But there's plenty of people here who will argue Garmin's side. Use attached unlocker - just extract and run bat file 4. The other receivers will refuse to open the maps. Now I knew from experience that this really couldn't be the case, but certainly Garmin's online map unlock process does not allow that to be done. Any suggestions -- short of buying a second unlock code from Garmin -- for unlocking the maps on my MacBook Air? Seriously suggest selling the unit on ebay; and then buying a unit new, or used with all maps already installed on a data card.
There are a few quite old threads here regarding reverting to an older software version. Ok, Lets try the hard reset procedure. I guess, i just don't have any idea what it would unlock. Ok, so if the above path failed, I'll try anything! Good ol' Magellan, without their unlock codes. You bet I'm having problems. Unlock the maps for the device on the computer and then reinstall them to the device.
I am also really upset with Garmin over this. The iQue is delivered with City Select maps, complete with the correct code. If you require any further information or clarification, I will gladly answer you, Please do not hesitate to ask me. Close your internet browser 6. It has now been 5 days with no reply.
If Garmin goes ahead with this change of policy, they are essentially stealing from me a product I paid for, and I will not accept that theft lightly. However to answer yours, Garmin tracks the codes as well. I can see them limiting sales from this point forward to one unlock code; buyers can decide for themselves if the price is worth it. Then, Utilities-Unlock Maps-Next-No, I need to get a. So, I connect my trusty, albeit very old, Rhino 530, and the page will not recognize it. You can even use an eBay version or maybe even a BitTorrent version without worrying about unlock codes and the like.
When it is so horribly broken yet they ship it out anyway?! I had registered my software previously and they simply looked me up, checked their computer, and issued me a second unlock key. If they are installed under your username they are only available to you, so every user needs their own copy of the maps. Touch the screen until the message No Detailed Maps Found That Support Routing disappears. Just another way that big business keeps us down. That's why I don't want to rush in and get the free update until I know where I can find the file to copy to my MacBook. Who tests this software at the Garmin headquarters? Previous versions could be unlocked to two units. If the Nuvi or other Garmin navigation device has City Navigator preloaded in the device, the maps will be unlocked and ready to use.
This is a clear violation of what we purchased and is just plain wrong and stupid. It's good to know that you're out there. Touch Settings, Touch Map, Touch Map Info. Ejecting the device before disconnecting it can prevent this error. Import that file with MapSource Utilities, Manage Map Products, Unlock Regions, Import. In a way that it shouldn't have been. The software doesn't generate the unlock code.
If you already have a set of Garmin's maps that are unlocked to one Garmin device and want to use them on another Garmin device without buying more maps, Garmin will sell you another unlock code for those maps. While I am certainly watching this development with interest, I am going to withold judgement until something official from Garmin comes out. Garmin is not the only game in town any more. When I bought City Nav v5? It has now been 5 days with no reply. In the very old days when the StreetPilots and the nuvi 350 and 650 reigned , MapInstall was needed more often because the devices had limited storage and couldn't hold all of a continent. There isn't a whole lot a developer can do to get around this. You can pretty much mix and match any of their maps Australia, Europe, North America, road maps, topo maps, water navigation charts with any of their navigation devices.
I do not need this, I have all maps bought, but I want to know, where the true is. Does this mean that the second unlock code I have for City Select v7 it's older, but it works will no longer be valid, or does this only cover Garmin's new map products? The good news is that these new devices do so much more and in general are so much better than the older devices. Basically like others have said they allowed 2 unlocks per software package. Windows7 decides what things a program can and cannot do without having administrator priviledges. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please -! So I select this option below and give a bunch of them a try. Does this mean that the second unlock code I have for City Select v7 it's older, but it works will no longer be valid, or does this only cover Garmin's new map products? I've sent my thoughts on this to Garmin's customer service, I suggest you all do the same. This is how I had previously updated the original maps.
The upside is that I'll hav eall winter to do it. I can see this opinion, provided the buyers limited themselves to receivers that they personally own. With older versions you could move the maps to the system level library, but you still need copies of the unlock files in each users Library. I've recommended Garmin products to dozens of people. However, I don't want to download the update if I can't find the file and copy it to my MacBook too presumably I'd also get a new unlock code when I download an update? Ok, fine, I can live with that.
All in all, to me the biggest problem I see with your various issues with your 650 and 2797 is that you feel that 'everyone' is telling you to use MapInstall for map updates. To resolve these issues: If a memory card is inserted into the device, remove the card and restart the device. The only thing locking programs does is it just makes the crackers work a little harder at their job and doesn't prevent their product from getting stolen. My problem is that, even though I have installed and unlocked the new 2012 maps, they do not appear in the Maps directory. I know because I just did it yesterday.