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In order to sync your iPAQ with Windows XP or earlier, you will need to download and install Windows Microsoft ActiveSync 4.5 from:http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/en-us/downloads/microsoft/activesync-download.mspx. Notes: •You can use ActiveSync 4.5 only with phones that run Windows Mobile 2003 or later versions. ActiveSync and Windows Mobile Device Center won’t work with Windows Embedded CE 4.2 or 5.0, Pocket PC 2002, or Smartphone 2002 phones. (To see which Windows Mobile operating system you’re using, if your phone doesn’t have a touch screen, click Start > Settings > About. If your phone has a touch screen, click Start > Settings > System tab > About.) To sync information to any of these phones, you must use a USB or serial cable and your computer’s Internet connection and File Explorer. •You must use Microsoft Outlook 2002, Outlook 2003, or Office Outlook 2007 to sync your e-mail, contacts, tasks, and notes from your computer. Download and install ActiveSync: 1.Click the download link on this page, and then click Continue. 2.Select whether you want to register for the Windows Mobile newsletter, and then click Continue. 3.Click Download files below, and then click Download (next to the Setup.msi file). 4.In the File Download dialog box, click Run. 5.Follow the instructions in the Installation Wizard to install ActiveSync. Note:You must use a USB cable to connect your phone to your computer the first time you use ActiveSync to synchronize information.
Usually the simplest solution with Microsoft software such as active-sync is to uninstall it and install it again from scratch. When you reinstall it will ask you what programs you want to sync with, your old PIM software has been lowered in priority in favour of Outlook because MS think everyone should want to use it, so it's often easier to start using Outlook as your main PIM.
pls tell me what do u want to do with active sync bcoz this small piece of software gives lot of trouble in winxp , vista WMDC works ok , i know u are frustrated with microsoft support infact support one some issues does not even exist at all , this problem is not from ur PDA it is from this malfunc software that is called active sync , pls let me know if u use active sync to backup ur contacts then u can do it with SPB backup better than active sync without errors u can losd it it to ur pda and can make backups from ur pda not pc dependent at all
The code you are referring to is probably the license key for Microsoft Outlook. If you have lost the key you can buy Microsoft Outlook from any good computer stores. The other application you will need for Outlook to sync with the ipaq is Microsoft Activesync which is free and does not need a license key. You can download activesync from Microsoft website or from the cd.
Try this, I read it on a microsoft.com forum. Disconnect the device from the PC. Open Activesync on the device. Open the "Menu". Click "Options" Uncheck "E-mail" from Data you want to Sync. Click "Done" and re-sync devise to PC.
Once I did that, my contacts and all my appointments sync'd. Hope that helps... It seems tons of people have had this annoying issue.
It should if you have USB on the W95 machine. ActiveSync is compatable with W95. It worked for me with Outlook 98 on a Win95 laptop synching to a PC2000 PDA (Jornada), however I was using a serial cable.
At some point when I installed some windows updates, my Outlook started asking if I wanted to allow ActiveSync to access Outlook's data and for how long.
Do you get a dialogue like this when you sync while Outlook is running? Could it be that when it's not running, you aren't given the dialogue and thus permission is not granted to ActiveSync to access the data?