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HP iPAQ Pocket PC H5500 series firmware update available now
Posted on 23-Nov-2003 10:36. | Tags Filed under: News.

HP iPAQ Pocket PC H5500 series firmware update available now
HP release a softPaq that contains an XIP (Execute In Place) Cab file which replaces the Miscellaneous OEM region of the ROM Image on your iPAQ Pocket PC h5500 Series. This is a permanent update to the flash ROM.

This XIP Update does not change the ROM version. To confirm a successful XIP update, check the versions of the individual components by clicking Start, Settings, System, Asset Viewer and looking for the following versions:

  • Wireless LAN Driver Version
  • Fingerprint Software Version 3.7
  • Bluetooth Driver Version

    Fixes in this update:

  • Corrects an issue where the iPAQ unit does not waking up to perform a scheduled iPAQ Backup.
  • Restore ClearType Tuner that was removed by the previous XIP update (English and German only).

    Fingerprint Software Version 3.7
  • Corrects where it allowed to select alphanumeric characters using the softkey with the "simple 4 digit PIN" option for Password.
  • Corrects the 12 and 24 hours option where it could not be selected in the "Prompt if device unused for" field under Password.

    Bluetooth Driver Version
  • Corrects problem where system would hang when disconnecting a PAN connection via the Incoming Connection icon.
  • Corrects a problem where the device needed a Normal Reset after being turned off while transferring data via SPP, for example, while connected to a Bluetooth GPS device.
  • Corrects the proxy settings getting erased in the Bluetooth Settings.
  • Corrects a problem when using 'Dial via Bluetooth' which would not accept spaces in the phone number.

    The updated Wireless LAN Driver Version improves connectivity and roaming ability for wireless LAN users.

  • More information:

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