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Re: Data loss on M130

  • Subject: Re: Data loss on M130
  • From: "Penster" <xxx@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2005 18:21:10 GMT
  • Newsgroups: alt.comp.sys.palmtops.pilot, comp.sys.palmtops.pilot, uk.comp.sys.palmtops
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Thanks to you both. I don't recall anybody saying the m130 was prone to hard
reset. I'll install the basic apps and see how I do.
"AaronJ" <noemail@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> "Penster" <xxx@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> >I bought an M130... The unit...has hard reset twice
> > in the first 24 hours with complete data loss.
> >Does the m130 have a history of hardware problems...
> The m130 is quite stable if you go by the lack of complaints found here.
> >I know that the solution may be to start with the bare-bones palm apps...
> The best way to determine if your m130 has a hardware problem is to do the
> reset and then *don't reinstall anything*. Use it with just it's basic
> apps for a week or so. If there are no hard resets then you'll know the
> is likely one of your 3rd party apps. And you know the routine for that.
> If you still have problems there is one other thing you can try and that
is the
> battery disconnect reset. You let the battery go dead, and not just to the
> where the unit no longer works but *completely dead*. A better course is
to open
> the unit (torx 5 driver) and disconnect the battery for 10 minutes or so.
> some other models where the standard hard reset fails to solve all the
> the battery disconnect reset does.  Good Luck...

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