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After a while dont want to power up

I have a brand new iPaq Rx 3115. Everytime that i turn it of and wake up in the morning to use it, i have to reset it to be available to turn it on. If i turn it off and try in an hour or so it will power up. But i dont understand why after living it off overnight it will not power on next day, unless i reset it. Does anyway have any ideas?? Do i need to shut down this device? Or you just turn it off in the power botton? Does the standby mode has something to do whit this? Please i need help soon. Some one please..

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Re: After a while dont want to power up

Hi there, i spend time with customer support and we fix the problem, you have to download the last bios update and give an update to youre machine. It does not matter if you have the same version all ready install, re installed again. This should fix the problem, it did for me.

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IPaq rx3115 working like PC not Pocket PC, need to plugin always


You need to purchase a new removable battery for your RX
The removable batts usually only last about a year (like cell phone batteries).
Although it is showing 100% charge, the battery is not storing enough power to run the ipaq

The rx series uses 2 batteries, one is the removable one u can see/access when u remove the back cover. The other batt is a small round batt which stores the basic info for your system (so you don't lose your data when u swap out the removable battery).

This small (backup) batt is similar to the cmos battery on a laptop or pc.
You cannot easily replace this, as the unit needs to be disassembled to access this batt.
If you are tech-y (and brave), the replacement button batteries are sold on ebay for $9-12

Normally, if your removable batt is bad, you could still use your unit plugged in, and could
remove from AC power without losing data. Not the case if your replaceable batt is exhausted.
When both batteries are bad, you lose everything when u remove unit from AC power.

My workaround without having to disassemble unit:
Purchase and fully charge new removable batt (They have huge capacity ones available for like $15 - better than the original !).
Load up all your programs & settings the way you like.
Perform full backup to SD card (& also on PC via active sync - to be safe)
Now the only time you should lose your data (like hard reset) is if you allow the battery
to completely drain, in which case you can restore your backup.
If you purchase 2 removable batts, you can easily swapout without losing data if you
use the usb charge cable & leave ipaq plugged in while you change battery

Hope this helps






Jun 01, 2009 | HP iPAQ RX3115 Pocket PC

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Ipaq rx-3115 stops at align screen after reset


This happened to me and i got so mad that i broke the screen. But that was a good idea because then i got a new screen and now it works fine. Just get another screen and it should work fine. or you can just get the digitizer part and swap out your LCD parts.

Feb 17, 2009 | HP iPAQ RX3115 Pocket PC

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Ipaq rx-3115 stops at align screet after reset


Sounds like u need a replacement LCD
Easily found on ebay

Replacement screens usually come with instructions.

Please note u will need a hollow t8 or t9 tool to open the ipaq case.

Feb 17, 2009 | HP iPAQ RX3115 Pocket PC

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Main Battery Power


It cannot switched the batteries. The backup one is a small internal battery just to keep the CMOS with data. That's it.

If you main battery is not charging or when unplugged won't power on, the is likely the main battery is defective, or the charging circuitry of it is failing.

Best regards,

Jul 01, 2008 | HP iPAQ RX3115 Pocket PC

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INSTALLING


how much did you pay for this pda? did you buy it recently? Is it brand new or are you the second owner?

Aug 21, 2007 | HP iPAQ RX3115 Pocket PC

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Ipaq RX 3115 Stops at align Screen


solia, I'm sorry, I didn't mean to close the chat session on you.
Is your unit still under warranty? If so, check with the manufacturer.
They can help.

Mike

Sep 27, 2006 | HP iPAQ RX3115 Pocket PC

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IPaq keeps moving appointment times


the ipaq automatically adjusts for daylight savings but the PC does not. On your PC double click on clock, click on Time Zone tab and then on that screen you will see the box that needs to be checked. also check that both PC and IPAQ are set to same time-zones.

Sep 11, 2005 | HP iPAQ RX3115 Pocket PC

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Charging


If it's completely dead USB probably can't do it at all. There's a voltage threshhold, and USB only puts out about half the voltage needed to get over it. USB usually won't manage when thenbattery's below 30%. Try connecting the iPaq directly to the AC adapter.

Sep 11, 2005 | HP iPAQ RX3115 Pocket PC

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PowerPoint IPAQ 3115


I found a program called PocketSlides that you may want to look into. Doesn't look like there is a pocket pc version of powerpoint. Here is the link http://www.ipaqhq.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10670 Goodluck!

Sep 11, 2005 | HP iPAQ RX3115 Pocket PC

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Rx3115 locking up


To execute a hard boot on the iPAQ rx3115, the manual says to "while pressing the two outside buttons on front of iPAQ, press the recessed reset button on bottom." Hope it Helps... Wirzan

Sep 08, 2005 | HP iPAQ RX3115 Pocket PC

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