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E740 pr3170u-1p052-model? and tomtom 3

Bought my e740 over internet from us not sure what model it exactly is but having problem with the old tomtom 3 wired.. keeps loosing its gps signal, have updated gps package and very little else available for this model! even bought tomtom 5 upgrade alas not for toshiba models why? is it missing? re pocket pc 2002 where can i upgrade? anyone out there who can help a novice? pda user (org bought it for the car to navigate around but as i said keeps freezing up so pretty much a waste in this sense)

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Re: e740 pr3170u-1p052-model? and tomtom 3

As far as I know there is no PPC2003 upgrade. Normally there should not be any problem with TomTom3. If you want try to install a last image 1.06.23.xxx. Check please Toshiba download site. I have found info that TomTom5 can not be used with Toshiba PDAs. Not yet. Since October that should be possible. Check TomTom web page.

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Have toshiba pda/e740, have no drivers for pc


Try going to the website of your Operating System (ie, Windows, Mac, ect). I've only used Windows , butsee if you can download the Activesync software that you need there. The e740 was only available with Windows Pocket PC 2002, and will appearantly not sync to Vista PCs, however.
I will try to check back in a day or two, so let me know if this is of any help to you.

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Up grade


ok..this will be a load easier, IF your laptop is also a Toshiba. any chance of that? If so, model number please, if not, then what manufacturer are you using for laptop?

Feb 11, 2008 | Toshiba e740 Pocket PC

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E740 BT can be upgrade to Pocket PC 2003 ?


Sorry but I think that you must choose worst scenario. You should buy “SD Wi-Fi Card”.

Sep 08, 2005 | Toshiba e740 Pocket PC

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Wi-Fi


You will not believe me but I have a similar problem. I have also Belkin router at home and wireless connection with my e800 works perfect. A few days ago I have tried to connect my PDA to wireless router of my best friend. His wireless network is protected like mine and after configuration of all settings I had no success. The funny thing is that PDA show me the status CONNECTED but I can not use the internet explorer. Like I said, at home with my Belkin it works properly. I can really not explain what the problem is.

Sep 08, 2005 | Toshiba e740 Pocket PC

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E740 won't turn on


Is there a freezing problem if the PDA is on cradle? I am not sure but it can be battery problem. I don’t know how old is your PDA but you should contact service partner and let them check the unit.

Sep 08, 2005 | Toshiba e740 Pocket PC

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PDA e310, e330 or e740 together with Windows NT 4.0


The Toshiba Pocket PC's e310, e330 and e740 are designed to work together with Microsoft Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Millennium, Windows 2000 and Windows XP. Microsoft Windows NT4.0 is an older operating system, which does not work together with the Toshiba Pocket PC's e310,e330 and e740. Technical background: The Toshiba Pocket PC's have a USB and a Infrared interface to communicate with a Computer. Unfortunately, Microsoft Windows NT4.0 does not support USB nor Infrared. Windows NT supports a serial connection, but the serial interface is not available for the Pocket PC's e310,e330 and e740. Note: There is the possibility to synchronize a PDA over Network or Modem but the ActiveSync Software, which is responsible for the synchronization, will need a "first sync" to establish a "partnership" with the PDA. This "first sync" can only be done via USB.

Sep 07, 2005 | Toshiba e330 Pocket PC

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PDA e310, e330 or e740 together with Windows NT 4.0


The Toshiba Pocket PC's e310, e330 and e740 are designed to work together with Microsoft Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Millennium, Windows 2000 and Windows XP. Microsoft Windows NT4.0 is an older operating system, which does not work together with the Toshiba Pocket PC's e310,e330 and e740. Technical background: The Toshiba Pocket PC's have a USB and a Infrared interface to communicate with a Computer. Unfortunately, Microsoft Windows NT4.0 does not support USB nor Infrared. Windows NT supports a serial connection, but the serial interface is not available for the Pocket PC's e310,e330 and e740. Note: There is the possibility to synchronize a PDA over Network or Modem but the ActiveSync Software, which is responsible for the synchronization, will need a "first sync" to establish a "partnership" with the PDA. This "first sync" can only be done via USB.

Sep 07, 2005 | Toshiba e310 Pocket PC

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PDA e310, e330 or e740 together with Windows NT 4.0


The Toshiba Pocket PC's e310, e330 and e740 are designed to work together with Microsoft Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Millennium, Windows 2000 and Windows XP. Microsoft Windows NT4.0 is an older operating system, which does not work together with the Toshiba Pocket PC's e310,e330 and e740. Technical background: The Toshiba Pocket PC's have a USB and a Infrared interface to communicate with a Computer. Unfortunately, Microsoft Windows NT4.0 does not support USB nor Infrared. Windows NT supports a serial connection, but the serial interface is not available for the Pocket PC's e310,e330 and e740. Note: There is the possibility to synchronize a PDA over Network or Modem but the ActiveSync Software, which is responsible for the synchronization, will need a "first sync" to establish a "partnership" with the PDA. This "first sync" can only be done via USB.

Sep 07, 2005 | Toshiba e740 Pocket PC

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Backup and restore data


Section A - How to use a Toshiba Pocket PC e740 without loss of data: Never let the battery fully discharge. Never disconnect the battery from the e740. Regularly backup your stored data. Always connect the product to an external power source before changing the battery. Section B – How to backup your data: B1 – Using Activesync You can make a backup of the Toshiba Pocket PC e740 data to your notebook or desktop computer. If you have backed up your data to your notebook or desktop you can restore that data to your Toshiba Pocket PC e740. Periodical data backup is recommended. The following types of data can be backed up: FILE: Includes files created by Pocket Word, Pocket Excel, Notes etc. or an additionally installed program. REGISTRY: Setup information of Windows or programs. DATABASE: Database information from Pocket Outlook. When making a backup or restoring data please DO NOT remove the Pocket PC e740 from the USB cradle and DO NOT turn off the power to the device until the backup or restore is completed. Backup Instructions: Insert the Toshiba Pocket PC e740 into the USB cradle. A connection between the e740 and your notebook or desktop will be established. Please close all active applications on the e740. On your notebook or desktop start Activesync and select Tools and then Backup/Restore. Select Full Backup. Select Back Up Now to start the backup process. B2 – Using a Compact Flash (CF) or Secure Digital (SD) Memory Card: a) How to insert a Compact Flash Memory Card: Ensure the e740 is connected to the mains. Turn the e740 off. Remove the dummy card if necessary. Confirm the direction of the Compact Flash memory card by lining up the side grooves of the card and groove edge of the card slot. Insert the card smoothly and completely. b) How to insert a Secure Digital Card: Ensure the e740 is connected to the mains. Turn the e740 off. Remove the dummy card if necessary. Insert the Secure Digital card with it’s contact surface (the metal contacts) facing the back of Toshiba Pocket PC e740. Press the card down until it clicks. You can make a backup of the Toshiba Pocket PC e740 data to your Compact Flash or Secure Digital memory card. If you have backed up your data to your Compact Flash or Secure Digital memory card you can restore that data to your Toshiba Pocket PC e740. Periodical data backup is recommended. The following types of data can be backed up: FILE: Includes files created by Pocket Word, Pocket Excel, Notes etc. or an additionally installed program. REGISTRY: Setup information of Windows or programs. DATABASE: Database information from Pocket Outlook. When making a backup or restoring data using the DataBackup program please DO NOT remove the Compact Flash or Secure Digital card from the Pocket PC e740 and DO NOT turn off the power to the device until the backup or restore is completed. Backup Instr

Sep 07, 2005 | Toshiba e740 Pocket PC

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Missing COM port 1


It is not easy to give you a proper answer. The only thing that I can suggest you is to check TomTom support site. If you use some non Toshiba external device or software the best solution is to check support or FAQ page of device manufacturer.

Sep 07, 2005 | Toshiba e740 Pocket PC

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