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      09-12-2011, 01:56 PM
"Richwoo" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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>I have a TomTom 300 which is of course some years old, but it has always
>worked well. I have noticed though recently that it takes ages to find
>satellites and know where it is. This afternoon, I had travelled the best
>part of 2 miles before it connected. Maps are up to date. Any ideas
>please?


Try updating QuickGPSfix via the TomTom Home sotware. This updates the basic
satellite data, which normally degrades with time.

From the TomTom website:
Your TomTom device uses the signals of at least 4 satellites to find out
where you are. To start navigating, it needs to know exactly where each
satellite is. So start your journey faster with TomTom QuickGPSfixT. This
clever service speeds up the time it takes to fix your GPS position, helping
you to set off within 30 seconds - even when the GPS signal is weak or
partially blocked.

http://www.tomtom.com/services/service.php?id=22

Hope this helps.




 
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