For all the lucky people who have Garmin GPS receiver, access to Map Source software is provided as well. This software is packaged along with the GPS device. Garmin has good news for its valuable users. Some important features provided by this software will now be quite beneficial to the users. They will be able to upload and download maps data, POI (Point of Interest), waypoint, tracks, and routes to and from the GPS unit with the help of this new software. This map source application can be downloaded on your computer. Garmin launched a new version 6.15.6 of map source and it’s freely available on the internet for download. The size of this application is 67.95mb.
Your system should be compatible with its new version. For compatibility your system has to be equipped with Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7. This version of Map Source is not compatible with windows 98, Windows Me, and Windows NT.
Before installing the new version of Map Source please delete or uninstall the older versions otherwise it won’t work.
These easy to follow steps would help you to download the Map Source successfully. Follow them carefully.
1. First of all you have to download a Map Source update file into any directory on your hard disk like C drive or D drive as per your convenience. (i.e. c:\garmin).
2. Change to the directory in which you downloaded the files, (i.e., c:\garmin), and then run the executable file which has the extension .exe.
3. After running .exe file a pop window will appear containing some easy to follow instructions in it. You just have to follow those instructions which are there on the screen and you will end up with successful download of Map Source update installation.