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My new tom tom one can not find a satellite connection

I bought a new tom tom one. I can'tget a sattelite connection. Am I supposed to down load anything to get started

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Hi, these units are pre loaded with all you need to start up and go, if you have it positioned it correctly and no signal rec, iwould say the unit is faulty, return it to the dealer for an exchange, hope this helps

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Please, do the following:

1) Install "TomTom Home" software in your computer from www.tomtom.com
2) Start TomTom Home in your computer
3) Plug in the GPS dock to your computer's USB port and place the GPS on the dock. The green light on the bottom right of the GPS should turn ON to indicate that the GPS is getting power from the dock and charging
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5) The TomTom Home software will detect the GPS and check if there are any updates for it. Then you'll be offered updates to install. Some are free, some are not. You choose the ones you want to install.
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Use Tom Tom Home to find new maps and updates.

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The radio button next to the option titled "Minutes (dm.m') was selected. I then moved the selection to "Degrees (d.d) and it started working.

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