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Sync Problem Compaq PDA isn't recognized by desktop (Windows XP) or laptop (Vista). Won't sync.

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SOURCE: Compaq IPAQ pocket pc with no software to sync with Outlook

You need active sync

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SOURCE: PC/PDA "connected" yet PC won't read PDA

Try this.

With the PDA not in the cradle, unplug the cradle from the computer. Open up the activesync app, and goto File >> Connection Settings. Show Status should be checked, as well as Allow USB Connections. The 3rd box should not be checked if you are not using any serial links. Connected To should be set to automatic unless in corporate environment, Open Activesync should be checked, uncheck allow wireless connection.

Don't plug your cradle into a USB Hub either. The way the hubs operate and what activesync expects aren't quite always the same.

You didn't mention if you have a sleeve for your iPaq or not, also try above with and without the sleeve. Hopefully, the sleeve won't be part of the problem because it is so much easier getting the iPaq into the cradle when a sleeve is installed.

Posted on Sep 02, 2009

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Windows Vista is a nuisance, in my own experience.
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Long-term, i,d suggest Considering XP. as a more stable and reliable Operating System.

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