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Turn it on it says Set UP using stylus. But nothing happens.

My Palm 71 does not work anymore. All it does it turn on and Set Up comes on the screen. It says use the stylus to tap anywhere on the screen to continue. I do that and nothing happens.
What is wrong? Is it worth fixing?

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The digitizer is defective and needs to be replaced.

You can find digitizer parts in ebay or other on-line companies, at reasonable prices.

Regarding the labor cost, depending of the repair shop you choose, it may be cheap or expensive.

Best regards,

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

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