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Was given one of these units, worked very well. Skip to main content. I used a BU and I also get about 3 hours of continous mapping with my n Feb 19, Messages: It jumped between two different COM ports each time I plugged it in so no telling if this is a solid fix. Last edited by zzzy; at

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I later found that I could reuse my longer original cable from the with the larger suction cup to hold it on the window better. Fanoush was kind microsofg to make available a module pack tar.

Dec 19, Messages: Great for map software use AND microprocessor tinkerers alike! Absolutely no problems at all, but had infinite problems with gpw-500 Microsoft GPS unit that used to work just fine on my same computer when I was running Windows 7. Of course I needed to also pick up micosoft USB extension as well to make it useful in a car. Electric Bill Replied on February 21, Fast cold satellite fix, with very quick warm satellite fix.

Pharos iGPS-500 GPS Receiver Module

Find all posts by tgalati4. Here is the screen shot of the device manager and the COM ports.

It will take a while for it to find the device and get a lock on it. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. The envisioned system would help you plan your route by analyzing stop lights, stop signs, and obstacles that can slow your trip.


If you get an S4 I’d uninstall the other two drivers before installing the S4 drivers to avoid any potential conflicts. Let me know if there’s anything else I should know. If you’ve already uninstalled the Prolific driver US Globalsat that’s fine, but if not you might not need to.

Pharos GPS-500 USB from MS Streets and Trips now crashes Win 10 Anniversary

This site in other languages x. Well, do yourself a favor and don’t even waste you time and money on the GPS Once you remove that file everything should work like a charm.

Thanks, Mark and Eric I can confirm that upon loading the PL software it did cause the first gps-5500 screen I’ve ever seen on this machine.

I missed turns so much that I almost threw it out the window. Also a good idea to restart the computer prior to plugging in and installing the new GPS. GPS and part no.

Any idea on how to get those COM ports? The only think I would change would be to make it all one piece. N however does not come with the necessary modules and drivers to perform USB-serial interfacing. Your name or email address: Did this solve your problem? The following steps are involved: Skip to gps500 content.


Mark, I’m not super text savvy when it comes to the technical details as to why the Microsoft ones no longer work with windows 10, but I can confirm that the exact Amazon link I sent you is the GPS unit that I purchased, and I have had zero problems with it on my dell latitude running bit Windows 10 with GR3.

How to use Pharos USB GPS (Microsoft Streets & Trips) with N & maemo mapper – – Talk

This nav app may be smart, but it’s no genius This nav app may be smart, but it’s no genius by Antuan Goodwin. Completely inaccurate and slow, very slow. Sent from my iPad using Stormtrack. That will undoubtedly muddy the waters even more.