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Power Button My power button won't turn my Axim off so the battery keeps dying since I can't power it off.

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You could just go to the power settings, select advanced and choose turn off after x minutes of none use in the drop down. This will power the unit down after you stop using it. No need to add another program.

Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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Hi Monkeycdo,

There's a program that gives you the Windows XP shutdown window to turn the Axim off (http://classic.pocketgear.com/download.asp?product_id=6666)
the main page is: http://freewareppc.com/utilities/shutdownwindowsxpstyle.shtml

However, you can also adjust the power settings to turn the unit off after a certain time of inactivity.

If the power on is a problem, the power control settings have an option to "Turn on Device" if a program button is pressed. Check that option and in the future you can press the bottom buttons on the front and the unit should come on (you will have to close the program window that you requested when you pressed the button);

let me know how this works (grandgregojunk [at] yahoo.com) or if you have any questions.

Good luck,
Greg

Posted on Jun 14, 2008

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