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Wait...Tracking Satellites My etrex vista was working perfectly. It suddenly lost satellite signal. It now says "Wait...Locating satellites". This message never goes away. I have turned it off, taken out batteries, used external power, etc. and nothing helps. Also reinstalled latest bios with webupdater.

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  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2009

    the same problem

  • Wetstopsine Jan 31, 2009

    dude same thing



  • katti86 Mar 30, 2009

    Same thing! :@

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2009

    I had the same problem. I was able to get my to work again using the Master Reset described. (I didn't do the Super Master Reset yet, but I might, as my date is still wrong.)

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Turning off WAAS and then "Super Master Reset" (then reacquiring signal normally) did the trick for me. Note that it will wipe out ALL saved waypoints, so write 'em down before trying. This link describes it:

http://www.fixya.com/support/t260605-garmin_etrex_vista_date_problem

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