How to Make PDT8146 “Radio Off” Setting Persistent when Device is Cold Booted?

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Question

How to Make PDT8146 (Xscale) “Radio Off” Setting Persistent when Device is Cold Booted?

Facts

The PDT8146 wireless radio becomes re-enabled after a cold boot. The setting for “Disable PC Card” becomes unchecked after a cold boot. Settings are set back to default after a cold boot.

Answer

Create a registry file to make settings cold boot persistent.
  1.  
  2.     Create a new file with Notepad on your PC.
  3.     Paste the following registry key into the file:
    • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Drivers\BuiltIn\SysHardware\Settings]
    • "PCCard"=dword:00000000
  4.     Save the file as “Radiooff.reg” 
    • Be sure to save the file with the .reg extension (by default Notepad will save with a .txt extension).
  5.     Connect to the PDT8146 through ActiveSync.
  6.     Click the explore button then browse to the Application folder of the PDT8146.
  7.     Drag and drop the Radiooff.reg file into the Application folder.
  8.     Cold boot the PDT8146.