Unitech PA600 Soft reset


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Performing a hardware reset

You may have to perform a reset if the device freezes (i.e., device no longer responds to the buttons or tapping on the screen).
A soft reset allows your device to get a fresh start, similar to rebooting a computer. This will restart your device and adjust memory allocation. All records and entries are
retained after a soft reset. Unsaved data in open programs may in some cases be lost.

Performing a Warm Boot

1. Remove the stylus from its holder.
2. Lightly press the tip of the stylus to the reset button located on the rear of the PA600.

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Performing a Cold Boot

A cold boot cuts off power to your device, erasing all records and entries, deleting all programs you have added, and restoring the device to default factory settings.
Never perform a cold boot unless a soft reset does not solve your problem. When you perform your next ActiveSync operation, you can restore any data that you previously synchronized to your computer or you can restore data that you backed up to a storage card.

1. Tap Start → Programs → Unilities → Boot Mode:

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The Boot Mode screen appears.

2. Tap Cold Boot. The system is reset and
you will lose all data including all files in
the RAM memory.

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NOTE: When you perform a hard reset, the date and time settings will not be retained. Formats, preferences, and other settings are restored to their default factory settings.




Cold Boot

A cold boot cuts off power of your device erasing all records and entries, deleting all programs you have added, and restoring the device to default factory settings. Never perform a cold boot unless a
warm or clean boot does not correct your problem. When you perform your next ActiveSync operation, you can restore any data that you previously synchronized to your computer or you can restore data
that you backed up to a storage card.

NOTE: When you perform a cold boot, the date and time settings are not retained. Formats, preferences, and other settings are restored to their default factory settings.

Method 1
To perform a cold boot:

1. Press and hold the Func key + Backspace key.

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2. While holding the Func key and Backspace key insert the tip of the stylus into the reset hole on the back of the PA600.
Press and hold the reset button until you see Unitech splash logo screen. Wait 5 seconds and release the Func key and Backspace key.
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Note The system is returned to the default settings. All registry settings and all files (include the hidden files) are returned to their original factory defaults.

Method 2. Registry Cleanup

1. Press and hold the TAB key.

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2. While holding the TAB key and Func key, insert the tip of the stylus into the reset hole on the back of the PA600. Press and hold the reset button until you see Unitech splash logo screen. Wait 5 seconds and release the TAB key and Func key.

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Note All registry settings are returned to default settings. Applications and any data is retained. Files in the Flash Storage are retained.