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Mapsource 1999 - 2002
« on: February 10, 2018, 07:43:26 AM »
Hi - I am seeking help with A file I have in Mapsource 1999 - 2002
I need to update it and bring it up to date without any data loss
I imagine that is into Basecamp. I am on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and would love to talk to anyone who is fully conversant with this software and able to help.

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Re: Mapsource 1999 - 2002
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2018, 08:19:53 AM »
I'm not clear on exactly what you're asking. What kind of file is it? Is it a map? A track? Waypoints? Can you currently access it on your computer?

There should be no need to update anything. My PC is still on Windows 7, but AFAIK, Mapsource still works fine on Windows 10. So you should still be able to use your old files in Mapsource. There is a trick to installing it on a new machine however.

Download here: http://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=209

But before you use it, run GMTK: http://www.javawa.nl/gmtk_en.html

"When you use JaVaWa GMTK to transfer maps to a new PC it is higly recommended to do this before installing MapSource. The downloadable version of MapSource is an update version, that refuses to install when no older version exists. JaVaWa GMTK prepares, when necessary, automatically your PC so that MapSource will install properly."


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Re: Mapsource 1999 - 2002
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2018, 01:41:27 PM »
Simply install Basecamp and it should see any installed maps and you will be able to import any files.