TomTom is a popular navigation software that can run on various devices, including Windows CE 6.0 based systems. However, installing TomTom on Windows CE 6.0 devices may require some tweaking and compatibility issues may arise. In this article, we will show you how to install TomTom on Windows CE 6.0 devices and what to do if you encounter any problems.
Step 1: Download TomTom Navigator 7.450 for Windows CE
The first step is to download the TomTom Navigator 7.450 for Windows CE package from a reliable source. This is the latest version of TomTom that works on Windows CE 6.0 devices, according to some users[^1^] [^2^]. You can find the download link here: https://www.navitotal.com/navcores-for-tomtom-devices-wince/tomtom-navigator-450-for-wince-t16505.html. The package contains a .cab file that you need to extract to your SD card.
Step 2: Install TomTom Navigator 7.450 on your device
The next step is to install TomTom Navigator 7.450 on your device. To do this, you need to insert the SD card with the extracted .cab file into your device and run the file from the file manager. Follow the instructions on the screen and choose the language and voice options you prefer. You may need to adjust the com port settings to match your device's GPS receiver[^1^]. You can find the com port settings in the settings.ini file in the TomTom folder on your SD card.
Step 3: Copy the maps and activate them
The final step is to copy the maps and activate them. You can use any maps that are compatible with TomTom Navigator 7.450, such as the latest ones from Navitotal or other sources. You need to copy the map folders to the root of your SD card and then use a map activator tool to generate a .dct file for each map folder. You can find a map activator tool here: https://www.gpspower.net/tomtom-maps/347548-tomtom-wince-6-0-a.html. After activating the maps, you can run TomTom from your device and enjoy navigation.
If you encounter any problems while installing or running TomTom on your Windows CE 6.0 device, here are some tips that may help:
Make sure your device has enough memory and storage space to run TomTom smoothly.
Make sure your device's screen resolution is supported by TomTom. The recommended resolution is 480x272 pixels.
Make sure your device's GPS receiver is working properly and has a clear view of the sky.
Make sure your device's date and time are set correctly.
Make sure your SD card is formatted in FAT32 and has no errors.
Try different versions of TomTom or maps if the ones you have do not work.
Try different settings.ini or ttnavigator.bif files if you have com port or other issues.
Try resetting your device to factory defaults if nothing else works.
We hope this article has helped you install TomTom on your Windows CE 6.0 device. If you have any questions or feedback, please leave a comment below. 061ffe29dd