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Ipaq RZ 1710 won't switch on

Have the above pda, I keep it connected to the mains whilst at work. Went to a meeting later in the morning, could not switch unit on, the battery should be full, orange light on full when connected to mains. Is this a problem that somebody else has had or do I have a faulty uint and need to return it, only had it two months. Any sugestions? Thanks.

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If you've backed up your PDA, I'd strongly suggest trying a hard reset. This has happened before to one of my RZ1710 pda's. The only solution was to hard reset it. This can be done by pressing the two extreme left and right buttons (The Calander, and Home button) and the reset button on the bottom of your iPaq with the stylus.

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Matt, i did what u said, and i'm happy because my wireless switch is WORKING! :) Hopefully it stays this way.

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