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I have an HP iPAQ rx1950 PDA and it my new Windows Vista computer will not recognize it using the USB cable. Is there a way to set it up as a part of my wireless network? If so, what are the steps for doing this?

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  • DrGreg1408 May 01, 2008

    I did that and it did not resolve the problem. I also found a page in the HP website troubleshooting and took me through the process of uninstalling the WMDC, plugging in the PDA and then reinstalling the WMDC. For a very brief moment, it seemed to find my PDA, but then as it was doing the sync thing, it froze up. After that i could never again get it to see my PDA.

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With Vista, there has been a change from Activesync to Windows Mobile Device Center (WMDC) which does the same thing that activesync does.

You need to download and install WMDC and then you should be able to sync.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/devicecenter.mspx

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