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Clock doesn't update

Hi, recently my StreetPilot 2720 started losing track of time when off, meaning if I don't use it for a week, when I turn it on it will still think it is the moment it was last turned off. If a week has gone by, it can take upwards of 10 minutes for the thing to lock onto a satellite connection at which point it updates its clock. It used to pick up a connection within a few moments.
I guess there must be some kind of battery inside that powers the clock when the unit isn't in use, but I can't find anything that indicates this is so. Anyone has a similar problem? How did you solve it?
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Re: clock doesn't update

Ensure you have the latest software....7.10

Also, hold down the menu and map button when you power it up for 15 seconds or so.

Make sure you have a clear view of the sky....let it sit for 20 min.

Answer the questions on the screen and try again.

Note: doing the above will cause the unit to lose all your favorites, recent finds etc., so do a back up.

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