NTLK Re - Memory Card Blank

From: Gruendel, Frank 3837 PPE-WT (Frank.Gruendel@de.heidelberg.com)
Date: Mon Nov 29 1999 - 02:51:46 EST

>I have a OPM and a 2MB Card in it.
>After restarting my Newton I then turned it off and didn't use it all
>This morning when I turned it on the memory card was blank, along w/ all of
>the notes, dates, etc... that were on the card and internal memory, the
>thing on it was a rebooting/power off program that I had running.

The only thing (other than actually deleting it) I can think of that could
cause data "disappear" from your card is a dead backup battery in the card.
However, there should have been a warning of this condition an adequate time
prior to things getting really dangerous.
As this warning didn't come (and as the internal data has disappeared, too)
I guess this wasn't the cause. Maybe some app ran amok and took care of the
deletion without your noticing it.
Do you have a chance to try the card in another Newton before you erase it?

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