Some Windows Mobile 5 devices hang when using Enhanced Password Settings with ZHM

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  • 28-Mar-2007
  • 16-Mar-2012


Novell ZENworks 7 Handheld Management
  • ZHM7iMate K-Jam with the current ROM.
  • HP 6195
  • HTS TyTN


After applying any enhanced password settings using ZHM, the the device hangs and does not let the user enter a password.


Fixed in ZENworks 7 Handheld Management Service Pack 1 Interim Release 3a, see KB 3829982 "Updates to Novell ZENworks 7 Handheld Management" which can be found at

Additional Information

Note: Other Windows Mobile 5 devices tested do not show this problem.
For the problem devices, set the policy back to "No password restriction" and resynch the policy or reset the device to to switch it back to the device password system
ZEN 7 Handheld Mgmt Agent for WindowsMobile 5 drivers zhm7winmobile5.exe is downloaded from