1. dangrgrl's Avatar
    I have an HP netbook that does not have a built in GPS. Is there a way to plug my BB Torch into the netbook via USB and have it recognize the GPS on the Torch, to use with my mapping program (Microsoft Streets & Trips)?
    12-05-10 02:56 PM
  2. amazinglygraceless's Avatar
    No. Completely impossible.
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    12-05-10 02:58 PM
  3. Fubaz's Avatar
    No. Completely impossible.
    AG is correct, many people have asking this question.

    No one has written software to do this yet, look at getting a USB GPS receiver.
    They are pretty reasonably priced.
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    12-05-10 04:12 PM
  4. hectorjr's Avatar
    The OP makes it sound like netbooks usually come with built in GPS. I have not heard of a single netbook that would have something like this by default.
    Am I just lost here?

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    12-05-10 04:29 PM
  5. Fubaz's Avatar
    Its a common feature on newer Netbooks, Dell and Asus mainly with some other manufacturers tagging along.

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    12-05-10 04:35 PM
  6. dangrgrl's Avatar
    Some HP netbooks have it as well - my friend has an HP110 and it comes with a GPS and 'HP Navigator' software.

    Thanks to all who replied - I had hoped for a blackberry solution as the USB GPS.
    12-05-10 05:52 PM