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TomTom slow and sometimes won't configure to satellite

TomTom is super slow to configure to satellite. I sometimes drive miles before it reads the satellite. Last time I used it, I drove for 15 minutes and it never configured at all.

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All gps units do not do well trying to find a satellite on the move. You should let your unit locate satellites before you start moving.

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