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Only turns on with hw-reset

One of the e740s suddenly started to not turn on after turning off. The only way it works is doing a hardware reset to get it back on and then never turning it off! It has the latest rom (1.0623.0409) and I have tried it with batteries from the other PDAs with the same results. Any suggestions?

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Re: Only turns on with hw-reset

I assume that there is some serious hardware problem. In my opinion the best solution is to contact service partner in your country and let them check the unit.

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