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Follow the instructions [[how to install MSM map to view in MapSource]] illustrated guide.
 
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* [http://www.malsingmaps.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=116264#p116264 drtamil's post on 17sep08]
 
* [http://www.malsingmaps.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=116264#p116264 drtamil's post on 17sep08]

Revision as of 00:24, 18 September 2008

Illustrated guide on how to install MapSource

Installation

  1. Download from http://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=209
  2. Use WinRAR to extract the contents of the downloaded file.
    1. right click on the 'MapSource_6141.exe' then extract it using winrar http://161.142.92.104/palmx/openwithwinrar.jpg
    2. the contents of setup.exe http://161.142.92.104/palmx/winrar-main.jpg
    3. extract into a local folder on the PC http://161.142.92.104/palmx/extractsetup.jpg
  3. Remove all external drives since main.msi will install on the last hard drive.
  4. Look for main.msi and double-click on it. Let the installation finish. http://161.142.92.104/palmx/main.jpg

Installation complete

The MapSource installation is now complete. No need to click on setup.exe. However you can't open MapSource yet since there is no map installed. If you try to open MapSource now, you will get this error message; http://161.142.92.104/palmx/nomap.jpg

Next step

Follow the instructions how to install MSM map to view in MapSource illustrated guide.

See also