Re: [NTLK] Hard reset - Who Does 'em?

From: Victor Rehorst (
Date: Tue Mar 12 2002 - 17:05:34 EST

On Tue, 12 Mar 2002, Loren Finkelstein wrote:

> > as I have had mixed results. The sure fire way is to remove the battery and
> > let the Newt sit for a week or so. Then everything is really gone.
> I am really, really (call it 99.9%) sure that a hard reset (aka. Brain Wipe)
> wipes out the unit as completely as anyone could want to.

Yes. Any more completely and you would be losing vital calibration
information that Apple puts into the very beginning of the internal flash
during manufacturing and testing.

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