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Delay in gps signal

Hello everytime i switch on my go910 it has a delay of sometimes upto 15mins!! in locating a gps signal.i have reset the unit i have tried formatting the hard drive but to no avail. can u please help. at first the unit was fine i have even tried scanning the harddrive with norton anti virus and defrag. can u plesae help. many thanks.

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Re: delay in gps signal

I had same problem with my tomtom one, Tom Tom issued new software on their home page which reflashed the GPS module. Then if you logon and connect your tomtom to website under a week before you move location, then the GPS does a fast fix, about 1-2mins max in my experience

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Re: delay in gps signal

Try taking it outside away from buildings, the unit needs to have a clear view of the sky. If it is in a car then you may need an external antenna,

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