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Access to com port settings

My Pocket PC was without a battery for months and after charging the battery and reloading software, I can no longer find the place for setting the com ports so I can use my TomTom GPS software. The SETTINGS option does not have any place to access the com port settings or baud rate. Where in tarnation is it? Manuals and the HP website do NOT say where it is. Knowing what to set it at is useless if you cannot find out where to set it.

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You need to reformat and reinstall TOMTOM - You ONLY get the option after initial installation of the software - I don't know if it is possible to delete an individual file to achieve what you are asking - might be worth a note to TOMTOM technical help.

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