Re: [NTLK] One of you knows the answer....

From: Woody Smith <>
Date: Sat Nov 17 2007 - 17:55:24 EST


I have had two newtons stolen, luckily neither was my personal unit
with my notes, address book and schedule. And neither match your
If you aquired a locked Newton that may have once been someone's PDA
you should either contact the person identified as the owner on the
password screen or the seller. If neither of these is possible then
destroy their data via a brainwipe.
There are few if any applications that you cannot get freely these
days and may of the registered ones are keyed to your name.

If it is your own data and you forgot then if you search hard enough
you will find what you are looking for.


On Nov 17, 2007, at 3:43 PM, kevin redding wrote:

> I tried the reset button and no go. I tried the reset for 20 seconds
> and the keypad came back up. I am wondering how I can open this bad
> boy without doing a complete brain wipe with the reset and the on/off
> button.
> Kevin
> On Nov 17, 2007, at 2:26 PM, wrote:
>> Try hard reset???
>> On Sat, 2007-11-17 at 13:26 -0700, kevin redding wrote:
>>> Gents and you ladies too,
>>> I have several Message Pads, a 120, and 2 2000's. I picked up one of
>>> the Message Pads today. This bad boy has some kind of security code
>>> that needs to be entered at the boot screen to make it go. I have no
>>> idea what software is on it and would hate to lose it if there is
>>> something I need on it.
>>> How can I bypass everything so I can get rid of this security keypad
>>> so I can use this new Message Pad?

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