GO530 - no maps


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I have a Go5200 which runs on My Drive Connect on Windows 10.

I also have an old GO530 which has stopped working as it can't find any maps.

Just before the GO530 stopped working I downloaded the latest update but it now says that there are no maps on my device.

I contacted TomTom who informed me that the GO530 is no longer supported because the updates provided by Windows 10 were too big for Home2.

I was running the GO530 off an old Windows7 laptop so that I could still use TomTom Home for updates.

Where I live nearly every main road is covered by average speed cameras and I would like to be able to use the GO530 on a motorcycle that I have as its speedo is inaccurate.

Is there any way of downloading or obtaining the maps so that I can see the actual speed according to the satnav so that I don't run the risk of exceeding the speed limit.

Any help or advice would be welcome.
 
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dhn

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As the 530 is considered End of Life by Tomtom, no maps are available for the device. Sorry.
 
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canderson

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The new maps aren't too big for Home2, they're too big for your 530.
Please look back at your Windows7 laptop, if you still have it. I assume Home is loaded on that device. Open Home and see if it sees any maps still on the computer. At a minimum, we might be able to get your old map restored on your 530. That said, your 5200 is a much better device in many respects, especially if you drive where there's any traffic.
 

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