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I can't synchronise my Palm Pilot Tungsten e2 with my PC running Windows 7. I have tried the USB cable, but apparently that is not supported on Windows 7. I have tried using bluetooth but although it makes a connection and starts synchronising, it never finishes. As a result I have a name and address file on my PC and one on the Palm Pilot but they are getting out of synch. Could I use my iPod instead of the Palm Pilot and, if so, how do I download the name and address file? Jim

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  • Jim Ducker Apr 11, 2011

    I uninstalled Palm Desktop Manager and downloaded 6.2. I then ran it in Vista compatibility mode. The Palm Pilot made a Hotsync connection through bluetooth, but then went into an unrecoverable wait state (I had to use Task Manager to force it to cancel) while trying to synchronise Date Book. This was the same condition I had before. I therefore unchecked Date Book and every other application on the Hotsync Manager list except Address Book and it synchronised successfully, although very slowly. As I only use the Palm Pilot as a name and address file, this is OK for me. Thanks for your help. Jim

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Welcome to FixYa.

Good day! Before doing an alternative such as using iPod, let's try to resolve the issue using the Palm OS. Here's the proper way to setup Palm Desktop 6.2 in Windows 7.

For Windows 7 32bit.

1. Uninstall the current Palm Desktop Manager (if you have one installed)
Click on start, control panel, under Programs category, click Uninstall Program.
Scroll down to look for the Palm Desktop Program and uninstall it.

2. Download the Palm Desktop 6.2 from this link http://kb.palm.com/wps/portal/kb/common/article/32859_en.html
Install in Vista compatibility mode.
After downloading, locate the file and right click on it.
1.-Click on properties and go to Compatibility tab.
2-Tick the "Run this program in compatibility mode for" box.
3-Choose Windows Vista from the pull down options.
4-Tick the "Run this program as an administrator" box.
5-Click apply.
6-Click OK.

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Double click the downloaded file to begin the installation.
Use the Palm Desktop 6.2 to do Synchronization.

Please take note of the following release notes from the manufacturers itself.

  • Palm has not done thorough testing with a range of third-party equipment running Windows 7, therefore Palm cannot guarantee compatibility.
  • Many users have successfully installed and run Palm Desktop 6.2 software with Windows 7.
  • USB HotSync is not supported in 64-bit editions of Windows. Instead, synchronize through a Bluetooth wireless connection.
I hope this helps.
If you are using 64bit Windows, please inform me.

Thank you for using FixYa.

Jas247

Posted on Apr 11, 2011

  • Jas Barinaga
    Jas Barinaga Apr 11, 2011

    I'm glad to hear that. Thank you again using FixYa.

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