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ExploreNature

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Problem loading file on Garmin Oregon 450
« on: July 22, 2022, 06:08:12 AM »
Hi, my first post ever on your site.  Just joined.  I'm looking for free topo maps for kayaking.  I have an old Orgeon 450 I haven't used in years.
I downloaded the topo map of interest BUT....
When I connect my 450 to the PC, and open Garmin Basecamp which I just downloaded, I follow the instructions and run into a wall. 

I select Internal Storage, right click and select "Install map on Oregon 450", garmin Map Install opens automatically, it has already identified the Oregon as the device, it says "No unlocked maps were found for this device.", but "Continue" which is the next step is greyed out and if I click it, nothing happens.

Any ideas?  Thanks a lot for any help.


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Re: Problem loading file on Garmin Oregon 450
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2022, 06:26:15 AM »
You could try Mapsource, Garmin's older software. It was discontinued long ago but still available. Since you already have Basecamp, it should be easy - Mapsource should see the map that you have already installed. See this

https://www.gpsfiledepot.com/tutorials/how-to-install-mapsource-if-it-didnt-come-with-your-gps/

And this

https://www.gpsfiledepot.com/tutorials/how-to-load-maps-on-my-garmin-gps-unit/#mapsource


 

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