Newbies Pitstop

From MalsingWiki

Jump to: navigation, search

Contents

How to Install MSM NT v6.xx Malaysia / Singapore / Brunei Garmin GPS Map

a. Check from MSM Portal page for the the latest release.
http://www.malsingmaps.com
b. You can also subscribe following for latest release:
Twitter : https://twitter.com/weisian
Google+ : https://plus.google.com/+malsingmap
c. Click the download link provided from the latest map release post.
d. Download the zip file gmapsupp_v6xx.zip to your pc.
e. MSM NT v6.xx is compatible Garmin NT Map and can be used for garmin devices you purchased from any other regions.
f. Depend on your nuvi unit model, follow the steps below.




Nuvi 2xx, 3xx, 6xx, 7xx, 8xx, MobileXT, Handheld 60csx

Most models were declared discontinued

a) Using SD storage Card

- Create a folder called Garmin from the root of the storage card
- Extract gmapsupp.img from the zip file & copy to [storage card]\Garmin\
- For models that support Junction View, extract Product.JCV from the zip file and copy to [storage card]\Garmin\JCV\
- This method should works for all garmin gps units (PND, handheld, sports.. etc)

b) Using unit main memory

- In the main memory root, go to folder Garmin
- Usually you shall see there are already map files (gmapsupp.img, gmapprom.img ... ) exist in this folder.
- It is advisable to backup these *.img files before you overwrite any of them.
- Extract gmapsupp.img from the zip file & copy to Garmin folder.
- For models that support Junction View, extract Product.JCV from the zip file & copy to JCV subfolder, i.e. \Garmin\JCV\




Nuvi 1xxx, 2xxx, 3xxx, 40/50LM

& all the latest models

a) Using microSD storage Card

  • Option 1
- Create a folder called Garmin from the root of the storage card
- Extract gmapsupp.img from the zip file & copy to [storage card]\Garmin\
- Extract Product.JCV from the zip file & Copy to [storage card]\Garmin\JCV\


  • Option 2
- Create a folder called Map from the root of the storage card
- Extract gmapsupp.img from the zip file & copy to [storage card]\Map\
- You can rename the gmapsupp.img to any other name such as msm.img or mymsm123.img .. etc
- Extract Product.JCV from the zip file & Copy to [storage card]\Garmin\JCV\

b) Using unit main memory

  • Option 1
- In the main memory root, create a folder called Map
- Extract gmapsupp.img from the zip file & copy to the Map folder
- You can rename the gmapsupp.img to any other name such as msm.img or mymsm123.img .. etc
- Extract Product.JCV from the zip file & Copy to <Drive:>\.system\JCV\



  • Option 2
- When your nuvi is connected to pc, goto the nuvi main memory drive, example (F:). From the address bar, type F:\.system to access the hidden folder.
- Extract gmapsupp.img from the zip file.
- As filename gmapsupp.img is not recognized in this hidden folder, rename to gmapprom.img or gmapprom1.img and copy to overwrite the existing file in this .system folder. Please remember to backup any files that will be overwritten.
- Extract Product.JCV from the zip file & Copy to <Drive:>\.system\JCV\
- Warning! This option is NOT recommended as it may bricks your unit. There are reasons why this folder is kept hidden. Do this on your own risk!




Others

Archived Newbie Articles

  1. Newbie Previous Articles
Personal tools