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I need software to be able to use my Palm Pilot

I have acquired a Palm Pilot that has never been used. When I opened the software, I found that it was dated 1997. Needless to say, I cannot get the Palm Pilot up and going. Can you please tell me what to do to be able to use this. Can this software be downloaded from the internet?

It is a Palm Pilot Professional I assume made by 3Com.

Any help would be appreciated.

Cheryl

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Www.handango.com and www.freewarepalm.com. are some sites that you can get the software with that date1997 itll be very hard to pick out the right software.

goodluck

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You see, all that was left from the old Palm devices (had a Tungsten W myself, back in '04!) was acquired by HP, and they seem to have shrunk all informations into this page.


Really hope they might be useful to you, somehow.


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The information support page for the Palm Z22 has moved around over the past few years. It is now at

http://kb.hpwebos.com/wps/portal/kb/na/zire/z22/unlocked/home/page_en.html

As well, I have an entire web page devoted just to maintaining, repairing, and using the Palm Z22, at:

http://kidbots.com/WEBADD/Z22_PALM_PILOT/Z22_PALM_PILOT.htm

As the Palm Z22 ages, there are issues with old and dying batteries, with the touch screen deforming and becoming useless, and various DATA connectivity issues, since the new Windows 64 BIT Operating Systems did not yet exist when the Z22 was diss-continued.

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I installed Palm desktop by access 6.2.2 and now my Z22 sync's with outlook which I don't use? How can I stop this and get my Z22 to talk to my palm diary on my pc which I use?


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I hope the links help you to get up and running again!

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If you are, this will cause problems on the new device. When you sync the device, it saves the device settings, 3rd party apps, preferences, etc. in the backup folder in the username folder on the PC. When

you sync the new device it copies the contents of the backup folder for the old device to the new device. This will cause corruption in the settings for the new device thus causing erratic behavior of the new device.

Looks like you may need to hard reset your device and rename your backup folder

Go to http://www.palm.com/cgi-bin/cso_kbURL.cgi?ID=887 and follow the directions to do a hard reset. Next before you hotsync your data back over you will need to rename your backup folder, to do that go here;

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Vista
Start-->documents\Palm OS Desktop\[hotsync username]\ and rename your backup
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Then hotsync to your current hotsync name and all your contacts, calendar,
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Show file extensions for XP or Vista

XP
If you can not view file extensions on your PC I would like you to open a
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Vista
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Can't get my laptop to communicate with the palm


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Hi----- hope this works--- you might need new update software.
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  5. Install or renstall Palm Desktop. Note: There is no uninstaller included.
What is this software? This software lets you sync your Palm device with your computer, so your info is backed up and easily editable on your computer.
Keep your information up to date wherever you are. When you sync, any changes you've made to Calendar, Contacts, Tasks and Memos are automatically added to your computer or your Palm device.
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If you sync with Microsoft Outlook or Entourage, you still should install this software.
System Requirements Palm devices
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Mac versions
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  • Mac OS 9 (version 9.2.2 and higher)
Computer
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  • One available USB port for synchronization
PowerPC and Intel Core Duo Palm Desktop and HotSync Manager software works with both of these processors. We have found no significant new issues using our software with the Intel Core Duo processors found in Macs such as the MacBook Pro.
How To Install Before you begin:
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  2. Keep your Mac's admin password in mind. You'll need to enter it during installation.
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