Newton Glossary

An almost definitive guide to Newton-related terms and trivia.

Power Reset

A method of resetting the Newton OS by pressing the reset button and holding down the power switch. A power reset does not erase any user data, applications, packages, handwriting recognition training, or preferences. However, it does reset the power manager.

Also referred to as a deep reset or hardware reset.

Additional Information

Apple Support: Newton MessagePad: Different Types of Reset
Newton Poetry: How To Reset Your Newton


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