Thursday, November 29, 2018

Nerve Racking

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When I get up, its just how I thought it would be. Wet food not touched , dry food well down.

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I climb into the motor and head to work with some discs in my bag.

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Sometime later around my parents, I open the car door.

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Here are the discs, a firmware update for the sat nav,

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and a map boot up disc and SD card with the maps on.

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And so we get ready.

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Now the only reason I can figure that the car and sat nav were not talking together properly is that the satnav isn’t the original one but a refurbished one. And I imagine the original one died as someone tried to do, what I am about to do and upgrade it, unofficially. I have been sent some specific instructions to follow.

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First the firmware upgrade.

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Man this is slow. I mean slow.

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There is a lot of switching on and off and on of the unit automatically,

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man tis is taking some time to do. Thankgod we have a good battery on it.

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It’s still doing it….

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Nearly there,

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It has restarted again,

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now we have a message in some foreign language.

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and then we have what we want. A successful message,

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I switch it on and see, yep it is booting up.

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I then go into the secret settings menu and

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check the software number it has been upgraded to.

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I also check the maps version as we are about to try to update those too.

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Disc in and turn the unit off and on.

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We get a message and

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then some acceptance screens,

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which we accept.

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The unit that turns off and on a couple of times before

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hitting this screen, where by the instructions I was given warned it would look like nothing was happening and would sit at 31% unit finished.

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Which would be in 30 minutes.

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I left it and went and had tea.

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When I came back i could see the disc had ejected itself and

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a successful screen had come on.

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As instructed I reset the unit using the key presses and it then rebooted and came back on.

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and there you go V15 maps. Wow sorted, all upto date.

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And with that I say goodnight to these two soppy things.

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So contended.

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