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When I get all the info. loaded the final screen shows a street map,on the right of screen are 3 symbols (1) battery, which is showing fully charged,(2) green symbols reading 0 satellites and (3) A cylinder with a blue cross meaning I think "not activated". The last time I used the TomTom it worked but today the voice said after 5 mins "you have reached your destination" when I actually had to drive for an hour before getting there. Frustration plus!! Help!!

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A friend examined the Tomtom and there was a reset buttomunderneath. We pressed it and hey presto it worked!!

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