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Frozen at blue startup screen

My ipaq rx4240 is frozen at the blue start up screen. I can get it to the boot and usb messages or formatting PS, but I can not get it past that. I have completed a soft and hard reset and also used the computer troubleshooting without success. Any ideas? I have contacted HP and they want me to send it in with an expensive charge and no guarantee. Thanks

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  • aldoestradas Jan 25, 2009

    mi ppc 4240 se cuelga durante un hard reset, se queda en "formatting ps..." por favor ayuda

  • schmatzo May 11, 2010

    Hi there, i did have the same problem. Outlook sync caused a hang, Hard reset was'n t able to resolve issue. Still seeing 'formatting PS' progress bar is 100%. That's it. Any fixes found in the past ? thanks a lot, regards,

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Try checking this link for the software download http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/DriverDownload.jsp?prodNameId=3253848&lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=215348&prodSeriesId=3253844&taskId=135

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try do ing cold solder on the board.

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try taking battery out for 6hours then reinstall and hard rest.
this works on mine. bob

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