Problem updating my garmin
An excellent FAQ on how to set up Categories can be found at Some of the "Gotchas" are * There must be at least two sub-folders to create categories but there can be any number of sub-folders.* There can only be one level of sub-folders * There can not be more than 32 file sets in a sub-folder.only one root folder), then there can be more that 32 file sets.There was an excellent post by bear009 that should bear on this subject of the order of folders and files that appear on the device.
Some like alerts, others don't, the variables go on. If prompted, skip any files that can't be deleted 8. However, if the necessary resolution is not available and moving the Dock does not make the entire window visible, a different computer must be used. Highlight the Garmin or nuvi drive on your Desktop Hold down the CONTROL key on your keyboard and click once 4. Look under the GENERAL section for the Capacity and Available for the size information If you need more space than what is available, an SD (Secure Digital) card may be purchased to extend the memory, but note that SD cards are not compatible with all devices.If all the files and their associated icons and sounds are in the top level folder, they will be stored on the unit in the order they are read. Click the Reset button under Reset Internet Explorer settings 5. Preloaded points of interest (like restaurants, hotels, attractions, etc.) will not display icons on the map if they are not also saved favorites.(Taken from a Garmin FAQ dated) If Downloadable Content (DLC) fails or freezes at 50%, there is a problem copying files to the device's internal memory or micro SD/SD card. Also, check the map detail settings to make sure that the detail is set to highest on the device.\My POIs ______\Favorites ______\Food ______\Stores etc. A disadvantage is that you have to go through all of the files and individually configure them before running POILoader if some people want alerts, or different distances, or different icons or WAV sounds, etc. Using individual POI folders A disadvantage if you run POILoader on each of the following sub-folders individually you end up with multiple GPI files. Then each of the multiple files in each folder will be in the root of your Custom POIs. Also, if the computer is set to magnify the size of text, this may cause display issues with Expess. Click "Adjust Screen Resolution" under "Appearance and Personalization" (If this option does not appear, select Category in the View by: menu at the top right.) 4. Click Adjust Font Size (DPI) and set to Default scale (96 DPI) 4. Click Restart Now for changes to take effect If the screen resolution is at or above 1024 x 768 and text magnification is turned off, the Garmin Express window should fit in the available area. If it looks like the maps should fit but don't, you should first read Freeing up more space for maps There are many good FAQs on getting maps onto SD cards.These files will display in the order that the GPI files were originally installed on the GPS but alphabetical within each file. If Express does not fit on the screen or content within Garmin Express is cut off, follow these steps. Select a resolution equal to or higher than 1024 x 768 with the drop down menu or slide bar and click Apply 5. Click Adjust Screen Resolution under Appearance and Personalization1 4. Click Make text and other items larger or smaller, then set to Smaller - 100% 4. Click Log off now for changes to take effect Windows Vista: 1. However, if the necessary resolution is not available and changing the DPI settings does not make the entire window visible, a different computer must be used. These include: How to install additional map regions to a blank micro SD/SD card after the map update and Clone a Map Update Directly to the SD Card.