How to Download and Install iGO Primo on Windows CE Devices
iGO Primo is a popular and feature-rich navigation software that offers high-quality maps, accurate routing, voice guidance, speed camera alerts, 3D landmarks, and more. It is compatible with various devices that run on Windows CE operating system, such as car radios, GPS devices, and PDAs. In this article, we will show you how to download and install iGO Primo on your Windows CE device with a resolution of 800x480 pixels. You will need a SD card or a resident flash memory with at least 2 GB of free space, and a compatible device that can run Windows CE applications.
Step 1: Download iGO Primo
There are several versions of iGO Primo available online, but not all of them are compatible with Windows CE devices. One of the versions that works well with Windows CE devices is iGO 22.214.171.124799 WinCE, WinMobile 5/6/6.1 & later . This version supports multiple resolutions, including 800x480 pixels. To download iGO 126.96.36.199799 WinCE, WinMobile 5/6/6.1 & later, you can visit the following link: . You will need to register and activate your account on the GPS Power forum to access the download link. After serving the captcha-input-string and before clicking on the download-file, please be sure to unmark Download faster with 180upload download accelerator.
Alternatively, you can also download iGO 188.8.131.52799 (27MAY2011)_NAVON - MultiRes or iGO 184.108.40.206128 (20APR2012)_NAVON - MultiRes from the following link: . These versions are also compatible with Windows CE devices and support multiple resolutions, including 800x480 pixels.
Step 2: Unpack the Archive
After downloading the iGO Primo archive, you will need to unpack it to the root of your SD card or resident flash memory. You can use any file extraction software that can handle ZIP or RAR files, such as WinRAR or 7-Zip. The unpacked folder should contain the following files and folders:
iGO8.exe - the executable file that launches iGO Primo
content - the folder that contains maps, poi's, speedcams, buildings, etc.
license - the folder that contains license files for iGO Primo
save - the folder that contains user settings and preferences
sys.txt - the configuration file that controls various aspects of iGO Primo
ui_igo8 - the folder that contains user interface files for iGO Primo
Step 3: Put Your Maps and Other Content
The content folder is where you need to put your maps and other content files for iGO Primo. You can download maps and other content files from various sources online, such as GPS Power forum or Navitotal forum. You will need to copy the files to the corresponding subfolders in the content folder, such as map for maps, poi for points of interest, speedcam for speed camera alerts, building for 3D buildings, etc.
You can also customize your iGO Primo by changing the skin, language, voice, logo, etc. You can find many skins and other modifications on GPS Power forum or Navitotal forum. You will need to copy the files to the corresponding subfolders in the ui_igo8 folder, such as skin for skins, lang for languages, voice for voices, branding for logos, etc.
Step 4: Run iGO Primo
After you have put all the files and folders in the right place, you can run iGO Primo by tapping on the iGO8.exe file on your device. You may need to adjust some settings in the sys.txt file or on the device itself to make it work properly. For example, you may need to change the resolution parameter in sys.txt to match your device's screen resolution, or you may need to change the GPS port and baud rate settings on your device to match your GPS receiver.
Once you have launched iGO Primo, you can enjoy the navigation features and functions that it offers. You can search for addresses, points of interest, coordinates, or use the map to select your destination. You can also choose from different route options, such as fastest, shortest, or economical. You can also view the map in 2D or 3D mode, zoom in or out, rotate or tilt the map, and switch between day and night mode. You can also access the menu by tapping on the screen or pressing the menu button on your device. You can find various options and settings in the menu, such as map settings, sound settings, route settings, etc.
iGO Primo is a powerful and versatile navigation software that can run on Windows CE devices. It provides high-quality maps, accurate routing, voice guidance, speed camera alerts, 3D landmarks, and more. It is easy to download and install iGO Primo on your Windows CE device with a resolution of 800x480 pixels. You just need to follow the steps in this article and put the files and folders in the right place. You can also customize your iGO Primo by adding maps and other content files, as well as changing the skin and other modifications. You can then run iGO Primo and enjoy the navigation features and functions that it offers.
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