Location of Operating System Files and Application Files
Operating System Files
Effects of Resetting Psion Computers
A warm reset restarts the operating system.
Registry settings, installed programs, and data files are preserved. Running applications are halted and unsaved data is lost. Flash content is preserved. RAM content is not preserved. The RAM Disk folder is preserved on Windows CE 6.x, but it is not preserved on Windows Mobile.
When you perform a warm reset on a Psion computer running Windows CE 5, the operating system is restarted without reloading the operating system into memory.
On Windows Mobile SE 2003-based computers, a warm reset reloads and restarts the operating system. RAM memory is cleared and the RAM disk is reinitialized.
A reset restarts the operating system. This replaces the warm reset available on earlier Psion computers.
Registry settings, installed programs, and data files are preserved. Running applications are halted and unsaved data is lost. Flash content is preserved. RAM content is not preserved. The RAM Disk folder is not preserved.
Reset is available on the following operating systems:
Cold reset and hardware reset are two names for the same process. They power down, and then power up, all the hardware on a Psion computer. In effect they reinitialize all the hardware. All RAM including the RAM disk is erased. Nonvolatile storage such as the flash disk is preserved. All peripherals are reinitialized.
A clean start resets the computer to its factory settings.
Methods for Resetting Psion Computers Using the Keyboard and Touchscreen
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