Instructions for installing Gunny Ermey's Voice for your Garmin nuvi GPS System
Before starting, make sure your unit has the latest updates from Garmin.
From the link you received from the Gunny on your receipt, click on it to login to your account on the Gunny's PX. Then download the .zip file. Select Save and SAVE it to your computer. Now Unzip the file using a free extraction application such as WinZip, WinRar, or StuffIt (Mac) and save the .vpm(s) to a folder on your computer. Now take the .VPM file of the Gunny's voice, right click on it and select COPY.
Download and Install the Garmin Voice Studio program available for free. Click HERE to download.
After Installing the Garmin Voice Studio program, plug in your Garmin nuvi with the USB cable they included with your unit.
You do NOT need to open the Garmin Voice Studio program, simply navigate in Windows to “My Computer”, find the Garmin Removable Drive listed there and double click it. In the folders which appear, find the “Voice” Folder and “PASTE” the .VPM file into it.
Unplug your Garmin nuvi from your computer, turn it on and navigate to the “TOOLS” button, then “SETTINGS” then “LANGUAGES”. Click the “VOICE LANGUAGE” button and search the list for the Gunny voice you want, choose it, click “OK” then navigate back to your opening screen and you are ready for the Gunny to guide you around!!! Safe driving!
NOTE: If you have to reinstall the voice skin, make sure you remove the old one(s) from your unit first before uploading the new one.
How to install the Gunny's startup image
Garmin GPS Custom Voice Compatible Models
Gunny's Garmin Voice Skins will work with the models below only.
aeraT series (Aviation GPS)
GPSMAP® 620 & 640(Handhelds)
Garmin Voice Studio is compatible with PCs running Windows® XP Service Pack 2 or later.
You can download it FREE
Minimum Windows XP Service Pack 2 or better.
Mac is NOT supported at this time. Mac users see instructions above.