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HP releases ROM upgrade 1.1 for HP hx4700

Posted on 18-May-2005 08:09 | Filed under: News


HP has released an updated ROM for its Windows Mobile Pocket PC iPAQ hx4700. The following is a list of fixes included in this version:

  • Fixes issues with wireless connectivity.
  • Fixes issue with execution of .NET framework.
  • Fixes issue with very high-volume audio signal from third-party applications that could result in potential speaker damage.
  • Fixes issue where the microphone automatic gain control (AGC) setting was not saved after a power cycle.
  • Fixes issue where the user interface for the handheld would indicate that the user was connected to a network that was not present.
  • Fixes issue where protected extensible authentication protocol (PEAP) authentication would fail with no indication that the user's password had expired.

  • Fixes issue where Pocket Internet Explorer would stall and fail to load a page if the HTTP post was larger than 16K.
  • Fixes issue where WiFi connection status was incorrectly indicated for some conditions.
  • Fixes issue with an active modem connection where the handheld was unable to re-establish a connection after the USB cable was unplugged.

  • Fixes issue that occurred when using WPA-PSK authentication where the handheld failed to authenticate to a second access point (AP) with the same SSID and key.
  • Fixes issue where the client device packets did not properly route to the target LAN when a point-to-point protocol (PPP) connection was made.
  • Fixes issue where an exception was generated When disconnecting a serial line Internet protocol (SLIP) server session.
  • Fixes issue where the wrong domain name server (DNS) address was passed to the server when a secondary IP address was assigned.
  • Fixes issue where the wrong WEP key was used when switching between configured, preferred, WEP-enabled Wi-Fi connections.
  • Fixes issue with cached pages where a back/forward navigation would not be sent to the Internet.
  • Fixes issue with URLs that contain semicolons so that they are no longer truncated when sending the GET request over the Wireless Session Protocol.
  • Fixes some following localization issues

    The update also provides some enhancements:

  • Provides an improved Microsoft Pocket Internet Explorer.
  • Provides an improved Microsoft Windows Media Player.
  • Enables more than one Settings application to be active at the same time.
  • Adds new data connectivity icon to the Title bar.
  • Improves ServerSync application stability.
  • Enables dialing of a number that starts with a pound sign (#).



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