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Why will my Garmin not sync into my computer?

I have tried to sync my Garmin palm into the computer and it does not function. It says that it has failed. Why is this?

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Re: Why will my Garmin not sync into my computer?

As one of the Garmin IQUE 3600 owners for so many years, and switched computers many times (yes, I am still actively using it), I would like to share my experience that I had with this sync problem (palm desktop running, press the sync button, but there is no sync "beep", and the sync will eventually timed-out).
My problem is solved by "timing" the sync. My set up is that hotsync will run only when the palm desktop is running. So afterI double-clicked the palm desktop icon, the hotsync icon in the system tray will show up first, and then the palm desktop will show up. I observed that if I press the sync button on the cradle right within few seconds after palm desktop shows up, the sync will likely to succeed. If I waited too long, my sync will not work. If it fails, I will exit palm desktop, wait for the hotsync icon to disappear and try it all over again. Good luck.

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I get error2738, then fatal error, on my garmin 3600 ique, it won't sync

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"guest" who said "that does not work" was not original poster, jeannieju. My problems were solved by Garmin tech support remotely accessing my computer and getting things working, back in November. But thanks for trying. I was surprised to see an alert in my e-mail. Jeannieju

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Re: Why will my Garmin not sync into my computer?

First, right click the hotsync button in the task bar and make sure "USB" is selected (assuming you're using USB...).
If that doesn't work, let me know.

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