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jmahun
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Tracker hard reset?

Post by jmahun » Thu Apr 17, 2008 4:36 pm

How do you perform a hard reset on the (original) Tracker? Is that what happens when you hold down the power button for an extended time, start the Tracker, and get the white screen "booting from ..."?

Glen Cameron
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Post by Glen Cameron » Fri Apr 18, 2008 7:34 am

Soft Reset:

To soft reset the MicroSurvey Tracker: Start > Programs > Tools and then press the Warm Boot command. This will not erase the registry or remove installed programs.

Hard Reset:

To perform a hard reset on the MicroSurvey Tracker, press and hold the ON/OFF switch between 10 and 15 seconds. The screen should turn off, and the boot-up process should start when you press the ON/OFF button. After approximately 20-25 seconds, the Windows CE .NET desktop should appear.

Note: Holding the Power/Resume button longer than six seconds will turn off the MicroSurvey Tracker.

Note: A hard reset will not erase anything saved in the System CF location on your Tracker.
Glen W. Cameron, C.E.T.
City of North Bay, Ontario

jmahun
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Post by jmahun » Fri Apr 18, 2008 8:44 am

Thanks.
JM

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Post by mlbrack » Thu Apr 24, 2008 11:46 am

Timing the button reset is not always perfect.

Pulling and reinstalling the battery will also force a hard reboot.

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Post by CHRIS L » Fri Apr 25, 2008 5:09 am

yeah..pulling the battery works 100% of the time..

75% of the time when I do a on/off button hard boot, when it restarts I get the hour glass symbol which pretty much means its locked up. Only way I've found to remedy that is to pull the battery.

Chris

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