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  Topic: TomTom thinks personal sat nav still has legs
larry17

Replies: 19
Views: 11888

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Thu May 05, 2016 10:49 pm   Subject: Own POIs
I agree Marksfish, not being able to use my own POIs is a why I am not replacing my present older Tomtom! They really do need to take a second look at this policy. It's costing them a lot of sales, I ...
  Topic: TomTom Launch new GO 51 and 61 with Lifetime World Maps
larry17

Replies: 28
Views: 15332

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 12:47 am   Subject: TomTom Launch new GO 51 and 61 with Lifetime World Maps
Will the unit still announce verbally, the name of the POI group as you arrive at the POI? My XL30 will announce 'speed camera' as that is the name of the ov2 file those POIs are in, as well as lett ...
  Topic: TomTom Launch new GO 51 and 61 with Lifetime World Maps
larry17

Replies: 28
Views: 15332

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 12:20 am   Subject: TomTom Launch new GO 51 and 61 with Lifetime World Maps
Yes, you cannot upload sound alerts or associated .bmp files. Further, the custom poi files uploaded won't appear in the map view but you can search for them.

For me I am not concerned about whethe ...
  Topic: TomTom Launch new GO 51 and 61 with Lifetime World Maps
larry17

Replies: 28
Views: 15332

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:05 am   Subject: 3rd party POIs
Yes, I would also like to know if third party POIs can be used. My Tomtom XL will have to do a bit longer if they don't! Question This has been an issue with TT GPS units for several years and we keep ge ...
  Topic: Review of the TomTom GO 60 SatNav
larry17

Replies: 18
Views: 58328

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:54 pm   Subject: 3rd party POI
I would have replaced my XL long ago if the new TomToms would allow 3rd party POIs. They have been stringing this line about maybe in the future for at least a couple of years. Maybe time to switch b ...
  Topic: Reviewed: TomTom GO 6000
larry17

Replies: 55
Views: 127111

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:05 am   Subject: What no user POIs
For me the ability to not add my own or 3rd party POIs makes this a no buy model for me. Didn't TT learn anything the last time when they did this? Embarassed
  Topic: Speeding Motorists Face 50 per cent Fine Increase
larry17

Replies: 6
Views: 5072

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2012 12:22 am   Subject: Speeding Motorists Face 50 per cent Fine Increase
That's still a lot cheaper than some states in Australia.

For example: In New South Wales, the penalty for exceeding the speed limit by 45 km/hr (about 28 mph) is $2904 (GBP 1864) and if it's in ...
  Topic: ERROR: Component returned failure code: 0x8000ffff
larry17

Replies: 15
Views: 13989

PostForum: MyTomTom / TomTom HOME Desktop   Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:00 pm   Subject: ERROR: Component returned failure code: 0x8000ffff
I had the same problem with the new version of TT Home causing errors when attempting a backup. Working with TT Support by email for about a week, came up with this successful fix:

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