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HP iPAQ Pocket PC h1940 Series ROM Update

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Type: BIOS
Version: 1.00(16 Mar 2004)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows for Pocket PC 2003
File name: sp27369.exe (15 MB)
This SoftPaq contains the ROM Update Utility (RUU)and ROM image for the iPAQ Pocket PC h1940 Series. The Utility replaces the current ROM image on the device with an updated version. IMPORTANT: This update utility is designed to replace the current ROM image and erase the partnership and all user data and programs on your iPAQ Pocket PC. It is important for you to read and understand the information in the Readme file included with this update. NOTE: See Installation Notes below.
HOW TO USE:
  1. Download the SoftPaq to a directory on your hard drive. The file downloaded is a self-extracting executable with a filename based on the SoftPaq Number above.
  2. Establish an Activesync connection between your iPAQ Pocket PC and host PC through the USB connection.
  3. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions to unpacking the ROM Update files to a directory (NOTE: this directory should not contain any file or folder from any previous ROM Update/Upgrade). The upgrade process will begin automatically.
  4. You may delete the self-extracting file downloaded in step 1 if you wish. INSTALLATION NOTES:
    1. During the update Process, the ROM Update Utility will: - Query your device for current ROM image information. - Validate that the ROM image is compatible with your device. - Automatically place the iPAQ in flash mode. - Install the ROM image on your device. - Reset your device upon complettion.
    2. Important: Disable the standby and hibernation modes on your host PC. If standby or hibernation are activated during the update process, a critical error may occur.
    3. Important: Plan for enough time to start and complete the update process. The total time to perform a ROM update is estimated to be 20 minutes.
    4. Important: Do not interact with your device or remove it from AC power or the cradle/cable once the status bar appears on the iPAQ and the actual update process has started.
    5. Important: Users updating their device should ensure their USB connection is directly to the Host PC. Connection through a USB hub (docking station port, Key Board port, USB hub, etc)while performing this update may cause a critical error.
    6. If an error message is displayed during the process, follow any available instructions to correct the condition and start the utility again.
    7. The update process can be performed while connected to a host PC as a Guest or with an established partnership.

Prerequisites

  • Synchronization software such as Microsoft ActiveSync 3.7.1 or later.

TITLE:
HP iPAQ Pocket PC h1940 Series ROM Update
VERSION:
1.00.03
DESCRIPTION:
This SoftPaq contains the ROM Update Utility (RUU) and ROM image for the iPAQ Pocket PC h1940 Series. The Utility replaces the current ROM image on the device with version 1.00. IMPORTANT: This update utility is designed to replace the current ROM image and erase the partnership and all user data and programs on your iPAQ Pocket PC. It is important for you to read and understand the information in the Readme file included with this update. NOTE: See Installation Notes below.

PURPOSE:
Recommended
SOFTPAQ NUMBER:
SP27369
SUPERSEDES:
None
EFFECTIVE DATE:
April 6, 2004
CATEGORY:
BIOS
SSM SUPPORTED:
No
PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Handhelds
PRODUCT MODEL(S):
iPAQ Pocket PC h1940 series
OPERATING SYSTEM(S):
Microsoft Windows for Pocket PC 2003
LANGUAGE(S):
English
PREREQUISITES:
- Synchronization software such as Microsoft ActiveSync 3.7.1 or later
- HP iPAQ h1940 Series Device.

HOW TO USE:
1. Download the SoftPaq to a directory on your hard
drive. The file downloaded is a self-extracting
executable with a filename based on the SoftPaq
Number above.

2. Establish an Activesync connection between your iPAQ
Pocket PC and host PC through the USB connection.

3. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen
instructions to unpacking the ROM Update files to a
directory (NOTE: this directory should not contain
any file or folder from any previous ROM Update/Upgrade).
The upgrade process will begin automatically.

4. You may delete the self-extracting file downloaded in
step 1 if you wish.

INSTALLATION NOTES:

1. During the update Process, the ROM Update Utility will:
- Query your device for current ROM image information.
- Validate that the ROM image is compatible with your device.
- Automatically place the iPAQ in flash mode.
- Install the ROM image on your device.
- Reset your device upon complettion.

2. Important: Disable the standby and hibernation modes
on your host PC. If standby or hibernation are activated
during the update process, a critical error may occur.

3. Important: Plan for enough time to start and complete
the update process. The total time to perform a ROM
update is estimated to be 20 minutes.

4. Important: Do not interact with your device or remove
it from AC power or the cradle/cable once the status bar
appears on the iPAQ and the actual update process has started.

5. Important: Users updating their device should ensure their
USB connection is directly to the Host PC. Connection through
a USB hub (docking station port, Key Board port, USB hub, etc)
while performing this update may cause a critical error.

6. If an error message is displayed during the process,
follow any available instructions to correct the condition
and start the utility again.

7. The update process can be performed while connected to a host
PC as a Guest or with an established partnership.


Copyright (c) 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
Version:1.10 (6 Apr 2004)
Fixes
  • Corrects SD Card initialization issue.
  • Updates the BlueTooth driver to resolve Bluetooth lockup issue.
  • Corrects iPAQ Backup shutdown after 10 seconds when a backup is scheduled.
Enhancements
  • Connectivity: Accept header for pIE is configurable
  • Connectivity: Can connect with 802.1x to Windows 2003 Server with PEAP fast reconnect enabled
  • Connectivity: Connectivity bubble displays GPRS status correctly when connected through proxy
  • Connectivity: JavaScript event handler fires correctly
  • Connectivity: pIE correctly encodes URLs with "&lang" references
  • Connectivity: pIE uses cached pages when offline even for a local server
  • Connectivity: Improves wireless technologies
  • Contacts: Contacts are sorted according to the Country selected in Regional Settings
  • Contacts: Removes duplicate radio telephone number from Contacts List view
  • Feature request: Wireless Protected Access
  • Inbox: Clarification of location of SMS inbox
  • Inbox: Short messages are not duplicated
  • Inbox: SMS messages with alphanumeric address are parsed correctly
  • Instant Messenger: IM signs in
  • Localization: Ability to enter full IP address for DNS entry in Spanish
  • Localization: Able to save contacts with Far East characters in both first and last name
  • Localization: Can use partial Cyrillic name to find contacts
  • Localization: Errant character no longer inserted by Action button on KOR
  • Localization: KOR keyboard allows for the ‘~’ character
  • Settings: CHT owner info can be shown on power-on
  • Settings: Device properly returns to power off state after an alarm has fired
  • Shell: Alarms and meeting reminders use high-quality MIDI playback
  • Shell: Improves data integrity when file system is nearly full
  • Sync: Improves USB reliability

Version:1.10 (6 Apr 2004)
Fixes
  • Corrects SD Card initialization issue.
  • Updates the BlueTooth driver to resolve Bluetooth lockup issue.
  • Corrects iPAQ Backup shutdown after 10 seconds when a backup is scheduled.
Enhancements
  • Connectivity: Accept header for pIE is configurable
  • Connectivity: Can connect with 802.1x to Windows 2003 Server with PEAP fast reconnect enabled
  • Connectivity: Connectivity bubble displays GPRS status correctly when connected through proxy
  • Connectivity: JavaScript event handler fires correctly
  • Connectivity: pIE correctly encodes URLs with "&lang" references
  • Connectivity: pIE uses cached pages when offline even for a local server
  • Connectivity: Improves wireless technologies
  • Contacts: Contacts are sorted according to the Country selected in Regional Settings
  • Contacts: Removes duplicate radio telephone number from Contacts List view
  • Feature request: Wireless Protected Access
  • Inbox: Clarification of location of SMS inbox
  • Inbox: Short messages are not duplicated
  • Inbox: SMS messages with alphanumeric address are parsed correctly
  • Instant Messenger: IM signs in
  • Localization: Ability to enter full IP address for DNS entry in Spanish
  • Localization: Able to save contacts with Far East characters in both first and last name
  • Localization: Can use partial Cyrillic name to find contacts
  • Localization: Errant character no longer inserted by Action button on KOR
  • Localization: KOR keyboard allows for the ‘~’ character
  • Settings: CHT owner info can be shown on power-on
  • Settings: Device properly returns to power off state after an alarm has fired
  • Shell: Alarms and meeting reminders use high-quality MIDI playback
  • Shell: Improves data integrity when file system is nearly full
  • Sync: Improves USB reliability

Version:1.10 (6 Apr 2004)
Fixes
  • Corrects SD Card initialization issue.
  • Updates the BlueTooth driver to resolve Bluetooth lockup issue.
  • Corrects iPAQ Backup shutdown after 10 seconds when a backup is scheduled.
Enhancements
  • Connectivity: Accept header for pIE is configurable
  • Connectivity: Can connect with 802.1x to Windows 2003 Server with PEAP fast reconnect enabled
  • Connectivity: Connectivity bubble displays GPRS status correctly when connected through proxy
  • Connectivity: JavaScript event handler fires correctly
  • Connectivity: pIE correctly encodes URLs with "&lang" references
  • Connectivity: pIE uses cached pages when offline even for a local server
  • Connectivity: Improves wireless technologies
  • Contacts: Contacts are sorted according to the Country selected in Regional Settings
  • Contacts: Removes duplicate radio telephone number from Contacts List view
  • Feature request: Wireless Protected Access
  • Inbox: Clarification of location of SMS inbox
  • Inbox: Short messages are not duplicated
  • Inbox: SMS messages with alphanumeric address are parsed correctly
  • Instant Messenger: IM signs in
  • Localization: Ability to enter full IP address for DNS entry in Spanish
  • Localization: Able to save contacts with Far East characters in both first and last name
  • Localization: Can use partial Cyrillic name to find contacts
  • Localization: Errant character no longer inserted by Action button on KOR
  • Localization: KOR keyboard allows for the ‘~’ character
  • Settings: CHT owner info can be shown on power-on
  • Settings: Device properly returns to power off state after an alarm has fired
  • Shell: Alarms and meeting reminders use high-quality MIDI playback
  • Shell: Improves data integrity when file system is nearly full
  • Sync: Improves USB reliability

Version:1.10 (6 Apr 2004)
Fixes
  • Corrects SD Card initialization issue.
  • Updates the BlueTooth driver to resolve Bluetooth lockup issue.
  • Corrects iPAQ Backup shutdown after 10 seconds when a backup is scheduled.
Enhancements
  • Connectivity: Accept header for pIE is configurable
  • Connectivity: Can connect with 802.1x to Windows 2003 Server with PEAP fast reconnect enabled
  • Connectivity: Connectivity bubble displays GPRS status correctly when connected through proxy
  • Connectivity: JavaScript event handler fires correctly
  • Connectivity: pIE correctly encodes URLs with "&lang" references
  • Connectivity: pIE uses cached pages when offline even for a local server
  • Connectivity: Improves wireless technologies
  • Contacts: Contacts are sorted according to the Country selected in Regional Settings
  • Contacts: Removes duplicate radio telephone number from Contacts List view
  • Feature request: Wireless Protected Access
  • Inbox: Clarification of location of SMS inbox
  • Inbox: Short messages are not duplicated
  • Inbox: SMS messages with alphanumeric address are parsed correctly
  • Instant Messenger: IM signs in
  • Localization: Ability to enter full IP address for DNS entry in Spanish
  • Localization: Able to save contacts with Far East characters in both first and last name
  • Localization: Can use partial Cyrillic name to find contacts
  • Localization: Errant character no longer inserted by Action button on KOR
  • Localization: KOR keyboard allows for the ‘~’ character
  • Settings: CHT owner info can be shown on power-on
  • Settings: Device properly returns to power off state after an alarm has fired
  • Shell: Alarms and meeting reminders use high-quality MIDI playback
  • Shell: Improves data integrity when file system is nearly full
  • Sync: Improves USB reliability

Version:1.00 (16 Mar 2004)
Version:1.00 (16 Mar 2004)
Version:1.00 (16 Mar 2004)
Version:1.00 (16 Mar 2004)

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Type: BIOS
Version: 1.00(16 Mar 2004)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows for Pocket PC 2003

Description

This SoftPaq contains the ROM Update Utility (RUU)and ROM image for the iPAQ Pocket PC h1940 Series. The Utility replaces the current ROM image on the device with an updated version. IMPORTANT: This update utility is designed to replace the current ROM image and erase the partnership and all user data and programs on your iPAQ Pocket PC. It is important for you to read and understand the information in the Readme file included with this update. NOTE: See Installation Notes below.

Installation Instructions

HOW TO USE:
  1. Download the SoftPaq to a directory on your hard drive. The file downloaded is a self-extracting executable with a filename based on the SoftPaq Number above.
  2. Establish an Activesync connection between your iPAQ Pocket PC and host PC through the USB connection.
  3. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions to unpacking the ROM Update files to a directory (NOTE: this directory should not contain any file or folder from any previous ROM Update/Upgrade). The upgrade process will begin automatically.
  4. You may delete the self-extracting file downloaded in step 1 if you wish. INSTALLATION NOTES:
    1. During the update Process, the ROM Update Utility will: - Query your device for current ROM image information. - Validate that the ROM image is compatible with your device. - Automatically place the iPAQ in flash mode. - Install the ROM image on your device. - Reset your device upon complettion.
    2. Important: Disable the standby and hibernation modes on your host PC. If standby or hibernation are activated during the update process, a critical error may occur.
    3. Important: Plan for enough time to start and complete the update process. The total time to perform a ROM update is estimated to be 20 minutes.
    4. Important: Do not interact with your device or remove it from AC power or the cradle/cable once the status bar appears on the iPAQ and the actual update process has started.
    5. Important: Users updating their device should ensure their USB connection is directly to the Host PC. Connection through a USB hub (docking station port, Key Board port, USB hub, etc)while performing this update may cause a critical error.
    6. If an error message is displayed during the process, follow any available instructions to correct the condition and start the utility again.
    7. The update process can be performed while connected to a host PC as a Guest or with an established partnership.

System Requirements

Prerequisites

  • Synchronization software such as Microsoft ActiveSync 3.7.1 or later.

Release Notes

TITLE:
HP iPAQ Pocket PC h1940 Series ROM Update
VERSION:
1.00.03
DESCRIPTION:
This SoftPaq contains the ROM Update Utility (RUU) and ROM image for the iPAQ Pocket PC h1940 Series. The Utility replaces the current ROM image on the device with version 1.00. IMPORTANT: This update utility is designed to replace the current ROM image and erase the partnership and all user data and programs on your iPAQ Pocket PC. It is important for you to read and understand the information in the Readme file included with this update. NOTE: See Installation Notes below.

PURPOSE:
Recommended
SOFTPAQ NUMBER:
SP27369
SUPERSEDES:
None
EFFECTIVE DATE:
April 6, 2004
CATEGORY:
BIOS
SSM SUPPORTED:
No
PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Handhelds
PRODUCT MODEL(S):
iPAQ Pocket PC h1940 series
OPERATING SYSTEM(S):
Microsoft Windows for Pocket PC 2003
LANGUAGE(S):
English
PREREQUISITES:
- Synchronization software such as Microsoft ActiveSync 3.7.1 or later
- HP iPAQ h1940 Series Device.

HOW TO USE:
1. Download the SoftPaq to a directory on your hard
drive. The file downloaded is a self-extracting
executable with a filename based on the SoftPaq
Number above.

2. Establish an Activesync connection between your iPAQ
Pocket PC and host PC through the USB connection.

3. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen
instructions to unpacking the ROM Update files to a
directory (NOTE: this directory should not contain
any file or folder from any previous ROM Update/Upgrade).
The upgrade process will begin automatically.

4. You may delete the self-extracting file downloaded in
step 1 if you wish.

INSTALLATION NOTES:

1. During the update Process, the ROM Update Utility will:
- Query your device for current ROM image information.
- Validate that the ROM image is compatible with your device.
- Automatically place the iPAQ in flash mode.
- Install the ROM image on your device.
- Reset your device upon complettion.

2. Important: Disable the standby and hibernation modes
on your host PC. If standby or hibernation are activated
during the update process, a critical error may occur.

3. Important: Plan for enough time to start and complete
the update process. The total time to perform a ROM
update is estimated to be 20 minutes.

4. Important: Do not interact with your device or remove
it from AC power or the cradle/cable once the status bar
appears on the iPAQ and the actual update process has started.

5. Important: Users updating their device should ensure their
USB connection is directly to the Host PC. Connection through
a USB hub (docking station port, Key Board port, USB hub, etc)
while performing this update may cause a critical error.

6. If an error message is displayed during the process,
follow any available instructions to correct the condition
and start the utility again.

7. The update process can be performed while connected to a host
PC as a Guest or with an established partnership.


Copyright (c) 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

Revision History

Version:1.10 (6 Apr 2004)
Fixes
  • Corrects SD Card initialization issue.
  • Updates the BlueTooth driver to resolve Bluetooth lockup issue.
  • Corrects iPAQ Backup shutdown after 10 seconds when a backup is scheduled.
Enhancements
  • Connectivity: Accept header for pIE is configurable
  • Connectivity: Can connect with 802.1x to Windows 2003 Server with PEAP fast reconnect enabled
  • Connectivity: Connectivity bubble displays GPRS status correctly when connected through proxy
  • Connectivity: JavaScript event handler fires correctly
  • Connectivity: pIE correctly encodes URLs with "&lang" references
  • Connectivity: pIE uses cached pages when offline even for a local server
  • Connectivity: Improves wireless technologies
  • Contacts: Contacts are sorted according to the Country selected in Regional Settings
  • Contacts: Removes duplicate radio telephone number from Contacts List view
  • Feature request: Wireless Protected Access
  • Inbox: Clarification of location of SMS inbox
  • Inbox: Short messages are not duplicated
  • Inbox: SMS messages with alphanumeric address are parsed correctly
  • Instant Messenger: IM signs in
  • Localization: Ability to enter full IP address for DNS entry in Spanish
  • Localization: Able to save contacts with Far East characters in both first and last name
  • Localization: Can use partial Cyrillic name to find contacts
  • Localization: Errant character no longer inserted by Action button on KOR
  • Localization: KOR keyboard allows for the ‘~’ character
  • Settings: CHT owner info can be shown on power-on
  • Settings: Device properly returns to power off state after an alarm has fired
  • Shell: Alarms and meeting reminders use high-quality MIDI playback
  • Shell: Improves data integrity when file system is nearly full
  • Sync: Improves USB reliability

Version:1.10 (6 Apr 2004)
Fixes
  • Corrects SD Card initialization issue.
  • Updates the BlueTooth driver to resolve Bluetooth lockup issue.
  • Corrects iPAQ Backup shutdown after 10 seconds when a backup is scheduled.
Enhancements
  • Connectivity: Accept header for pIE is configurable
  • Connectivity: Can connect with 802.1x to Windows 2003 Server with PEAP fast reconnect enabled
  • Connectivity: Connectivity bubble displays GPRS status correctly when connected through proxy
  • Connectivity: JavaScript event handler fires correctly
  • Connectivity: pIE correctly encodes URLs with "&lang" references
  • Connectivity: pIE uses cached pages when offline even for a local server
  • Connectivity: Improves wireless technologies
  • Contacts: Contacts are sorted according to the Country selected in Regional Settings
  • Contacts: Removes duplicate radio telephone number from Contacts List view
  • Feature request: Wireless Protected Access
  • Inbox: Clarification of location of SMS inbox
  • Inbox: Short messages are not duplicated
  • Inbox: SMS messages with alphanumeric address are parsed correctly
  • Instant Messenger: IM signs in
  • Localization: Ability to enter full IP address for DNS entry in Spanish
  • Localization: Able to save contacts with Far East characters in both first and last name
  • Localization: Can use partial Cyrillic name to find contacts
  • Localization: Errant character no longer inserted by Action button on KOR
  • Localization: KOR keyboard allows for the ‘~’ character
  • Settings: CHT owner info can be shown on power-on
  • Settings: Device properly returns to power off state after an alarm has fired
  • Shell: Alarms and meeting reminders use high-quality MIDI playback
  • Shell: Improves data integrity when file system is nearly full
  • Sync: Improves USB reliability

Version:1.10 (6 Apr 2004)
Fixes
  • Corrects SD Card initialization issue.
  • Updates the BlueTooth driver to resolve Bluetooth lockup issue.
  • Corrects iPAQ Backup shutdown after 10 seconds when a backup is scheduled.
Enhancements
  • Connectivity: Accept header for pIE is configurable
  • Connectivity: Can connect with 802.1x to Windows 2003 Server with PEAP fast reconnect enabled
  • Connectivity: Connectivity bubble displays GPRS status correctly when connected through proxy
  • Connectivity: JavaScript event handler fires correctly
  • Connectivity: pIE correctly encodes URLs with "&lang" references
  • Connectivity: pIE uses cached pages when offline even for a local server
  • Connectivity: Improves wireless technologies
  • Contacts: Contacts are sorted according to the Country selected in Regional Settings
  • Contacts: Removes duplicate radio telephone number from Contacts List view
  • Feature request: Wireless Protected Access
  • Inbox: Clarification of location of SMS inbox
  • Inbox: Short messages are not duplicated
  • Inbox: SMS messages with alphanumeric address are parsed correctly
  • Instant Messenger: IM signs in
  • Localization: Ability to enter full IP address for DNS entry in Spanish
  • Localization: Able to save contacts with Far East characters in both first and last name
  • Localization: Can use partial Cyrillic name to find contacts
  • Localization: Errant character no longer inserted by Action button on KOR
  • Localization: KOR keyboard allows for the ‘~’ character
  • Settings: CHT owner info can be shown on power-on
  • Settings: Device properly returns to power off state after an alarm has fired
  • Shell: Alarms and meeting reminders use high-quality MIDI playback
  • Shell: Improves data integrity when file system is nearly full
  • Sync: Improves USB reliability

Version:1.10 (6 Apr 2004)
Fixes
  • Corrects SD Card initialization issue.
  • Updates the BlueTooth driver to resolve Bluetooth lockup issue.
  • Corrects iPAQ Backup shutdown after 10 seconds when a backup is scheduled.
Enhancements
  • Connectivity: Accept header for pIE is configurable
  • Connectivity: Can connect with 802.1x to Windows 2003 Server with PEAP fast reconnect enabled
  • Connectivity: Connectivity bubble displays GPRS status correctly when connected through proxy
  • Connectivity: JavaScript event handler fires correctly
  • Connectivity: pIE correctly encodes URLs with "&lang" references
  • Connectivity: pIE uses cached pages when offline even for a local server
  • Connectivity: Improves wireless technologies
  • Contacts: Contacts are sorted according to the Country selected in Regional Settings
  • Contacts: Removes duplicate radio telephone number from Contacts List view
  • Feature request: Wireless Protected Access
  • Inbox: Clarification of location of SMS inbox
  • Inbox: Short messages are not duplicated
  • Inbox: SMS messages with alphanumeric address are parsed correctly
  • Instant Messenger: IM signs in
  • Localization: Ability to enter full IP address for DNS entry in Spanish
  • Localization: Able to save contacts with Far East characters in both first and last name
  • Localization: Can use partial Cyrillic name to find contacts
  • Localization: Errant character no longer inserted by Action button on KOR
  • Localization: KOR keyboard allows for the ‘~’ character
  • Settings: CHT owner info can be shown on power-on
  • Settings: Device properly returns to power off state after an alarm has fired
  • Shell: Alarms and meeting reminders use high-quality MIDI playback
  • Shell: Improves data integrity when file system is nearly full
  • Sync: Improves USB reliability

Version:1.00 (16 Mar 2004)
Version:1.00 (16 Mar 2004)
Version:1.00 (16 Mar 2004)
Version:1.00 (16 Mar 2004)