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TodayPanel Lite V2.1 Locks up

I have an iPAQ hx2795b.  The today panel will lock up, and the only way to clear it is to soft reset the device.

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Re: TodayPanel Lite V2.1 Locks up

For soft reset u have to entre ur stylus in the small hole which is located on th eleft bottom corner of ur phone ( but before doing it take ur memory card out of your handset good luck !!

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How do i do a hard reset on HP ipaq X11-21204?

u have given a wrong Model number this is not a model number infact a part number pls try to find the correct model number from HP site thru photo identification if u dont find ur model other wise i am providing u detail below to try the hard reset on various series of HP IPAQS kindly be sure that ur ALL DATA WILL BE ERASED pls rate me FIXYA if i fixed ur problem

How to Perform a Hard Reset on an HP iPAQ

Performing a hard reset on an HP iPAQ is relatively easy, but is a dramatic step in the management of your handheld organizer. A hard reset will completely clear the memory of your device and restore it to the state you received it in from the factory. A soft reset, on the other hand, simply closes running programs and restarts your pocket PC.

Difficulty: Moderately Easy
Read the owner’s manual. If you don’t have to do a hard reset, you shouldn’t, and you definitely don’t want to do one by accident. So familiarize yourself with the hard reset protocol offered in the manual.
Make sure you want to clear all personal settings, saved data and personal files from your PDA. If there are files you wish to retain, save them to a removable disk, or send them to your computer’s hard drive to be retrieved at a later date before performing a hard reset.
For the HP iPAQ h1900 series, hold down the power button while you use your stylus to hold down the reset button (on the left side of the iPAQ). Hold these buttons for a few seconds until the screen fades to black.
For the HP iPAQ h2000 Series, press down on the far left and right buttons (calendar and iTask, respectively). While you do this, press and hold the reset button on the back of the iPAQ until the screen fades.
For the HP iPAQ h5000 Series and H3800 Series, the procedure is the same as the h2000 Series with the only difference being on some models the Today button is used instead of the iTask button.
For the hw6500 Mobile Messenger Series and hx2000 Series the procedure for the hard reset is precisely the same as for the devices in step 4.
For the rx3115 and rx3715 models, hold down the Mobile Media button (on the far left) and the iTask button. Then press down the reset button with the styles for a few seconds until the screen goes dark.
For the rz1710 and rz1715, follow the same procedure as the devices in step 7, with the difference of pressing the Today button (on the far right) instead of the iTask button.
To turn on your HP iPAQ after your hard reset, either press the reset button again, or plug it into an AC power source.

Tips & Warnings

* If you’re iPAQ is simply slowing down or having problems, try a soft reset (reboot) before resorting to a hard reset.
* Read your iPAQ’s instruction manual to familiarize yourself with how to do a hard reset, and the effects of performing one.
* Do not perform a hard reset unless you are okay with or intend to erase all non-factory installed data and settings from your HP iPAQ.

Mar 17, 2009 | HP PDAs

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Itask button not responding & 5 way navigation will not scroll down when depressed


There are two things you can try:
1)remove the battery and reinstall it back
2)Go for a hard reset

Aug 05, 2008 | HP iPAQ RX3715 Pocket PC

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Only works while plugged in

i would say def. its the battery thats dead!
Did a quick search for batteries and found a lot and costs about 10-30$ for a battery
and some include a charger as well.
Worth spending if you gonna use it daily!

Dec 27, 2008 | HP iPAQ H3835 Pocket PC

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I forgot my passwod to my windows mobile ipaq 5.0

here is your answer
but if you want to solve your problem quick
microsoft takes 11$ to fix it

see this if this help you

Resetting the Device

Sometimes there is a need to reset your Pocket PC. Resetting the
device is known as performing a "soft" or "hard" reset.

Performing a Soft Reset

A soft reset stops all running applications, but does not erase any
programs or saved data. Be sure to save any unsaved data within
a running application before performing a soft reset.
Perform a soft reset to:
■ Stop all running applications
■ Install a new application
■ Restart the Pocket PC if it stops responding

To perform a soft reset:

1. Locate the recessed Reset button on the bottom of your iPAQ
Pocket PC.
2. Use the stylus to lightly press the Reset button.
The Pocket PC restarts and displays the Today screen.

Performing a Hard Reset

Perform a hard reset only when you want to clear all
user-installed settings, applications, and data from RAM
(Random Access Memory), where data and applications you have
loaded are stored.

CAUTION: If you perform a hard reset, your Pocket PC loses all data
and programs not saved in iPAQ File Store.

To perform a hard reset:

1. Press and hold down the Calendar and iTask buttons.
2. While holding down these buttons, use the stylus to
lightly press the Reset button on the bottom of the iPAQ
Pocket PC for about two seconds.

3. When the Pocket PC screen begins to fade, release the
Calendar and iTask buttons first, and then remove the stylus
from the Reset button.

Note: If you simultaneously push and hold the Reset, Calendar,
and iTask buttons for more than two seconds, the battery
disconnects. To restart the device, either plug the device into the
AC Adapter or press the Reset button again.
After performing a hard reset, you may need to reinstall
applications stored in iPAQ File Store to restore shortcuts and full

4. The Pocket PC resets and powers on.

To return your iPAQ Pocket PC to factory settings after
performing a hard reset:

1. Tap Start > Programs > File Explorer > My Device.
2. Tap the iPAQ File Store folder to open it.
3. Tap Edit > Select All.
4. Tap and hold the selected files, then tap Delete.
5. Tap Yes to delete all file in iPAQ File Store.

Oct 16, 2008 | PDAs

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My hp ipaq hw 6515

Try soft resetting your ipaq. If that didnt work then try hard resetting it, note that you will lose all the data in your ipaq

Oct 23, 2007 | HP iPAQ hw6515 Pocket PC

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Hard reset

Hi I confirm that the following works

I would say
-- pressing calendar (1st) + Itask (last) buttons + reset button does a soft reset and fully disconnect the battery (you will a click sound
-- pressing calendar (1st) + mail (3rd) + power + a reset button does a full ghard reset. You will see Formatting PS... on the screen. This means every is back to factory defaults.
Thanks twosix for this post

Sep 09, 2007 | HP iPAQ HX2790 Pocket PC

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Soft Reset

Just loaded a safe mode program to my iPAQ, and now it seems to reset without any problems, even when not connected to the sync cable.

Sep 12, 2005 | HP iPAQ RX3115 Pocket PC

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Rx3115 locking up

To execute a hard boot on the iPAQ rx3115, the manual says to "while pressing the two outside buttons on front of iPAQ, press the recessed reset button on bottom." Hope it Helps... Wirzan

Sep 08, 2005 | HP iPAQ RX3115 Pocket PC

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HELP Rx3115 today screen help

Did you try doing a soft reset? Switching off and on again does not reset your ipaq. You will not loose any info.

Sep 08, 2005 | HP iPAQ RX3115 Pocket PC

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IPAQ 5455 Hard Reset

Just hold down the calendar and today buttons, these are the two outer buttons on the lower left and lower right, then using a stylus press and hold for at least ten seconds the soft reset button this is located on the lower right edge of the unit. The screen should reset and the iPAQ will boot up again.

Sep 07, 2005 | HP iPAQ H5455 Pocket PC

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