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No gps signal

I started my tom tom 710, couldnt pick up a signal it knows where i am and can do all the routes etc, it just won't pick up a signal went onto a site in ireland which gave the following advice and i did these but none worked - reset - go to open area with no buildings, left it on for an hour and a half but still no signal - tried quick fix gps none of the above worked i would be greatful if you can suggest some other possible ways of fixing the problem Same problem with my tom tom signal ...can get all the info re: maps, rts etc., but wil not find signal...

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