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Contributors of the Week 2008-08-18

This week we are recognizing RetiredTechnician.

RT, Wow, do you realize that we are quickly approaching 2 years of teamwork, friendship and mentoring?

Chit Chat Thread for the week of August 25, 2008

This is the place to talk about things that are not gps related, you can discuss whatever you would like, as long as it is clean. Remember we have families that have their children involved in the GPS fun and we don't want to make parents feel uncomfortable when their children ask what that word means.

Have fun...

This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.

ot: computer programs i use often

i thought to share with the group two of the free online computer programs that keep me up to date (they are safe)

Online Software Inspector (keeps your updated)
http://secunia.com/software_inspector/?task=load

computer analyzer (all the hidden info you may need)
http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html

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marnoldi Nuvi 680 & Nuvi 2797LMT

AData microSDHC 8gb class 6 card

After much searching for the high capacity clsss 6 microSDHC card online, I found the Adata card. After I run the latest update to my Nuvi 880 software, I will plug the card in. Then I can add as many POI files, and maps, as I want. I will even get a few of the Audible.com books for the GPSr!

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"Making tracks..." {:)-<=| Nuvi 880

Missing Michigan locations

I'm very new to downloading POIs but I've grabbed several to try out. I noticed that for Barnes & Noble and for Applebees that after loading, the nearest locations are around 500 miles from my West Michigan home. The files didn't indicate which areas were covered to the best of my recollection.
Am I missing something or are these just incomplete for the U.S.?

Thanks.

USB device (GPSr) not found or recognized in Windows XP

This applies to my Garmin Nuvi 680, but I put it here, because it is actually a more general issue that applies to removable drives or devices in general.

I was having trouble using my Nuvi at work. It seems Windows was assigning it to an already used (by our network) drive letter. So no access to the Nuvi for anything.

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Galaxy NoteII, nüvi® 680

Have Monopoly - will travel

I needed to share (and gloat a bit cool) this with travel minded peolpe:

Montreal has won through popular vote the honor of the top spot on the new MONOPOLY Here & Now: The World Edition.

http://www.foxbusiness.com/story/markets/industries/retail/m...

Cameras

Who says they are not to generate revenue. Here in Atlanta they can't decide what to do with the money now that there is a profit.

http://www.ajc.com/metro/content/printedition/2008/08/21/red...

Combined POI search?

Is there a way to see your custom POI's when searching in the factory POI section, or are the two groups mutually exclusive?

As I understand it, if I want to search them, I need to go to "extras" then "custom poi's" then search there.

Thanks to all for any thoughts.

can someone... (IQUE 3600)

Can someone go email me the gmapprom file from the extraction of the IQUE 3600 base map.

Hot & Cold?

Does keeping my Garmin in my vehicle all the time, meaning during summer and winter effect or damage the unit?

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Lowell the Barber!

tracking websites visited

Hi All,

I wanted to know how websites visited can be tracked?

If i visit website from home which is same like visiting websites in net cafe and the same laptop is used in office, then can it be tracked ?

Need help downloading free World basemap...

I have a Garmin c530 and I'm having trouble downloading the free world basemap. Ever time I download the Iquee 3600 free world map, it says I need some kind of palm download.

What happened to AsianFire?

Is he in Beijing and cant get a connect to the site?

Its been ages since I've seen his name on a post.

Be well crazy dude,

Rayzers

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You can walk a horse to water, but a pencil has to be led.

TS Fay roll call

I wanted to create one location for all of our Florida members to check in and let us know how they fared after TS Fay. We've kept our fingers crossed and hoped for the best for you guys, so let us hear from you. Hopefully, you are all doing well. But we really want to know you're OK.

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Garmin 765T, c340...Is it about the destination, or is it about the journey?

POI Verifier

Tried downloading poi verifier to my PC but got error message DFSVC.EXE HAS ENCOUNTERED A PROBLEM.

Anyone has any idea what's wrong.

I loaded on my laptop with no problem.

Want to purchase program if I can get it to work on my PC.

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Go Figure--Nuvi880

Organizing POI's

Can anyone suggest how they organize their POI's.
ie: by state, type etc.
Thanks!

UTP

Chit Chat Thread for the week of August 18, 2008

This is the place to talk about things that are not gps related, you can discuss whatever you would like, as long as it is clean. Remember we have families that have their children involved in the GPS fun and we don't want to make parents feel uncomfortable when their children ask what that word means.

Have fun...

This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.

Contributors of the Week 2008-08-11

This week we are recognizing Pcatch135 and Skunkape.

Take the road less traveled

Take the road less traveled
If you have the option of choosing lightly traveled roads over busier ones, you give yourself more flexibility to employ a wider range of fuel saving techniques than if you are surrounded by other vehicles. You may even find that a somewhat longer, lightly traveled route may result in lower overall amount of fuel used than the shorter, busier route.

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