[GeoStL] Re: Anyone? Anyone? 3

What settings should I have?

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On Aug 3, 2012, at 1:31 PM, "Tom Wolpert" <tom_wolpert@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Obvious is good! Never thought of that since I check and adjust the settings 
> every time.  This actually sounds rather likely.
>  
> Tom
> 
> From: Jason Collier <jcollier@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Fri, August 3, 2012 1:17:27 PM
> Subject: [GeoStL] Re: Anyone? Anyone? 3
> 
> -
> You could also check the settings on the macro. Maybe when you chose the new 
> unit it put all the settings back to the defaults which, if I remember 
> correctly, are quite basic. Just a thought.
> 
> Jason Collier
> 314-623-0263
> 
> On 8/3/2012 12:11 PM, Tom Wolpert wrote:
> > I'm running everything on Win7 64-bit with no problems. OTOH, it's not a 
> > Nuvi 40 or a Nuvi 1250 :)
> > Before going further, let me ask some stupid questions. When you attach the 
> > Nuvi to the newer PC (the one that fails), does the Nuvi go into "computer 
> > connection" mode?  Or does it stay in "navigation" mode?  And does it 
> > behave the same way on the XP machine?  And you are using the 1250 cable 
> > with the 1250 and the 50 cable with the 40?  Finally, is it the same 
> > version of the macro on both machines?
> > The only likely variable I can think of is that XP (without at least 
> > Windows Media Player 10) likely forces the unit into being a removable USB 
> > drive.  Newer Windows versions support MTP (media transfer protocol), which 
> > is a different way of accessing files on a removable device.  I can't 
> > imagine why this would matter for delivering a POI file.  But if you want 
> > to experiment, you can force the Nuvi into using the old-style USB 
> > interface all the time.  Bring up the volume screen on the Nuvi.  Tap and 
> > hold in the upper right corner for as long as it takes.  (I realize there 
> > is no icon there.)  This will bring up the developer menu.  Look for MTP 
> > settings and change it to "mass storage" or words to that effect.  I really 
> > have a hard time believing this matters.  And I certainly didn't have to do 
> > it for the 2555.  But I'm having a hard time coming up with any other 
> > obvious differences between XP and newer systems.  At least, any 
> > differences that are not hardware-related.
> > Tom
> > 
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > *From:* Judi F <deltawinner@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > *To:* Geocache List <geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > *Sent:* Fri, August 3, 2012 11:42:15 AM
> > *Subject:* [GeoStL] Anyone? Anyone? 3
> > 
> > Here's the next installment of my Nuvi issue.  I took out my "old" netbook 
> > running XP.
> > 
> > Hooked my 1250 up to it and it loaded fine.  All information GC #, name, 
> > description, hints, logs were there.
> > 
> > I have not attached the new 40 to it for fear of ruining the one that works.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Judi
> > deltawinner
> 
> 
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