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    Guide Abbreviations & Words for Dummies

    Abbreviations & Words for Dummies

    application
    Commonly refered to as navcore or App or OS
    ALG
    Advanced Lane Guidance, pictorial representation of major junctions
    ASR
    Address Speech Recognition ( aka voice input navigation )
    blowfish code
    this is the alpha numeric code that forms the meta text
    BT
    bluetooth, data transfer technology linking multiple devices for info sharing
    CAB
    file downloaded from TomTom containing all basic system file for specific devices
    Crac king
    process by which, maps can be used with 'patched' navcore
    cspeech
    files used for Spoken Address Navigation feature
    dct
    these are the files that 'activate's maps & speed camera files, created by keygen
    dlc
    download container for use with jDownloader/Cryptload programs - encrypted file list
    dll
    file used by TomTom Home to run OpMyGo emulator - requires patching same as App/navcore
    dump
    prepared file containing optimum files & setup ready made for ease of installation
    FastActivate
    Programs that can Crac k v6/v7/v8 maps , voices and Speedcams and patch navcores
    AutoActivate
    Programs that can Crac k v6/v7/v8 maps , voices and Speedcams
    easyusetools
    collection of programs that can Crac k v6/v7/v8 maps and patch v7 navcores
    EPOI
    Enhanced POI
    EPT
    Enhanced Positioning Technology, continues to calculate position after signal loss
    fix
    term used for when device GPS location has been determined ( aka lock )
    HD Traffic
    High Definition Traffic.TT Live Service, much more detailed Traffic Status reports
    HNRHouse Numbering. It's for Russia and Greece that do not use a conventional numbering system in some areas.
    IQ Routes
    Intelligent Quick Routes, uses statistical analysis of 'real' users to plot best route
    jDownloader
    a piece of software used for processing encrypted links in dlc files
    keygen
    program that creates a code/file to activate/unlock maps & speed cameras, etc
    lock
    aka fix ( device GPS location is known )
    meta text
    a unique code (the blowfish) thats needed to Patc_hing a map
    navcore
    alternative name for Application or OS
    patching
    modifies the App to permit use of 'Crake d' maps
    POI
    Point of Interest, file containing specific groups of 'marked' locations
    progs folder
    where easyusertools copy of the meta text files for maps is placed
    PNDNavigator
    main system file ( usually found on XLrequires patching instead of ttsystem, when present )
    QuickGPSFix
    regularly updated file containing GPS data for quicker positioning fix
    RDS
    Radio Data System
    SE (versions)
    Specially adapted CABs from TTuser to permit new App to run on older devices
    TMC
    Traffic Message Channel
    TTS
    Text To Speech - enhanced Voice output for greater detailed instructions
    ttsystem
    main system file on most devices & usually the file for patching ( see PNDNavigator )
    switchfiles
    SE navcore configuration files used to alter the running/setup of installed system files
    Navcore Truck
    There is a special navcore & Western and Central Europe map for large vehicles.
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    HNR- House numbering feature

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    My own summary/list:-

    Activating:- see crac king below

    ALG:- Advanced Lane Guidance (pictorial representation of major junctions)

    ASR:- Address Speech Recognition (voice input navigation)

    Blowfish code:- The alpha/numeric code that forms the meta text

    Bootloader:- See system file below

    CAB:- Files downloaded from TomTom with all the basic system files for specific devices

    ccf:- Encrypted download container for use with Cryptload

    Clones: Identical maps (only the meta & pna are different) so if you have any one of them, you don't need another

    Crac king:- Creating a dct file to activate maps/premium speedcams/premium voices/fuel

    cspeech:- Files inside the high-end maps used for ASR

    dct:- These are the files that “crac k/activate” maps/premium speedcams/premium voices/fuel

    Device id:- Unique 2 x 5 alphanumeric code for your device. DO NOT SHARE THIS AS IT IS TRACEABLE TO YOU

    dlc:- Encrypted download container for use with jDownloader

    dll:- File used by TomTom Home to run OperateMyGo emulator

    EPT:- Enhanced Positioning Technology, continues to calculate position after signal loss (in tunnels etc)

    HD Traffic:- High Definition Traffic (Live Services)

    HNR:- House Numbering generally used in Russia and Greece that do not use a conventional numbering system in some areas

    IQ Routes:- Intelligent Quick Routes, uses statistical analysis of 'real' users to plot best route

    LoquendoTTS:- original TT voice files required for TTS

    Map Folder: the actual folder containing all the map files etc (see Nesting)

    meta text:- Unique blowfish code that’s needed to crac k a map/premium speedcams/premium voices/fuel

    Navcore:- Alternative name for the Application or Operating System (software)

    Nesting:- Common error of putting one map FOLDER inside another map FOLDER

    Patching:- Modifying the Navcore (ttsystem file) to enable use of “crac ked” maps etc

    PNDNavigator:- Main system file usually found on older devices (requires patching instead of ttsystem, when present)

    SE/DSA/x- navcores:- Special Edition navcores adapted to run on devices not designed for them

    switchfiles:- Some SE navcores incl these configuration files to alter the running/setup of installed system files

    system file:- The bootloader file necessary to boot up the device

    TTS:- Text To Speech (enhanced voice output for greater detailed instructions)

    ttsystem file:- Main system file on most devices & usually the file for patching (see PNDNavigator)

    VocaliserTTS:- lower quality (than Loquendo) voice files required for TTS on older devices

    Error message "No maps found":- normally means your navcore is not patched

    Error message "You can not use this map on this device":- nomally means your map is not crac ked/activated

    Maybe more to follow.......
    Last edited by biggerdave; 10th September 2013 at 17:03.
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