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 <​bootnote>​To view the computer maps, you must have Garmin'​s free mapping program, called BaseCamp, installed on your computer.\\ <​bootnote>​To view the computer maps, you must have Garmin'​s free mapping program, called BaseCamp, installed on your computer.\\
 If you do NOT yet have Garmin BaseCamp installed on your computer, then follow these steps to install it.</​bootnote>​ If you do NOT yet have Garmin BaseCamp installed on your computer, then follow these steps to install it.</​bootnote>​
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 If you have Garmin MapManager installed and it has been run at least once, the icon for the .gmap installer should look like the following image.\\ If you have Garmin MapManager installed and it has been run at least once, the icon for the .gmap installer should look like the following image.\\
  
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 If it doesn'​t,​ that could mean that you still need to run or install Garmin Basecamp or the stand alone Garmin MapManager.\\ If it doesn'​t,​ that could mean that you still need to run or install Garmin Basecamp or the stand alone Garmin MapManager.\\
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 3.) Double click the .gmap file to open it in Garmin MapManager.\\ 3.) Double click the .gmap file to open it in Garmin MapManager.\\
 4.) Click the INSTALL button to install the maps.\\ 4.) Click the INSTALL button to install the maps.\\
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 ===== Unlock ===== ===== Unlock =====
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 1.) To Unlock your maps in basecamp you will need your .GMA file, this file is located on your SD card inside the Garmin folder or can be downloaded from your user account.\\ 1.) To Unlock your maps in basecamp you will need your .GMA file, this file is located on your SD card inside the Garmin folder or can be downloaded from your user account.\\
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 2.) Navigate to the location of your .gma file.\\ 2.) Navigate to the location of your .gma file.\\
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 3.) Double click the .gma file to open it in Garmin MapManager.\\ 3.) Double click the .gma file to open it in Garmin MapManager.\\
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 4.) Click the button to install the unlock code. If successful, your maps will now be unlocked.\\ 4.) Click the button to install the unlock code. If successful, your maps will now be unlocked.\\
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 +===== Manual Installation & Unlock Maps =====
 +<​bootnote warning>​In some cases map manager will not associate itself with the Map installer or the .gma file.</​bootnote>​\\
 +If you are seeing the .gmap file as a folder and not an icon you can manually copy the .gmap folder to the Basecamp Map directory\\
 +The correct
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 +1.) Open Finder and navigate to the Go menu\\
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 +2.) Select Go To Folder and type in the following path:\\
 +~/​Library/​Application Support/​Garmin/​Maps/​\\
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 +3.) Copy the .gmap folder to this location to manually install the maps into Basecamp\\
 +4.) Copy the .gma file into this location to manually unlock the maps.\\
 +5.) Restart Basecamp and select BackroadMapbooks from the maps menu.\\
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