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My tom tom xl keeps needing gps fix updates every two days. can anybody help me

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Done some reserach on the web re this. Basically your satnav is broken. GPXFIX downloads a list of satellites which your device then uses - but as the satellites move - you need a new copy of gpxfix.

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