Performing a Normal (Soft) Reset on a Asus MyPal a716

A normal reset is sometimes referred to as a soft reset. A normal reset stops all running applications but does not erase any programs or saved data.

Caution be sure to save any unsaved data before performing a normal reset since a normal reset erases all unsaved data.

To perform a soft reset:

  1. Press the tip of the stylus on the switch to reset the system.
Asus MyPal a716 Reset Button Location

Performing a Hard Reset on a Asus MyPal a716

A full reset is sometimes referred to as a hard reset. Perform a full reset when you want to clear all settings, programs and data from RAM.

Caution if you perform a full reset, your Asus MyPal a716 returns to its default settings and looses all information that is not recorded in ROM.

To perform a hard reset:

  1. Slide the switch to OFF only if you wish perform a hardware reset. CAUTION! A hardware reset erases all of your data!
  • The backup battery contains a copy of your operating system settings. The backup battery has an ON/OFF switch. The default setting is ON for normal operation.
Asus MyPal a716 Battery Switch Location

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