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Hi, I use piulot2atc and littlenavmap to create the flightplan files for use in the GTN750, since the update this morning no flight plans show up in the flight plan catalogue. I am saving my plans to the original location FPLN folder in the Garmin folder as before. Am I doing something wrong?

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Hi,

If you're using the GTN Trainer 6.41, the FPLN location is different. Please make sure to read the User's Manual to check the correct location.

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Furthermore, should you want to transfer your trainer 6.21 non volatile memory which contains your saved settings, routes, user waypoints, to the trainer 6.41, you just have to copy/move the non volatile memory files over.

Reality XP GTN Touch with trainer 6.21:

C:/ProgramData/Garmin/GTN Trainer Data/GTN/GTN1nonvol/

the files are "sys_nand#" with # a letter (except sys_nand0)

Reality XP GTN Touch with trainer 6.41:

C:/ProgramData/Garmin/Trainers/GTN/nonvol/

 

 

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Start menu | Reality XP

or in c:\program files (x86)\reality XP 

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I just re-ran the RXP GTN installer, and I'm still getting version 6.21 of the Garmin trainer.  Where are people getting the newest version?  Thanks!

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Hi Bluesman!

The installer should pickup your GTN 6.21 is already installed, and prompt you about a new version available. Is this showing up?

Otherwise, you can manually download the new trainer from here:

http://download.garmin.com/software/GarminTrainerSetup_2000.exe

Once installed, our GTN will auto-detect this trainer and use it.

NB: the GTN Trainer 6.41 can be installed side-by-side the GTN Trainer 6.21! Using our GTN environment variables you can then opt-in using either v6.21, or let auto-detection use 6.41.

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Hi Howard,

It does it automatically. When the GTN boots up, you should see 6.41 on the GTN POST screens.

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Hey Jean-Luc,

Nope.  The installer didn't say anything about the new version of the trainer.  I even uninstalled the Garmin software, and ran the RXP installer again, to see if it would get the new version, and the RXP software installed version 6.21 again - that's why I was confused.

I'm using the just-released versions of all RXP software, so I should be current.

 

I'll manually install version 6.41 and check to see that RXP is auto-detecting that version.  Won't be for a while - I'm working until late tonight.

Thanks!

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Hi Evan, this might be related to the installer script logic, but basically, should you have uninstalled the trainer, but kept its installer backup (saved by the RXP installer to "C:\ProgramData\Reality XP\Common\GtnTrainer"), then it will pick up this backup installer and won't prompt you.

However, should you have not uninstalled the trainer, it shall prompt you there is a new version.

It is safe to manually download and install the latest anyhow. 

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I ran the RXP installer once, before uninstalling the Garmin software - no prompt to install the new version.  So I tried the Garmin uninstall thinking it would prompt the update.  That didn't work either.

No big deal at all, I'll just run the installer linked above manually.  Not a problem at all.

Thanks.

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Ok thank you for the report. We'll review the installer script and see what has failed.

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