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Failing to power up.

Just bought the IPAQ 5450 from a garage sale and i was told it worked intermittently. Took it home and tried charging it with no indication showing that the unit was charging. If i do a reset i get a faint flicker on the screen and if i were to do a hard reset (holding power button and hitting soft reset)the screen flickers a couple of times and i get some orange flashing LEDS and then all blank again. Tried a new battery and got more flashing lights but no power up. Unsure as to how long the unit has not been charged. Help appreciated.

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  • SINYSTER27 Nov 08, 2007

    WHEN I PUT MY IPAQ ON THE CRADLE ITS GOOD AND FUNCTIONAL BUT AS SOON AS I TAKE IT OFF THE CRADDLE IT TURNS OFF LIKE IF THE BATTERY WAS DEAD ILL APPRECIATE IF YOU CAN HELP ME

  • maxabigi Mar 18, 2008

    same model, same problem. Connected to charger, pc etc and the screen just flashes, no indication of charge. Can anyone help

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Had the same problem: the battery is simply exhausted. Suggest you buy a new battery. A possible solution you might try is to connect it to a charger and make a hard reset (loosing all data and programs stored). Good luck

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