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Problem hi i have a problem with my ipaq h1940 when i start the pda it stay at hp logo, don't start windows.Where is a problem?

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Hi, I have same problem. After upgrade bios to version 1.10 my ipaq h1940 don`t start windows. When switch ON appears HP logo, time line go to end, and ipaq stay block. No possible switch OFF and no starting windows.

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How to conect my hp ipaq h1940 to the computer

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      Select the "Bluetooth" icon from the Today screen of your iPAQ h1940. Click on "Bluetooth Settings." Touch the "Turn on" button.

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      Select the "Accessibility" tab from the Bluetooth menu and select "Allow other devices to connect" and "All devices." Click "OK."

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      Click on the Bluetooth icon in the upper right-hand corner of your Mac. Click "Turn Bluetooth On."

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      Select "Set up Bluetooth Device" from the Bluetooth menu and click "Continue." Select "Any Device" and click "Continue."

    • 5

      Select your iPAQ h1940 from the list of devices and click "Continue." Input the passkey number from your Mac into your iPAQ.

    • 6

      Select the type of syncs you want with your iPAQ and Mac and click "Continue."

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      Select "Browse Device" from the Bluetooth menu on your Mac and select the iPAQ from the list. Click "Browse."

    • 8

      Add or remove files from your iPAQ h1940 by clicking on them and dragging them into a file on your iPAQ or on your Mac. Close the window when you are finished and select "Turn Bluetooth off" from the Bluetooth menu.

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      Click "Turn off" on the Bluetooth icon on your iPAQ h1940.

hope it will help you..

Oct 17, 2011 | HP iPAQ H1940 Pocket PC

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Tried to update the rom of my ipaq h1940 with the sp26261 update pack. plugged it into the cradle, started the update manager (connection via windows device center on windows 7/64 bit). the update manager...

bad Idea ROM updates.
best is to never do it unless sure it cures a problem that you need fixed.
doing Rom up dates are very risky,
1: battery must be good. and being charged so that the process can not be interrupted.
2: you used XP PC of some kind to program that IPAQ rom?>
that be last choice, of all. after all most XP computers are infected with virus and malware, and is a virus magnet and not support now for 3 long years, (means its worse every day)

why even use any IPAQ,
why not just buy some used Android phone and move on, move up.
its dead product now.
IPAQ is like Elvis, he left the building.. LOL

if really motivated to make any think this old here why not ask
the real form.
Your only recourse now, it repeat the flash over and over
praying it works (with full charged and fully good batterY)

May 15, 2017 | HP iPAQ H1940 Pocket PC

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My Hp ipaq h1940 pocket pc is frozen on the hp opening page with 2 1.07 at the top I have tried soft and hard reset and removing the battery.

check HP support for a rom update for your model. the h1940 had some problems you are having.hope this helps

Jul 16, 2009 | HP iPAQ H1940 Pocket PC

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HP Ipaq h1940 won't sync with Vista

Hi. While holding power button, and pressing reset will do a hard reset to your PDA (reset the device to its factory default settings). So if your PDA is working well, don't do it. As for the syncronization with your Vista PC; Winodws XP uses the ActiveSync software for syncronization, and for Windows Vista, Microsoft developed a brand new syncronization software called "Windows Mobile Device Center". It can be downloaded here: ( When you download/install this software to your PC, you should be able to connect your PDA to your PC without any problem, and definitely without changing any OS in your PDA or PC. Hope this helps.

Jun 01, 2009 | HP iPAQ H1940 Pocket PC

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Active sync problem

check your anti-virus and firewall software - this can prevent outside connections being made over activesync

Nov 30, 2008 | HP iPAQ H1940 Pocket PC

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My hp ipaq h1940 in a big wrong

hi i am sorry but you can change the language of your ipaq it's not the roms your have to change you also need to change windows ce and a new license

Nov 15, 2008 | HP iPAQ H1940 Pocket PC

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HP PDA h1940

I just found the most protracted set of instructions to reset it for reference.

1. charge on ac only = 8 hrs
2. remove battey, soft reset, reinsert battery
3. charge on ac only = 30 minutes, remove battery, remove power, hard reset then soft reset.
4. charge on ac only = 4 hrs
5. Power off. Soft reset.

Oct 13, 2008 | HP iPAQ H1940 Pocket PC

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HP Ipaq h1940 won't sync with Vista

use microsoft windows mobile device center

Jun 11, 2008 | HP iPAQ H1940 Pocket PC

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Can't get pass the logo screen

OK, this happened to me just yesterday, and I fixed it. Here's what you need to do.

1. Connect your iPAQ to your PC. You don't need ActiveSync, but you do need to make sure that your PC can actually communicate with your iPAQ.

2. Go to where you extracted the ROM update files. It's probably at "C:\iPAQ\SP26263" or something like that.

3. Download a hex editor. Here's one:

4. Use the hex editor and open up H2B11020uo.nbf

5. Maximize the hex editor to full screen. Look at the right screen where it says "hp ipaq h1940 1.10.20 ENG". Fill up the top row with zeros. The words "hp ipaq h1940 1.10.20 ENG" will disappear.

6. Within "C:\iPAQ\SP26263", open up ROMUpdateUtility. It won't recognize your device (WHICH IS GOOD). Then you can reinstall the ROM update.

Mar 03, 2008 | HP iPAQ H1940 Pocket PC

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Hx2750 Touch screen

you said you tryed soft and hard resets..

Check the bootloader if it has a diagnostic function, my HTC model has many self tests build in the bootloader, so give it a try on yours.

Boot Loader Hold down the left, second from left and second from right buttons whilst pressing reset button

waiting for your reply.

Dec 23, 2007 | HP iPAQ H1940 Pocket PC

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