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Hot Synch an existing PalmVx data to a replacement palmVx

My Palm Vx pda recently broke and lost all data.
I purchased a used Palm Vx pda which is in good shape.

I now want to synch and transfer my existing palm data on the computer with this replacement pda.

What is the best way to accomplish this?

I have not reinstalled the software to create a synch condition with this replacement pda yet.

Thanks for the reply.

David

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HI,
The first thing you want to do is to do a Hard Reset on the used PDA that you bought as a replacement. To do that follow these steps:

1. Hold down the power button and then depress the small hole in the back with the tip of your stylus.

2. Continue to hold them both in until you see the Palm logo.

3. Let go of both of them and then follow the onscreen directions. You will want to answer yes and use the 5 way navigation button on the bottom of your pda and hit up so that is completes the reset. After that you will have to set up your touch screen and go through the tapping the target. After you have gone through all this then do a hotsyncHot Synch an existing PalmVx data to a replacement - 2.gif. It should clear up your problem. Best wishes.


Posted on Sep 29, 2009

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    Joy Shannon Sep 29, 2009

    Hi,
    You will need to do a hard reset of your newly purchased Vx. To do that follow these steps and then do a Hot Sync.

    Hold down the power button and then depress the small hole in the back
    with the tip of your stylus. Continue to hold them both in until you
    see the Palm logo. Let go of both of them and then follow the onscreen
    directions. You will want to answer yes and use the 5 way navigation
    button on the bottom of your pda
    and hit up so that is completes the reset. After that you will have to
    set up your touch screen and go through the tapping the target. After
    you have gone through all this then do a hotsync. It should clear up your problem. Best wishes.

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