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Hp ipaq rx5935 - did hard reset hangs - now hangs at HP blue boot screen

I had critical memory storage warnings. I tried a soft reset which did not fix them. HP advised a hard reset. It now hangs at the end of the HP booting sequence with the HP blue screen. I have to take the battery out to switch off.
(HP want 80% of the purchase price to do any fixes.) The hardware was working fine and the software also worked when the multiple error messages were concelled.
Can anybody please help?

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  • raymond13 Jan 21, 2009

    I have the same problem, how did you solve this?
    Raymond

  • darrell23 Mar 30, 2009

    My HP iPAQ also hangs on the blue boot screen, and I have to remove the battery to switch it off. Is there any way to recover from this by a firmware fix?

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remove battery for 6 hr and reinstal and then hard reset.
bob.

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