This was working fine until it wouldn't switch off with the power button the side. so i pushed the soft reset button on the base of the unit but still no fix, so i moved the hard reset switch to the left then back to the right, now the display lights up with some text on the top
i presume it is waiting for some sort of operating system or boot image to be loaded into this navman pocket pc even if the supplied navman MMC card with the maps is inserted then nothing happens.
if i plug the sync / charger usb cable into the pc, then a new device is found, but drivers or software cant be found for it on the supplied CD's or the microsoft site. the new device comes up as
SEC S3c2410x Test B/D
i installed microsoft active sync off the supplied CD onto the pc, but it wont see the navman device connected to the usb port. the newly installed SmartST software cannot see it either.
I cant find any support on the navman web site for this problem.
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Re: pin 570 wont boot after hard reset
RECENTLY I DID PRETTY MUCH THE SAME THING
SO HERE IS WHAT I DID :
" I TURNED IT ON AND HIT THE HARD RESET AND THEN LEFT IT ON TILL ALL P[OWER WENT AWAY FROM UNIT
SECOND I HAD TO DOWNLOAN A NEW VERSION FOR MY UNIT ; MEANING MAP
THEN I TOOK THE BATTERY OUT AND AND PLUGED IN MY USB CORD AND IT TOOK IT
I PUT MY BATTERY IN AND CHARGED OVER NIGHT AND WELL IT SEEMS LIKE A LOT TO DO BUT FROM WHAT I UNDERSTAND MY DRIVER GOT BOOTED OFF THE UNIT AND ANOTHER DRIVER FOR A MODEL WAS ATTACHED
HOW I DONT KNOW BUT MY UNIT WORKS NOW FOR THE LAST 4 MONTHS NO PROBLEMS
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Slide the Magellan GPS unit's power switch to the off position, if your GPS has a two-way slide-style switch. Hold the switch in the off position for 8 seconds or more to reset the device.
Slide the switch to the reset position if your GPS has a three-way switch. These switches feature "Reset," "Off" and "On" labels. Hold the switch on the reset position for 10 seconds to initiate a reset.
Inspect your GPS for a reset pin hole if the unit has a push-down power button rather than a switch -- check the bottom and sides of the device for a pin-sized hole. Insert a pin or a straightened paperclip into the hole, pushing until you feel a slight pop. Hold the pin or clip down for 10 seconds and the GPS will reset.
The T-Mobile Dash™ includes a button sequence which can be utilized to perform a hard reset. This method is much more difficult to do but it will perform the reset if the menu options are not available.
Note: Before attempting this procedure make sure to backup your data using ActiveSync. All unsaved data will be lost.
Hard Reset 1. Power the device off by pressing and holding the Power key.
Note: If device is unresponsive remove the battery.
2. With the phone off press and hold both soft keys (The two keys directly under the screen, used to open menus.) 3. While continuing to hold the soft keys, press and hold the Power button for 1-2 seconds. 4. Continue holding the soft keys until you see a message that starts with This operation will delete…. 5. Release the soft keys.
Note: If you see the standard boot up screen load steps 2 and 3 were not performed correctly.
6. A boot splash screen will appear, followed by a black screen prompting: Press Send to restore factory defaults, Other keys to quit 7. Press the Send key. 8. When prompted to powercycle device, select Ok
Note: Once the hard reset is performed it could take up to a few minutes to completely boot back up.
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Hello, my W6761 becomes the same. When it happens, you can clear the problem by "soft ware reset". Following is the procedure: 1. Power it on 2. Push Start/Stop buttom 5 times 3. Push "Enter", ">", "<", "Menu" buttons (from right to left) 4. Again, push "Enter", ">", "<", "Menu" buttons 5. Wait for 30 seconds that the above soft ware cycle resets the internal status 6. Power it off and on, again 7. You need to execute above "soft ware reset" within 15 seconds
Start washing and check to see if above reset the problem. If it does not begin to work, repeat above "soft ware reset" cycle until it begins to work. My W6761 once needed to repeat above cycle 7 times to solve the problem. This problem happens in mostly in warmer season, so this will be related with high ambient or water temperature. ASKO technician may replace the controller but even with the replaced controller, this problem often happens.
You'll have to do a hard reset. Push the reset button, then hold the power button until the Palm Power appear and then release the power button. Next it will ask if you want to erase the data. I hate to said this but select yes. No will not work. Then after the inital set up run a HotSync.
if you mean the phones password the only way is a hard reset, remove wait 10 seconds and replace the battery. If you mean the sim password/Pin contact your service provider (company who supply your sim)
Hard reset press and hold the two soft keys (the two buttons with a "-" each side of the navigation keys) while breafly pressing the power switch then follow the instructions. If it boots up as normal, remove the battery and try again.
NOTE this will remove all data and restore to the installed rom