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HP5550 Problem - Have carried out hard reset, as Tom Tom5 front page kept freezing Ipaq. Tom Tom now ok but....When I lanch an application or go to start/programs then close that specific app, I am left with normal font screen but beneath this I can see parts of the app I have just closed. So far all I can do to clear screen is to soft boot, but prob occurs as soon as another app is opened any help would be appreciated

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My hp5550 when i plug it in some times it start's to boot then it will go to the setup screen telling me to tap crosshair to set it up then it shuts down. it will not charg up the battery. or it will not power up at all

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Ipaq 111 hard reset


Soft reset Perform a soft reset
A soft reset stops all running applications, but does not erase any programs or saved data.

NOTE: Be sure to close all running applications before performing a soft reset.

To perform a soft reset:

1. Locate the recessed Reset button on the HP iPAQ.
2. Use the stylus to lightly press the Reset button.

Hard reset
To perform a hard reset and return the HP iPAQ to factory settings:

Press Win + OK + Record together.
While doing that, press reset button and hold for 3-4 seconds.
Release reset.
Release buttons.

NOTE: Do not release the buttons until CLEAN REBOOT appears on the screen.



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Feb 18, 2011 | HP iPAQ 111 Classic Pocket PC

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I want to format my ipaq hx2410 please tell me how to do that


To perform a hard reset you need to press buttons 1 and 4 in addition to the reset hole. This should do the trick.


The guidelines for resetting your phone is given below

Performing a Hard Reset

Perform a hard reset only when you want to clear all
user-installed settings, applications, and data from RAM
(Random Access Memory), where data and applications you have
loaded are stored.

CAUTION: If you perform a hard reset, your Pocket PC loses all data
and programs not saved in iPAQ File Store.

To perform a hard reset:

1. Press and hold down the Calendar and iTask buttons.
2. While holding down these buttons, use the stylus to
lightly press the Reset button on the bottom of the iPAQ
Pocket PC for about two seconds.

HP iPAQ hx2410 Hard reset

3. When the Pocket PC screen begins to fade, release the
Calendar and iTask buttons first, and then remove the stylus
from the Reset button.

Note: If you simultaneously push and hold the Reset, Calendar,
and iTask buttons for more than two seconds, the battery
disconnects. To restart the device, either plug the device into the
AC Adapter or press the Reset button again.
After performing a hard reset, you may need to reinstall
applications stored in iPAQ File Store to restore shortcuts and full
functionality.

4. The Pocket PC resets and powers on.

To return your iPAQ Pocket PC to factory settings after
performing a hard reset:

1. Tap Start > Programs > File Explorer > My Device.
2. Tap the iPAQ File Store folder to open it.
3. Tap Edit > Select All.
4. Tap and hold the selected files, then tap Delete.
5. Tap Yes to delete all file in iPAQ File Store.

Apr 03, 2010 | MyNetDeals HP iPAQ hx2000/ hx2100/ hx2400/...

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On IPAQ hx2700, how do I do a hard reset? I want


Performing a Hard Reset

Perform a hard reset only when you want to clear all
user-installed settings, applications, and data from RAM
(Random Access Memory), where data and applications you have
loaded are stored.

CAUTION: If you perform a hard reset, your Pocket PC loses all data
and programs not saved in iPAQ File Store.

To perform a hard reset:

1. Press and hold down the Calendar and iTask buttons.
2. While holding down these buttons, use the stylus to
lightly press the Reset button on the bottom of the iPAQ
Pocket PC for about two seconds.
3. When the Pocket PC screen begins to fade, release the
Calendar and iTask buttons first, and then remove the stylus
from the Reset button.

Note: If you simultaneously push and hold the Reset, Calendar,
and iTask buttons for more than two seconds, the battery
disconnects. To restart the device, either plug the device into the
AC Adapter or press the Reset button again.
After performing a hard reset, you may need to reinstall
applications stored in iPAQ File Store to restore shortcuts and full
functionality.

4. The Pocket PC resets and powers on.

To return your iPAQ Pocket PC to factory settings after
performing a hard reset:

1. Tap Start > Programs > File Explorer > My Device.
2. Tap the iPAQ File Store folder to open it.
3. Tap Edit > Select All.
4. Tap and hold the selected files, then tap Delete.
5. Tap Yes to delete all file in iPAQ File Store.

Sep 23, 2009 | HP iPAQ HX2700 Pocket PC

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Hp ipaq 3715


Hopefully you can do a warranty repair, I'm pretty sure the main board is damaged since a hard reset should have taken you back to the factory defaults.

Dec 10, 2008 | HP iPAQ RX3715 Pocket PC

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I forgot my passwod to my windows mobile ipaq 5.0


here is your answer
but if you want to solve your problem quick
microsoft takes 11$ to fix it

see this if this help you

Resetting the Device

Sometimes there is a need to reset your Pocket PC. Resetting the
device is known as performing a "soft" or "hard" reset.

Performing a Soft Reset

A soft reset stops all running applications, but does not erase any
programs or saved data. Be sure to save any unsaved data within
a running application before performing a soft reset.
Perform a soft reset to:
■ Stop all running applications
■ Install a new application
■ Restart the Pocket PC if it stops responding

To perform a soft reset:

1. Locate the recessed Reset button on the bottom of your iPAQ
Pocket PC.
2. Use the stylus to lightly press the Reset button.
The Pocket PC restarts and displays the Today screen.




Performing a Hard Reset

Perform a hard reset only when you want to clear all
user-installed settings, applications, and data from RAM
(Random Access Memory), where data and applications you have
loaded are stored.

CAUTION: If you perform a hard reset, your Pocket PC loses all data
and programs not saved in iPAQ File Store.

To perform a hard reset:

1. Press and hold down the Calendar and iTask buttons.
2. While holding down these buttons, use the stylus to
lightly press the Reset button on the bottom of the iPAQ
Pocket PC for about two seconds.


3. When the Pocket PC screen begins to fade, release the
Calendar and iTask buttons first, and then remove the stylus
from the Reset button.

Note: If you simultaneously push and hold the Reset, Calendar,
and iTask buttons for more than two seconds, the battery
disconnects. To restart the device, either plug the device into the
AC Adapter or press the Reset button again.
After performing a hard reset, you may need to reinstall
applications stored in iPAQ File Store to restore shortcuts and full
functionality.

4. The Pocket PC resets and powers on.

To return your iPAQ Pocket PC to factory settings after
performing a hard reset:

1. Tap Start > Programs > File Explorer > My Device.
2. Tap the iPAQ File Store folder to open it.
3. Tap Edit > Select All.
4. Tap and hold the selected files, then tap Delete.
5. Tap Yes to delete all file in iPAQ File Store.

Oct 16, 2008 | PDAs

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Start up problems


I had the same problem few years ago with my 3950

I kept it on the charger and it just kept doing that, and finaly died totaly.

I send it to repairs and found out it was a motherboard / chipset problem and the motherboard would need to be replaced.

Mar 01, 2008 | HP iPAQ hx2410 Pocket PC

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HP iPAQ RZ1710 Pocket PC freezes on pin entry!!


If still freeze after the resets, then try to do a Hard Reset.
With this way you will restore your device at the default condition.
Take care to remove any external memory from iPAQ before to this and also have it
full charged.

The bad of this....you will loose everything stored at the internal memory of iPAQ.
The good this...your iPAQ would be alive again ;-)

To to a Hard Reset press at the same time the reset button+calendar button+today button.

Jan 10, 2008 | HP iPAQ RZ1710 Pocket PC

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Rx1950 freeze on soft reset


You can do a hard reset by doing the following...

01) Press and hold down the "Calendar" and "iPAQ Wireless" buttons.
02) While holding down these buttons, use the stylus to lightly press the "Reset" button/hole on the back of the iPAQ until the screen goes blank.
03) Release the "Calendar" and "iPAQ Wireless" buttons.
04) Press the "Reset" button/hole again (so that it resets/powers on.)

Nov 01, 2007 | HP iPAQ rx1950 Pocket PC

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HP HX2110 wireless connection


nstall new ROM from this page ==== http://h18007.www1.hp.com/support/files/HandheldiPAQ/us/download/22776.htm l and all will be OK !!!

Sep 11, 2005 | HP iPAQ HX2110 Pocket PC

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Ipaq Quick GPS connection file downloads


You may need to use the hard reset to make the quick gps connection working. but you will lost all ur program or data, including smart nav or tom tom. if you ready want to use the hard reset, remember to download smart nav or tomtom program. or you will end out no map in your system. good luck

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