If you individually compile POI files or groups of POI in different folders to a location on your hard drive then the order is ...If you start with a empty POI folder on the GPS or SD card then the first GPI file you load into the POI folder will always be the first file displayed on your GPS.At some point Garmin decided that the expense of licensing the ability to play .mp3 files was not profitable. It has been said that the file must be PCM, 44.100 k HZ., and 16 bits, Mono and that a stereo wav file will not work.Even though it is not documented by Garmin, files can be used in place of .mp3 files. To use files, a particular version of must be in the same folder as POI Loader. If you have a stereo wav, there is a portable, freeware software package that will convert it to mono.
If you've purchased a map update or lifetime membership from Garmin, you can download map updates through the Garmin Express program.
If the GPI file has multiple files and folders compiled within it then they will be displayed in alphabetically, folders first then individual files.
The 2nd GPI file will always be the 2nd file or group of files in the display order on the GPS, regardless of whether you update them later by copying updated files over top of them. Open Garmin Express and follow the on-screen prompts to add the device back to Express Thanks to metricman for posting this solution Some units will need to use a SD card because the size of the latest maps - plus the other necessary files - exceeds the capacity of the devices internal memory. The device's internal memory/storage space varies by model and by the software that is loaded to the device (e.g., firmware, maps, vehicles, voices, etc…).
only one root folder), then there can be more that 32 file sets.
There was an excellent post by bear009 that should bear on this subject of the order of folders and files that appear on the device.