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Connect a GPS/GNSS Receiver for Windows Maps (Windows 10 OS).

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Connect a GPS/GNSS Receiver for Windows Maps (Windows 10 OS).

These days, you might be aware that in Windows,  those GPS receivers which used to work with some GPS apps (e.g. Microsoft Streets and Trips), are no longer working with the new generation of GPS apps(e.g. Windows Maps). Why? Previously, the GPS apps usually communicate directly with GPS hardware. They go through a com port (or an USB emulator virtual com port) connecting to a GPS receiver.  Starting with Windows 7, Microsoft introduced a built-in platform which supports sensor devices, including location sensors. As part of this support, the Windows Sensor and Location Platform provides a standard way for the...

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How to pair a Bluetooth GPS with Windows PC?

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1.        Click the Bluetooth icon in the right-bottom of the screen2.        Turn Bluetooth adapter ON3.        Click the Bluetooth icon again and select “Add a Bluetooth Device”4.        Check “My Device is set up and ready to be found” in the “Add Bluetooth Device Wizard” and Click “Next”.5.        Select “New Device” from the displayed Bluetooth devices and click “Next”.6.        Select “Use the passkey found in the documentation”.7.        Enter the Passkey Code (or PIN code) “0000” and click “Next”. For B-Speech keychain Bluetooth GPS 20c which is 1234.8.        Bluetooth Manager will display and designate an Outgoing and Incoming port for your device. Use...

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How to know whether the GPS driver successfully installed on my PC?

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http://canadagps.com/blog/2011/01/31/how-to-know-whether-the-gps-driver-successfully-installed-on-my-pc/

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The GPS driver installed successfully, but the GPS application software fail to recognize the GPS. How to correct this problem?

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http://canadagps.com/blog/2011/01/31/the-gps-driver-installed-successfully-but-the-gps-application-software-fail-to-connect-the-gps/

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