The Virus Has Been Identified As the EID_pe.
The Virus as it applies to a MPU GPS unit, interfers with the normal operation of the GPS and can be transmitted to your Computer.
This kind of software usually arrives in the form of an download from a website and contains code illegally injected into a legitimate MPU (GPS), Computer, Smartphone, etc.
What does EID_pe do?
Steal hard disk space and memory, slowing down or completing stopping the PC or MPU of the GPS
Update as of June 12, 2017
If you have installed any of these versions.
THE VIRUS HAS BEEN TIED INTO THE DATE/TIME ELEMENT OF THE GPS AND CAN BE TRANSMITTED TO YOUR COMPUTER.
Some users have assumed that if you reload an older firmware version it will overwrite the bad firmware. NOT TRUE!!
The only way to return your GPS to normal and remove the virus is to REMOVE the bad version and reinstall an authorized new genuine version of the correct latest version for the Explorist which are:
Please be advised that overwriting the Virus Firmware with an old backed up copy can cause a severe problem.
Many changes have taken place and your old backup copy CAN CAUSE an iBoot error. [Please read up on the iBoot problem in the Explorist Forum. An iBoot X10 CANNOT BE REPAIRED.]
THE ULTIMATE SOLUTION IS FOR YOU TO LET US CLEAN UP YOUR GPS. In order to eliminate the virus we have to reformat the GPS and completely reload a special version.
Our repair process will still retain your GPS Serial Number so any maps you have will still be accepted by the GPS.
We Offer 510 610 and 710 Repair Service in North America, South America, and Europe.
If you have any of these problems and have installed the
firmware versions and wish us to repair this problem please order a Service Ticket.
Our service policy states that if we cannot repair your unit we will refund the service charge less the postage to return the unit to you.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR ORDERING SERVICE
FOR REPAIR YOU MUST FIRST PURCHASE A "SERVICE TICKET" BY PLACING AN ORDER HERE.
AFTER YOU PURCHASE YOUR "SERVICE TICKET" WE WILL SEND YOU INSTRUCTIONS FOR PACKAGING AND MAILING YOUR UNIT TO US FOR SERVICE. WE WILL ALSO INCLUDE INSTRUCTIONS TO ELIMINATE ANY DUTY AND TAX COSTS ON THE RETURN PACKAGE.
NOTE: OUR SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS WILL EMPHASIZE THAT WE DO NOT WISH YOU TO SEND US THE GPS UNIT IN ITS RETAIL BOX. WE WILL BE RETURNING THE UNIT TO YOU USING USPS PRIORITY (DOMESTIC AND INTERNATION MAIL). THIS TYPE OF PACKAGING DOES NOT ALLOW ENOUGH ROOM TO INCLUDE THE RETAIL BOX.
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