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Unofficial Windows Mobile 6 update for Dell Axim X51v

Dell Axim X51v WM6
Earlier this month the hackers at the XDA-developers forum managed to port Windows Mobile 6 to the discontinued but still popular Dell Axim X50v PDA. But anyone who had gone out and bought the newer (but also discontinued) Dell Axim X51v were out of luck. Until this weekend that is. Another hacker has released an unofficial version of Windows Mobile 6 for the X51v.

This update is only for early adopters who are willing to void their warranty. There appear to be several issues, including:
As with the X50v, there are ways to downgrade your X51v after installing Windows Mobile 6. You'll want to make sure you have an X51v ROM and bootloader loaded onto a FAT32 formatted SD card. Then you press the wireless, power, and reset buttons simultaneously.

Check out the XDA-developers forum to find a ROM you might want to use. Remember, the ROM has to be for the X51v, not the X51, or X50v.

Tags: osupdates, upgrade, windows mobile 6, WindowsMobile6, x51v, xda-developers

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