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Lying ipaq H5550!

My h5550 will not charge the battery.
I´ve been charging it successfully via a hp adapter that plugs into the synch port for the last 3 weeks, but now I can´t charge either of my batteries.
When the Ipaq is connected, the orange charging led light starts to flash, and the ipaq tells me that the battery is charging, but it isn´t!
My last battery has now hit 0% of charge, so I cannot use off the adapter.
Can anyone help?? I´ve alreay tried different batteries (one is only a month old), and I´ve performed soft and hard resets of the ipaq, taken the battery out for a short while, and soft reset the ipaq while connected to the charger. I´ve now run out of things to try!

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It's a problem with either the memory board or the button board. With my h5550, the bottom buttons started to stop working and eventualy the PPC stoped charging all together. You can find parts for it online. If all the buttons are working fine, then it's most likely the motherboard. Otherwise it should be the button board.

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