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Just over 14, 15th day's hike was just 9 miles ... first time I did it I had 27 miles on the 15th day so did it quicker this year :)
Thx for the detailed instructions, Boyd. I was reluctant to touch any of the Garmin system files. I did remove all the GPX files and the custom maps. I also removed the microchip. It seems to be working fine now, but when I put the card back in it malfunctioned. So I replaced the card with a clean one and now everything seems hunky dory. Thx again. I thought I might have to replace it.
I've SOLVED with some tricks :-)
I use Linux since 20 years, so for me some tasks are very easy. The process below can be repeated for any region map.
1) With Garmin Express I've installed Middle East and North Africa (MENA) map. EU map was deleted by Garmin Express. I've taken a detailed file list of the device file system
2) The same device file list after installed EU map (MENA was deleted)
3) I've analyzed the DIFFERENCES between the two file lists and I've discovered which files are strictly related to MENA map. MENA map files are:
. .. gmapprom.gma gmapprom.img gmapprom.unl
. .. D4507110A.jcv
. .. D5110070A.img
. .. D3410180A.sid D5111070A.sid D5576040A.sid
. .. D3408180A.db
4) Then I've installed again MENA map and extract above files (copied into my PC)
5) Then I've installed Eu map and merge JCV,SID,SQLite files of MENA map. I've renamed gmapprom.* files to gmapsupp.* and copied into a 16GB microSD card. Why ? Device internal memory has free space enough to store MENA gmap files BUT for some reason .unl and .img files refused to copy through USB port. Some security mechanism ? Well, using my PC I've renamed and copied gmap files into a microSD under /Garmin folder and then installed the card into Zumo.
BINGO! all works fine: EU+MENA maps, Foursquare and so on.
Any comment or suggestions ?
No, you just delete the pre-installed files. As for where to get them it depends where you are? In UK/EU I use PGPSW files.
Well, that's indeed possible, I guess. Personally, I never considered this a viable mode of operation for Garmin devices, since even if you put it to sleep manually, it will continue to drain the battery (albeit much less than with its screen on, of course).I think it's possible that @zoe is correct about what happened. Let's assume that his cigarette lighter does not turn off and he knows it, so he manually shuts down the GPS when he gets out of the car. But then some kind of glitch might cause it to restart after he goes to bed.
The question is to @zoe, then. Do you normally put your Garmin device to sleep manually? Or does it normally go to sleep by itself? This is a rather critical piece of information missing from your original post.
I had similar problem a while back with my Montaba refusing to go into mass storage which turned out to be a troublesome SD card. The Montana booted into mass storage fine without it.
Probably won't help you but worth checking.
@Zemartelo - with all due respect, this thread is about wifi problems on the DriveSmart 61. Search problems on the DriveAssist 50 are certainly worthy of discussion, but they should be the subject of another thread. :)
L-)Let's keep the discussion on GPS
Yes, indeed. There are plenty of other places to discuss that. It has been a long time since I've had to moderate threads or users and I'd like to keep it going that way. :)
So I will make this very polite. To paint an entire segment of the population, or an entire profession, with such a broad brush is a little short-sighted. Just like there are SOME dishonest lawyers, dishonest carpenters, dishonest chefs, dishonest road sweepers, dishonest [insert any profession here], there are SOME dishonest police. It just so happens to sound like this gentlemen has run into some possible dishonest conduct. However, neither you nor I know the whole story. Maybe witnesses gave them an incorrect license plate number that matches his vehicle. Maybe witnesses mistook the car or the people they saw or something, and that is what the police are going on. To say that all police are dishonest is, again, at the least, shortsighted. Apparently you have either had a bad experience yourself, or you take some of the stories you read about SOME police and therefore assume they all are that way, who knows. Let's keep the discussion on GPS and leave your personal (and incorrect) views somewhere else. Thanks.Your last comment only suppots my own belief thst cops are among the most dishonest segment of the population and can NEVER be trusted to be honest.. They are out to get someone and evidence be damned.
It really concerned me that they expected you to admit to something you didn't do. That is huge.
I can only wish you the best of luck. I hope I don't have to also hope you the best of lawyers who can nail the cops to the wall. They deserve to be nailed to the wall.
Love the way you think. My feelings exactly! Life is a series of trade-offs, and life in the secluded, quiet country has been worth each of them......But I decided slow internet was a reasonable price to pay for life in a secluded location way back in the woods with a wild stream, surrounded by state forest. Have never regretted that decision. :)