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Was fine for the last 3 yrs...

My Tom_tom was working GREAT ever since I got it...never lost a connection and always connected fast...now when I turn it on it takes almost 15mnts to connect, now I start it up 15mnts before I head out, then after it sets the route it disoconects.... same car....not cloudy...what should do...Please don't tell me to re-program or update it, all this after I updated it 3 mos ago....

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Try updating with the latest GPSfix updates via the tomtom home software.

The GPSfix updates are re-newed weekly as the positions of the satelites change constantly

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Sam is 5 years old...his older brother Tom is 3 times as old as Sam...when Sam is 20...how old will Tom be?


Well, Tom is 3 x 5 = 15 yrs now. Sam has 15 yrs to go to 20. Then Tom will be 15 + 5 = 30 yrs.

Or, Tom is 10 yrs older than Sam now, so when Sam is 20........

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Factory reset gps


UNFREEZE Tom tom sat nav USING WINDOWS OR MAC PC

This will unfreeze your tom tom after exhausting every avenue this works!

You will need Internet access.

Ensure you have the correct tom tom desktop softwear installed on your computer for your tom tom device.

If not then download from tomtom

Removed sim card from tom tom located under sticker lower end of tom tom.

Carried out on a windows laptop with windows 7

(Note this should also work on mac although I did not get to try it and it is stated you will need rosetta on intel macs)

Ensure you download the flash tool for tomtom (clear_flash.dmg) for your operating system windows or for the mac VERY IMPORTANT YOU HAVE THE TOOL DOWNLOADED FIRST.
1.For windows: www.tomtom.com/updates/clear_flash/clear_flash.exe


connect tom tom to computer

find the tom tom on your computer and select all the files

you can firstly copy these to another location or separate drive before deleting all files.

Now delete ALL the tom tom files

Format your tom tom to FAT32 if using windows (im not sure of the mac settings yet)

Keep your tom tom connected to your computer

Run the flash tool and Flash the tom tom memory with the tool.

Restart your tom tom
It will update (but this time it should work!)
Select done after update
Tomtom reboots (restarts)
It may ask you to install a new update but there may not be any update to install just
Select yes to update.
Eject tom tom from your pc by selectinglower right corner symbol.
Now unplug device if ejected correctly
Congratulations your device should now work again.
Note I did not replace my sim card as it is not required to work the gps.
Hope this helped someone.
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The TMC was working fine on my tom tom ONE XL but has now suddenly stopped recognising it when connected. I connect, turn on the tom tom but no receiver indicated. can you help please?


Try resetting the Tom Tom.

To do this: Stick the end of a paperclip into the reset hole in the bottom of the receiver. See your manual for the details on this.

This fault is often caused by unplugging the receiver from the navigator before turning the navigator off.

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Keeps displaying cannot get valid gps signal was working fine last week now does not work


i work as a truck driver on a small fleet of 7 vehicles in the midlands UK

3 of us have Tom Toms, the others have medion, navman or garmin.

ALL the tom tom users have been experiencing GPS problems this week ( june 21 onwards ) whilst the rest of us have seen no change in GPS satelite availability.

In addition, a friend who uses a TOM TOM One XL in another part of the UK has also had same problems.

Its a TOM TOM problem generally it seems, and NOT your particular piece of kit.

Jun 25, 2009 | Tomtom ONE GPS Receiver

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My tom tom has totally lost signal ive had it five months can anyone help? thanks


plug in the usb to pc (computer)
download tom-tom home 2.6
create an account click update my device/one/go
cllick install gps quick fix

May 03, 2009 | Tomtom One V2 Car GPS Receiver

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Tom tom home does not see my tom tom go 520


Hi canal_boat_m

Try this solution:

STEP 1 Un-install Tom Tom Home from your PC

STEP 2 Click on the link below:

http://tomtom.com/lib/img/cs/S4S/files/RemoveRegEntries_TTGOv1.exe
This will download a little removal program for the Tom Tom Home program.
A Black window will appear briefly then close.
• Make sure that you have got Administrator rights on the PC. Otherwise you may not be allowed to connect new hardware (especially the case when using office computers)
• Reboot your PC

STEP 3 Visit Tom Tom website and download the current new version of Tom Tom Home and install it to your PC
STEP 4 Connect the TomTom

• Make sure the device is fully charged before connecting it to the computer. Ideally a mininum of 4 hours charge.
• Reset the device using a paper clip (see http://www.tomtom.com/6965). When resetting, keep the reset button pushed in for at least 20 seconds, but DO NOT turn the device back on just yet.
• Ensure that your TomTom has power connected to it. There should be a green light on the TomTom unit. If your device came with a Home Charger, please make sure that is plugged in to the TomTom also.
Your Tom Tom should ask you to 'Connect to Computer' if it does tap YES.

SOLUTION:
Your unit should now be recognized by your PC.

IF IT DOESN'T then follow the instructions below:

1. Connect your unit to your PC;
2. Copy two folders to your PC (namely 'Raster' and the one which holds all your maps - probably called 'United Kingdom and Eire';
3. Using Windows Utility, right click on the Tom Tom drive unit and select Fomat;
4. Switch off the unit and soft-reset it with a paper clip (but hold it in for at least 20 mins) and then re-connect it and power it up;
5. Tom Tom Home should now detect the unit and your unit should ask you to 'Connect to Computer' so tap YES;
6. Tom Tom Home will now say your device needs updating - and if you apply all the changes it will restore it to Factory Finished!
7. Then all's needed is to replace the two folders you backed up and any other items like mp3's and sounds, pics, etc.

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Tom Tom go 910 screen get frozen every time I turn it on


Sounds like your firmware is corrupted. I have fixed a few 910's with this same problem. If you have the Tom Tom Home program installed, try to reinstall the firmware using Tom Tom's website.

Make sure you always select to disconnect the device before unplugging it. You might have unplugged it from the PC while it was still writing data. This will certainly corrupt the firmware.

- Jim

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Problem with conection tomtom 910 to PC


Complain to Tom Tom ,you may have a lemon,look for law suit soon

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TOM TOM GO 700


I faced the same problem for tom tom and found that the battery had gone down. I switched it on after connecting to the power source in the Car and it was fine.

If its not battery discharge...you may have to contact tom tom support.

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