What do you get when you purchase a map from TomTom's UK website?

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  1. ElectronMan

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    When you go to TomTom's UK website and then go to the map store you have the option of selecting the 720 or 920 NA Maps, click 'Add To Cart', etc. Does anyone have any idea what you get when you complete the purchase or what actually happens?

    ie, Do you get a big .zip file or does it drop some kind of link into you TomTom home?
     
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    What should happen if the process goes through properly is that you open up TomTom Home and download (and install) the map via 'update My Go'.

    Make sure the map you buy is meant for your unit or, even if purchased, the software won't allow the download. Also, make sure there is space on the unit for the map you're installing.
     
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    It may be safer to buy the maps directly through tt home. I tried to order through the UK website, but could not put an address in that it would accept.

    Tried to order NA maps through home 1.5, but it only offered the US-Canada map. Tried through home 2.2 and it offered the NA maps (in Euros). It downloaded the map to TT home (takes quit a while), and then you can install it from there.

    But like the earlier answer - make sure you have the room on the unit first.
     
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    How long ago was this? and what unit are you using?
     
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