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Loss of signal

I turn on mymmagellan roadmate 700 and i can input an address but the little black icon that appears on the screen when it is tring to locate itself doesn't seem to locate itself it has the the same location that i was at a week ago and it doesn't change. any advice on how to correct this would be greatly appreciated and its over a year old would the fact that i haven't updated it have any thing to to with it not finding a signal?

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  • Leslie Des Roches Nov 22, 2006

    Thanks so much Dan your advice fixed my magellan. I thought I would have to buy a new one. You really saved me. Thanks Again.

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Leslie, Not updating your GPS isn't going to cause signal loss. Push the options key, go to configuration, then to diagnostics, scroll down.. select reset gps. it will say it takes 5 min. to relocate.. etc. see if that fixes it. If it doesn't fix then when you restart your unit and the user menu appears. Press "-" key and "repeat" button at the same time.. then select clear gps user data or.. user data gps... something to that nature.. Hope this works out for ya. -Dan

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