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Ipaq H 3970 storeage card problem

I am trying to use a new 2 Gb memory card, but after several attempts to format it, my Ipaq still cannot see it. Any suggestions??

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Hello lenze123, Your Ipaq doesn't support cards larger then 1gb. I'm not shure that a ROM upgrade will fix this as larger cards require different voltage settings and firmware protocols. From the technical specifications of the h3970 it is stated that the pda will support only 1gb cards due to it's hardware configuration. A reset woun't help you on this. The only thing you could try is a ROM update to a later windows version, win2003 or 2003se, but even this may not solve the problem. If you need more informations please reply.

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Try soft resetting the unit, then try to access it afterwards. Hope that helps

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