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Cant get it to work

I have had this for a long time, and just decided to use it on my new computer. All of my original disks (data) I'm assuming is on my old computer. So with that, I can't find anyway of sync"ing. I can't get the PDA or the computer (Dell Lattitude D610) to communicate. I want to know if there is any hope for me to get these things talking, using things like "Dcoument to go," GPS and Mapping", etc. As you can see, there is a big disconnect from my Laptop in terms of recognizing my PDA. iQue sent me the following files (inlcuded below) and I have no idea on how to make things work. """ The program you need is called Active Sync. You can find this program on Garmin CD or you can download from Microsoft website directly. The link is provided for your reference below. http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/activesync/activesync45.mspx and """ Hi Joseph, When you say GPS add-on, are you referring to external antenna, software, or mounting kits? If you are looking for external antenna, our ext. antenna with MCX connector is compatible. The link is provided below and you can choose MCX option from the drop down list. http://www.semsons.com/exanforholcf.html Regards, Support Team, www.semsons.com So please tell me what to do, is there a place I can send it, can I pay you to fix it, etc. I would hate to spend money on anything new, when I think this is a good product. I will take any advice and or files and go for it! Thanks, Joe 520-850-8580

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If this is an IQue 3600 then you will need to install the Palm Desktop from your original IQue disk in order to sync with your new laptop. The Microsoft active-sync is for a PDA using Windows (Garmin M3 and M5 are windows based PDA w/GPS).

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