hp-support-head-portlet

Actions
Loading...

HP Customer Support

hp-contact-secondary-navigation-portlet

Actions
Loading...

hp-share-print-widget-portlet

Actions
Loading...

hp-concentra-wrapper-portlet

Actions
Loading...

HP Jornada 520 and 540 Series Pocket PC - Managing Memory

Introduction
The memory on the HP Jornada 520 and 540 series pocket PC is shared between storage and program memory. Windows for Pocket PC automatically manages the sharing between storage and program memory; however, in some situations, such as when memory is low, it may not be able to automatically adjust the allocation.
Determining how much memory is available
To see details about how much memory is on a device, perform the following steps.
  1. Tap Start then Settings.
  2. Tap the System tab.
  3. Tap the Memory icon. The shaded areas show the amount of memory available for storage or program use.
Increasing storage memory
Try any or all of these solutions to increase storage memory:
  • Buy an optional Type I CompactFlash memory card. Visit HP Shopping to find compatible CompactFlash memory cards.
  • Delete unnecessary files.
  • Remove Web pages stored for offline viewing in Internet Explorer folders.
     note:
    Wireless Internet use requires separately purchased modem and service contract. Check with service provider for availability and coverage in your area. Not all Web is content available.
  • Remove programs you no longer use by performing the following steps:
    1. Tap Start then Settings.
    2. Tap the System tab.
    3. Tap Remove Programs
    4. Tap the program that is no longer used.
    5. Tap Remove.
    6. Tap OK.
Increasing program memory
Use HP task switcher, Memory control, or reset the device to stop programs not currently being used. In most cases, programs automatically stop to free needed memory. However, in some situations, such as when a dialog box is waiting for a response, the program may not be able to stop automatically. Turning these programs may free up critical memory.
To stop programs using the Memory control panel
Following these steps turns off programs using up memory on the device. These steps will close the applications without saving any information. If possible, save any important data before closing applications.
  1. Tap Start then Settings.
  2. Tap the System tab.
  3. Tap the Memory icon.
  4. Tap the Running Programs tab to check the state of your active programs.
  5. Tap a running program
  6. Tap Stop.
To stop programs using HP task switcher
Following these steps to turn off programs using up memory on the device. These steps will close the applications without saving any information. If possible, save any important data before closing applications.
  1. Press the HOME button.
  2. Tap the HP task switcher icon (see Figure 1).
    Figure : HP task Switcher
  3. On the pop-up menu, tap Close Window.
  4. Tap Close All.
Reset the Jornada
Perform a soft reset by completing the following steps. This will lose any unsaved information.
  1. Disconnect the sync cable or remove the HP Jornada from the cradle.
  2. Remove the CompactFlash card (if installed).
  3. Using the stylus, press and hold the red button on the rear of the device for several seconds.

hp-feedback-input-portlet

Actions
Loading...

hp-online-communities-portlet

Actions
Loading...

Ask the community!


Support Forum

Support Forum

Join the conversation! Find Solutions, ask questions, and share advice with other HP product owners. Visit now


hp-feedback-banner-portlet

Actions
Loading...

hp-country-locator-portlet

Actions
Loading...
Country: Flag United States

hp-detect-load-my-device-portlet

Actions
Loading...