iPAQ hx4700 ROM update now available

HP has released the anticipated ROM update for the iPAQ hx4700 family. Among the fixes and enhancements are:

  • Improved Microsoft Pocket Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 10
  • 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 (#)
  • Enables the pound sign (#) and asterisk (*) to be used in the Contacts application search function
  • 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 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 with an active modem connection where the handheld was unable to re-establish a connection after the USB cable was unplugged
  • 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 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 URLs that contain semicolons so that they are no longer truncated when sending the GET request over the Wireless Session Protocol
  • And more…

Note: The ROM update will replace the current ROM image and will erase partnership and all user data and programs on your iPAQ.

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