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Doesn't move past the initial screen even on reset

So i was using my iPaq, put it in the cradle overnight, and now it is as if the Windows Mobile OS is not seeing any software? nothing happens, it just stays on the HP screen.

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Re: Doesn't move past the initial screen even on reset

If soft AND hard resets do not work, you definitely have a major problem. Sometimes, there will be problems that cause frequent freezes in the boot process. These freezes, in my experience, though, have been random, and in different places in the boot process. Try constant hard resets (patience is key, as sometimes they take a long time to load) until you get to the main screen. If you cannot get there, I really don;t know what to tell you. If you do, even once, refer to

for a permanent solution to your problem. (I know you two have different problems, but the solution should be one and the same)

Happy fixing!

Posted on Mar 01, 2008

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I gave it a final shot:
1. Remove the battery, and then put it back.
2. While the screen lights on, within 2 seconds, cold reset the unit by press the hole with stylus and push the power button at top in the same time.
In my case, the progress bar will keep going until I see the tap screen instruction and everything back to normal. But it reminds me that the removable battery is totally discharged. So I put it in cradle and I am able to synch it with my PC. Everything seems o.k. while it sits in the cradle, except the charging light won't turn red.
When I remove it from the cradle, it still lights on, battery shows 99% which is healthy. but when I turned it off, it won't start anymore. I have to repeat the above steps to revive it. Sometimes I have to remove the battery and wait for a while and then put it back, so that the screen can light on to give me chance to cold reset.
Conclusion: Maybe need a new battery. I will check Ebay to get one.
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