Reboot Meta Tag

PocketBrowser 3.x API

The Reboot Meta Tag is an action tag used to immediately reboot the device.

Reboot (META Tag) Syntax
<META HTTP-Equiv="Reboot" content="[parameter>

Items listed in this section indicate parameters, or attributes which can be set.

Name Possible Values Description
Default Value
BootType:[Value] "Warm", "Cold" or "ColdCAD" Reboots the terminal using either a Warm or Cold software boot (as specified). Note on CE6 devices a 'ColdCAD' boot is required to replicate the Coldboot key sequence, e.g. 1+9+Power on an MC3000. N/A
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The following example Warm boots the terminal:

<META HTTP-Equiv="Reboot" Content="BootType:Warm">
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Suggested Use
The Reboot tag can be used to apply new settings after downloading files (eg. .REG) or applications from a server.

Windows Mobile
Note that in WM5.0 and up there is no software difference between a warm and a cold boot as the device uses persistent storage; both the file and registry will remain the same after boot.

Supported Platforms Windows CE, Windows Mobile (See Above comment for behaviour on Windows Mobile)
Persistence This tag is acted on immediately.
Min. Requirements None.