Posted by paris on Dec 15, 2008 in Notes
This device can be purchased through various retailers , however the cheapest place I have found it was EbuyerHere
Download TomTom Install File From :
Once you have the device , plug in the USB Cable into your computer and power the device on
Switch it to USB Mode on the GPS when asked and the Mass Storage should appear on your computer
Remove the Files on the memory card of the Device ( DO NOT REMOVE “HIDDEN SYSTEMS FILES” Folder)
Unrar (Using Winrar
the file you just downloaded off Rapidshare
This should give you 3 Folders
Copy United_Kingdom_and_Republic_of_Ireland_v720.1802 and mobilenavigator to the Memory Card
Copy the folder TTN7 to C:\ Drive
After the transfer of the folders has finished remove the USB lead an start up the GPS Button which should launch TomTom
It will bring up an error about activation , click on the Voucher and this will bring up more Errors.
Plug the device back into the computer and go into the mobilenavigator on the memory card and open the ttnavigator.bif in notepad and find the Line “DeviceUniqueID=”
Copy the Series of letters after it and then go to the TTN7 folder on your C Drive , Right click on the “Edit, Save, Open.bat” and click edit.
Change the Value “XXXX-XXXX” to your value from the “DeviceUniqueID=” value you copied from your device and save the file , close it , then double click on it
This should create a United_Kingdom_and_Republic_of_Ireland-14.meta.dct in the same directory. Copy this file to the United_Kingdom_and_Republic_of_Ireland_v720.1802 folder.
Remove the USB lead and open the GPS Software from the GPS Button which will open TomTom.
You will need to set the GPS device , by going into Change Preferences , GPS Signal , Configure , Choose “Other wired NMEA” , Leave the Baud rate , then Select Com 7