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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 on
the screen).
Performing a Warm Boot
A warm boot 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 warm boot.
Unsaved data in open programs may in some cases be lost.
1. Tap Start → Programs → Utilities → Boot Mode:

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The BootMode screen opens.
2. Tap Warm Boot. The system is reset and you will
lose all unsaved data.
Alternatively, to perform a warm boot, lightly press
the tip of the stylus to the reset button located on the
rear of the PA982.

Unitech PA982 hard reset

Unitech PA982 hard reset

 

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 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.
You can perform a cold boot using the Boot Mode utility in the operating system, or by pressing the
Cold Boot hardware reset button in the PCMCIA bay.
Performing a Cold Boot using the Boot Mode Utility
1. Tap Start → Programs → Utilities → Boot Mode.

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The BootMode screen opens.
2. Tap Cold Boot. The system is reset and you will lose all
data including all files in the RAM memory.
NOTE: When you perform a hard reset, the date and time
settings are not be retained. Formats, preferences,
and other settings are restored to their default factory
settings.

Unitech PA982 hard reset

 

Performing a Cold Boot using the Hardware Reset Button

The hardware reset button enables you to reset the PA982 in the even that the operating system does
not work or boot up.

Unitech PA982 hard reset