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HP iPAQ Pocket PC H5500 series firmware update available now
Posted on 23-Nov-2003 10:36 | 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 3.2.2.123
  • Fingerprint Software Version 3.7
  • Bluetooth Driver Version 1.4.1.58

    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 1.4.1.58
  • 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 3.2.2.123 improves connectivity and roaming ability for wireless LAN users.


  • More information: http://h18007.www1.hp.com/support/files/handh...






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