e46 MK4 navigation software help please....

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HI,

I've just been playing around on INPA as my ULF has stopped pairing with my phone....
Anyway, whist I was playing around, I've pressed something on the NAVmk4 menu & seem to have lost the operating system.
My screen is displaying "Loading of software required, please insert a suitable CD Rom"
I don't have a CD ROM to insert, what can I do?

Any help appreciated!

Steve.
 

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Are you sure there isn't one in it already? Not sure if it'll work without one.
I believe it can be a bit of a pig to actually eject though. Maybe google that.
 

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There is an aftermarket map disc (2011) in the drive. I'm gussing this disc is different to the software, as it's worked fine in the 7 years I've had the car.
 

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See what others with more experience than me say but I think the firmware is on the disc as well as the sat nav software.
It may just need reloading or maybe the laser has gone on the unit. That happens. I had to have a new one in mine.
@XKaLiBaR sorted mine out and may be able to offer suggestions.
 

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Sounds like you have inadvertently wiped the OS. I did the same a few years ago. You’ll need to reload it. @ccfj1 is your mate here as the OS is a separate disc to the maps.
 

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Sounds like you have inadvertently wiped the OS. I did the same a few years ago. You’ll need to reload it. @ccfj1 is your mate here as the OS is a separate disc to the maps.
Thanks Stax, that makes sense.
 

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No worries mate, glad i could help, you should have said what maps you were running, I have the 2019 HIGH disc here too.
 

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No worries mate, glad i could help, you should have said what maps you were running, I have the 2019 HIGH disc here too.
My disc is a 2011v version!
I don't think I've ever used the Nav, what does the 2019 High disc add John?
 

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its just more up to date mate ans its the last one that bmw produced for the mk4,
 

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