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Laptop + Nokia LD-3W + Mapfactor PC Navigator = ?
hemmohohto
I have the following problem:

I installed Mapfactor PC Navigator 6 (6.4.38) to my Acer Aspire One (8GB SSD version with WinXP SP3).

I have an mini Bluetooth dongle and Nokia LD-3W GPS module.

I have paired the GPS with the computer via XP's standard Bluetooth drivers.

The Bluetooth dongle isn't broken, i use it successfully with my phone.

When I'm trying to connect to the module in Mapfactor PC Navigator 6, it cannot recognize the COM-port. When I'm trying to configure GPS settings there isn't any options in the COM-ports.

When i connected the device to computer, the driver said the COM ports are 4(incoming) and 5(outgoing), but Mapfactor doesn't show any COM-ports in use.
Marvin Hlavac
Hi hemmohohto,

Welcome to Laptop GPS World.

Terry wrote nice step-by-step instructions on how to connect Bluetooth GPS receiver to a laptop PC: http://www.laptopgpsworld.com/1005-bluetooth-gps-connection-laptop - you might have already connected the GPS to your laptop, but I provided the link just in case.

I cannot think of what the issue could be. I only had a limited-time trial version of Mapfactor PC Navigator 7, and that was almost a year ago. I don't recall what the setup options were, but Mapfactor sells the product bundled also with Bluetooth GPS units, so it should work.
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