c340 (must be csv or gpx)

 

Hi, I am new here. I just got a c340 and am trying to load some POI's, I put them in a folder on my desktop, when I try to load them it says it has to be a .csv or .gpx file ????? what do I do? I thought it was a csv file. Thanks Marvin

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Update, I have been able to

Update, I have been able to load some on my c340 but the one I most wanted won't load. LAKES

Loading POIs

Are You using POI Loader? If not then you should download it from Garmin. It takes care of loading your POI files onto the unit the way it wants them.

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Can you be specific as to which file isn't loading probably (perhaps providing a link to the page)?

Also, what error are you receiving exactly?

Have you tried loading that file by itself and seeing if you still get the error?

C340

I also have the C340 and have had zero difficulty loading POI files. What's the one you're having trouble with?

Are you sure the file is .csv or .gpx?

happycampers wrote:

Hi, I am new here. I just got a c340 and am trying to load some POI's, I put them in a folder on my desktop, when I try to load them it says it has to be a .csv or .gpx file ????? what do I do? I thought it was a csv file. Thanks Marvin

Some files that you download from here might be in zip format and need to be decompressed. That is true for the red light files, for example.

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Garmin StreetPilot c530, Mapsource

Thanks for your help, it was

Thanks for your help, it was that I didn't have them decompressed. I thought I did that but it must not have worked the first time. Everything is working good now. Thanks everyone.