Magellan updating maps and software
If you don't have a Magellan account, visit the main page of the Magellan website, click "Create Account" and follow the directions on the screen to set one up. Right-click the Content Manager icon in the system tray in Windows and the Dock in OS X.Select "Check for Updates Now." If any map or software updates are available for download, a notice will pop up on the screen.
Before Driver Assist installs the new drivers, it performs a backup of your actual drivers just in case the new drivers would turn out to be incompatible with your system or device. Lastly, Driver Assist downloads all the files required and installs the drivers for you.Recommendation: If you are inexperienced with updating Magellan device drivers manually, we highly recommend downloading the Magellan Driver Utility.This tool will download and update the correct Magellan driver versions automatically, protecting you against installing the wrong Magellan drivers.Driver Assist performs an in-depth scan of your entire system and all devices attached to it and verifies that you have the latest and most compatible drivers installed.It determines which drivers are missing, corrupt or obsolete.Using outdated or corrupt Magellan drivers can cause system errors, crashes, and cause your computer or hardware to fail.
Furthermore, installing the wrong Magellan drivers can make these problems even worse.
Without drivers, hardware you connect to your computer - i.e. Corrupted or outdated drivers often create file errors, communication problems, or hardware malfunction in Windows®.
Common problems include no sound, printing malfunction, video / screen problems.
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By default, the software will suggest the model number, but if you have multiple devices in your household, you'll want to choose something a bit more unique.