news | articles | reviews | software | modules | accessories | discussion | faq | mobile | store
 visorcentral >> news >> Tips for Module errors

Tips for Module errors

Saturday December 9, 2000 - 3:04 AM EST - By James Hromadka

After a recent news item on sporadic errors inserting or removing Springboard modules, I received an email from a developer offering tips on keeping the Reset button away.

The "best practice" for removing a Springboard module is the following:
  1. Stop what you're doing. Disconnect if you're online, stop any music playing, etc. If a module can be "powered down" like the Minstrel S or MiniJam, do so.
  2. Run another application. Press the Calendar button or one of the other hardware buttons to make another application appear.
  3. Remove the module.
This simple three-step process will help prevent fatal errors. Various hacks and overclocking software like AfterBurner can also give modules fits. If you're still having problems, search the forums for others that may have had the problem, then check the manufacturer's website to see if there are updates for your module's internal software.





Update: Auction Update / VisorAdventure 2
Thu Oct 11 - 12:05 AM EST


InnoGear PowerCradle (updated)
Tue Oct 9 - 10:51 PM EST


iambic Office suite
Thu Oct 4 - 1:12 AM EST


Prism dropped to $299
Tue Oct 2 - 6:19 PM EST


New Portable Keyboard
Tue Oct 2 - 4:46 PM EST


Body Massager Module (updated)
Tue Oct 2 - 4:38 PM EST


Module Madness
Tue Oct 2 - 4:34 PM EST


New version of FlashAdapter software
Mon Oct 1 - 11:02 PM EST


Get Documents To Go with Visor purchase
Mon Oct 1 - 10:42 PM EST


SnapNType initial impressions
Fri Sep 28 - 10:11 PM EST


What's this? A new poll?!
Fri Sep 28 - 9:57 PM EST


Palm Desktop for Mac OS X by "the end of the year"
Thu Sep 27 - 2:36 PM EST


Going Corporate: Handspring partners with Aether
Wed Sep 26 - 6:19 PM EST


SnapNType Mini-Keyboard Available
Mon Sep 24 - 5:19 PM EST


Blazer 2.0 Beta
Mon Sep 24 - 4:42 PM EST


OLDER NEWS >>

About VisorCentral : Copyright 1999 Smartphone Experts All rights reserved : Terms of Use : Privacy policy