hard reset


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hard reset

To restore a smartphone or tablet to its factory settings, which erases all applications that were installed by the user as well as all user data. In contrast, a "hard boot," also known as a "cold boot," which is performed on a computer, does not eliminate data and software, except for data being worked on in memory that was not saved. Contrast with soft reset. See cold boot.
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Pull a hard reset and Cody Green's back in action--very valuable to have on the road.
Engineers can exert control over the MPC860's Hard Reset Configuration Word by applying specific values to the data bus during a Hard Reset to force the TAP pins into their JTAG mode.
Compare this to hammer-fired DAO pistols with their long, hard first trigger action and long, hard reset and it is easy to see why the Glock is king and will remain so for the immediate future.
If you think you have no choice but to erase your Palm completely, you can perform a hard reset. While holding down the Power button, insert the reset tip into the Reset hole to press and release the reset button.
DBCleaner, Version 1.1, is a utility you can get at www.palmix.itil.com that will allow you to recover from a corrupted database without having to do a hard reset on your Palm, a cure which is often almost as bad as the disease.
It seems that after all of Asad Umar's huff and puff on first cracking down on tax defaulters and then succumbing to ground realities to offer amnesty for evaders, the government has undergone a hard reset on its tax regime.
Problem #3: iPhone X Freezes Or Backup Quits Unexpectedly - Sometimes you can have a problem with Wi-Fi, your battery gets low or some other issue occurs to stop the setup process or make your iPhone X freeze up during a backup, if this happens, it's usually best to try a hard reset and then try the restore process again
Later you might notice that the screen is sometimes unresponsive, but it is quick to come back with a hard reset.
Since the application was embedded at the chipset level, it may not be uninstalled despite rooting, re-flash, reformat, hard reset and software update.