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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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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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