Map Point 2006 and Windows 7 RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have installed MapPoint 2006 on my windows 7 laptop.  The mapping system works but it does not recognize the GPS and shows the only option to configure on a Com Port instead of USB.  How can I make it discover the GPS unit?
    Thursday, September 1, 2011 6:54 PM


  • Hi,


    I suggest installing MapPoint 2006 in compatibility mode. Right click install file -> Troubleshoot compatibility -> Try recommended settings -> Start the program -> next -> save the settings.


    If the issue persists, please contact MapPoint 2006 support for more professional help.




    In addition, I will share the following article for you. Hope it helps.




    Best Regards,


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    • Marked as answer by Niki Han Friday, September 16, 2011 9:48 AM
    Monday, September 5, 2011 9:38 AM