[NTLK] Newton 2100 boot issue - apparently resolved

Gene Beaird bgbeaird at sbcglobal.net
Fri Jan 18 12:16:43 EST 2019


I tried just about everything except removing all the cards and do the power-on-reset-button thing, but it did nothing when I did the same thing with the cards installed.  That was going to be next.  

Thanks.

Regards,

Gene Beaird,
Pearland, Texas

> On Jan 18, 2019, at 11:00 AM, newtontalk-request at newtontalk.net wrote:
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> Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:20:32 -0500
> From: Dan <dan at dbdigitalweb.com>
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> Subject: Re: [NTLK] Newton 2100 boot issue - apparently resolved
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> Yes that often works. :)  Another method is to remove all the PC cards and batteries, plug it in, and hold down the reset button while holding down the power switch.  You will get the "do you want to erase all data" pop up and tap NO.  It will boot fine after that.
> 
> The problem results from the power system needing a reset and either setting on the shelf for a day or the above method gives it a "kick start".  Sometimes holding down the reset button for a minute or two with all power removed does it as well.
> 
> -Dan



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