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Dropped; now dead

I dropped my ipaq hx4705 ppc (with coveted medical software that I feel crippled without) this afternoon in it's case--not a terrible drop; just from the table to the floor.  The PPC is now completely dead; no soft or hard reset; nothing.  In the past, it once happened previously and I had to remove the battery to get it to reset (thus, losing all of my stored data and had to reload--not a tragedy but a complete pain in the butt).  Anyway, is it finally dead or is there hope?

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Re: Dropped; now dead

Make sure the two battery door lock buttons are in the 'lock' position. The device will not turn on unless these are locked.

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Re: Dropped; now dead

You will have to open up the PDA case and take out internal battery (round one). It might just need to be replace or resitted. Next time, backup your data to a memory card.

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