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Connecting serial with USB

I have an old Palm VX with serial output. My laptop has USB inputs only. I bought an adapter but the computer still doesn?t recognize the palm and I can synchronize.

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Re: Connecting serial with USB

I think it?s a common problem. You?re welcome to try the next options, in hopes of one of them working out: 1. Make sure there is no problem in the settings and that in both computers the connection is set to USB. 2. There may be a clash between this connection and another component that is connected to the Palm. Try uninstalling everything, hard resetting and running Hotsync or Activesync, and reconnecting the units. 3. There might be a problem in the drivers, try reinstalling them. 4. If you are using PM 3.16, there might be a clash.

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