Garmin Mapsource upgrade - BEWARE!

Discussion in 'GPS Use, Tracks & Maps Discussion' started by beddhist, Jul 28, 2008.

  1. beddhist

    beddhist Ol'Timer

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  3. SilverhawkUSA

    SilverhawkUSA Ol'Timer

    Thanks for the tip. I am always afraid of upgrades as more often than not I like the older version better or they cause computer problems.

    Reading the messages re: the Garmin upgrade I don't see any reason to take my chances with the new version. It sounds like little gain for a lot of headaches.
     
  4. Auke

    Auke Ol'Timer

    Yes, many people on Garmin mapping forums are complaining about the 6.14.1 version. It seems that quite a few of the unofficial (home made) Garmin maps are suddenly not working anymore even though there was no problem in the previous versions.

    In addition with the 6.14.1 version the symbols used for the waypoints are only available as large size and you can not switch to the small size anymore which was possible in the previous versions. So, I'll stay away from the new version for the time being
     
  5. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    Ah yes I too have been bitten by the update.
     
  6. beddhist

    beddhist Ol'Timer

    I have successfully upgraded MS in the past and never had any problems. It did fix a few minor bugs, though. I will stay away from this one until I hear positive recommendations. If it ain't broke...
     

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