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    Navigation software expert Garmin Oregon 6x0 Software Versions Summary
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    Usually Garmin had stroke out FID from certain value...
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    G, are you saying that the Oregon/Montana fw has a fault and cannot read some FIDs? e.g. 3220 > ?
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    @Neil
    CNEU NT 2013.40 has FID 2840 and doesn't work, Slovakia Topo v.4 has FID 5015 and doesn't work, free map Eu winter activity doesn't work
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    Quote Originally Posted by bommelb View Post
    just visit the Dutch forum, new post: also a legal version of CN 2014.40 gives the same problem if I can believe TS.
    Coded link to the topic please?


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    I assume this is the thread concerned (see post #14):
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    Also see post #18 en #22: these posters eventually reinstalled the 3.70 firmware and then the CNE 2014.40 and everything worked fine thereafter...
    Last edited by smokefree; 4th February 2014 at 12:45 AM. Reason: Added link to said (Dutch) thread

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neil View Post
    Also, maybe someone can do a definitive test of this version CN now that it's officially released. i.e. a genuine map, purchased for the device or supplied by Garmin on a card. A failure there would indicate firmware fault without doubt.
    On other forums, people report that legal and other types of maps, like OpenStreetMap, also suffer form this problem. If all these people speak the truth about the legality of their maps, this points more to a firmware issue. One person said he heard from a reliable source that there is no validity check
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    Hi,

    On my opinion, Garmin new map authentication process is a reality, but is not perfect yet and disable both pirated and some legitimate maps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lolypop000 View Post
    I bet that Garmin made BIG mistake in this FW and no new method for lock.

    I agree...Garmin does not intentionally block the free maps from working
    but still to fear that they will get new idea to stop UnLocked map working
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    in the German forum describes someone that has helped it to change the file extension img - then reboot
    then turn off and change the file extension back to img

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    Btw as I trust Oregon 6xx wiki and I've read this:
    babj615 about 17 hours ago
    I see others have already reported it, and now I also am suffering from a bricked Oregon 650t after updating to v3.70.
    I decided to stop testing and went back to previous firmware
    Spoiler: wiki post link
    http://garminoregon6xx.wikispaces.com/share/view/65927778



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    Warning
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    Multiple reports of new map authentication process disabling legitimately purchased maps. (Bug 72)
    Multiple reports of 'bricked' units hanging during boot process.
    Multiple reports of frequent lock-ups and crashes. (Crash 20)
    from wikispace

    Another shity FW from Garmin.

 

 
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