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Loss of memory

Hilst switched off I lost all power to my rx3715. I recharged it but then found I had lost all data in the memory. The back-up battery was still showing 100%. Any ideas?

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The back up battery always shows 100%, as far as my experience shows. The backup battery is only utilized to retain memory while the main battery is dead. The backup battery charges first, so if the ppc has enough juice to be turned on, the backup battery should be at 100%, unless it is plugged in and you are just now turning it back on. Even so, it will probably still show 100%.

Basically, you left it on too long and all the batteries died. Sorry, but your data is gone :-(

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