FAQ

Can i import more Points of interest?
How can i export POIs to navigation-software?
Where can i download more Openstreetmaps?

Which operating systems are supported?
Which GPS receivers are supported?
Which chip sets can be programmed?

Can I use a license on several PCs?
What if I reinstall my operating system on my computer?

Back Can i import more Points of interest?

Yes you can. Files in Navigon, TomTom or MapMonkey/KML (accident points) format are supported.
More points of interest:
www.scdb.info (GoogleEarth is free)
www.poihandler.com


Back How can i export POIs to navigation-software?

For software from Navigon, Navigator, GarminMobilePC, RC-Win

Go over the menu "POI" -> "Settings..."
Now select which POIs you want to export, with the check by "Nav-Software Update". Then click to "Export".


Back Where can i download more Openstreetmaps?

Other maps in OSM (OpenStreetMap) format can be imported.
1. Download OSM file (ending: osm.bz2): Geofabrik or Cloudmade
2. Extract *.osm.bz2 to *.osm before import. (Unzip)
3. Go over the menu "Map" -> "Import..." and select the file.

Small maps can be directly imported.
Open the map view, select the desired section and click on "Download Map" (OSM vector map).


Back Which operating systems are supported?

The program was tested under Windows 98+2000+XP+Vista+Windows7

Note to 64bit
The virtual port in ShowGPS and Splitters (XPort2/XPort3) are not running under 64bit.

(It does not run on PocketPCs/PDAs etc.)


Back Which GPS receivers are supported?

A NMEA protocol GPS receiver with serial port drivers installed (COM) as well as USB/Bluetooth receivers. TMC receivers (GNS/Navilock) are also supported.

Back Which chip sets can be programmed?

The SIRF chip set and special Evermore receivers. (for example LACT/Haicom))


Back Can I use a license on several PCs?

No. Your license will only work on the system from which you have requested the license.

If you have several computers, you may purchase additional licenses for 5 Euro. When ordering, mark the option "I have a license and would like another"


Back What if I reinstall my operating system on my computer?

If you have a license, and decide to install a new operating system, use your old license file. When you get an error register again and select "I already have a license"


   
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