How to install MapSource

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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