tried the method but after clicking the .reg file... only a text file came up.

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby dvpro » Mon Jul 13, 2009 7:04 pm

dannyfky wrote:Hi, mind teaching me? I tried the method but after clicking the .reg file... only a text file came up.

Right-click REG file, and select "Merge". This will import REG file into Windows Registry.
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby dannyfky » Mon Jul 13, 2009 7:07 pm

dvpro wrote:
dannyfky wrote:Hi, mind teaching me? I tried the method but after clicking the .reg file... only a text file came up.

Right-click REG file, and select "Merge". This will import REG file into Windows Registry.


Don't really understand. There isn't merge function after right click...

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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby dvpro » Mon Jul 13, 2009 7:08 pm

dannyfky wrote:Don't really understand. There isn't merge function after right click...

How about "Import registry" or something similar? Else, start Registry Editor (Start > Run > type REGEDIT), and Import REG file.
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Re: How to install Garmin Mapsource

Postby dannyfky » Mon Jul 13, 2009 7:12 pm

dvpro wrote:
dannyfky wrote:Don't really understand. There isn't merge function after right click...

How about "Import registry" or something similar? Else, start Registry Editor (Start > Run > type REGEDIT), and Import REG file.


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


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