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Will not Boot.

It was working fine. Then I installed the new version of PDA Windows (whatever the last one was...). After a week it had trouble booting, and I would have to turn it off and do it again. THEN it won't finish booting at all. *On the first screen when it turns on with the "Dell" logo, the "load bar" goes all the way to like 90% and then stops. I've hard reset it several times and nothing, it just keeps doing the same thing. It will never boot/load windows and so I can't do anything.... PLEASE HELP!

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  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2009

    I have the same problem. It only gets to about 90% and it will not synch to my PC. Removing the battery & holding the power button didn't resolve the problem either.

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Since it gets to the 90% boot phase, you should be able to synce with the computer at that point. If so, then downgrade to pocket pc 2003 software which you can find at http://ftp.us.dell.com/utility/R111630.EXE Once done, make sure your pda will boot. If effective, re-install windows mobile 5.0 and try it again! (Last attempt b4 contacting manufacturer...) I had simmilar problem with this on my pda at one time too. Sometimes it is as easy as removing the battery, pressing and holding the power button for 10 seconds, then putting everything back in and reboot it.

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