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USB charging I've recently purchased a Ipaqh6340 ( 30/06/05). It appears that the USB charging feature no longer works! Originally I could charge my device in the cradle whilst using my PC, but I have noticed it won't charge anymore, and I have to use the mains lead coupled to the cradle. The USB charing option has been set, and I have tried both the slow & fast options with no sucess. Active sync seems to be unaffected. Any help/advise or a solution would be appreciated Thank you in advance.

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SOURCE: AC charging issue

Sounds like a defective AC adapter.

Posted on Sep 11, 2005


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SOURCE: HP Ipaq h5550 does not connect through cradle

First sorry for my bad english.I have a same PDA (acually its dead :-( ) And me too had this problem.Try moving a little bit your pda on cardle, or (this looks like crazy but actually worked for me) do not fully put in the cardle into pda.I mean dont stick in into cardle, just a little bit.

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