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Help active sync will stay in limbo attempting to connect to cradled axim

I have problems with my axim being connected to my laptop. First of all, I followed the instruction to install, outlook then active sync3.5 then when prompted plug in the cradled axim x5. But the active sync will not connect properly, it will connect and disconnect, or sometimes it will not detect the axim at all!!! I tried restarting my laptop and no help. I tried to change a usb port and no help. I tried to remove the axim from device manager and then try again and still no help. I tried to uninstall active sync and then reinstall and still no good. I even tried with active sync 3.6 and its all no good.

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Re: Help active sync will stay in limbo attempting to...

Does your system detect the handheld? After you connect the cradle or cable to the computer, then you should be prompted to install drivers for the handheld. Make sure that Dell Pocket PC appears in the Device Manager.

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  2. Step 2 The Axim X51 PDA has a 36-pin connector, while the X3 has a 22-pin docking connector.
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Well windows vista doesnt need any software to run the axim, it has a hardware feature on it to detect and sync to it. Ive never heard of this. I would be able to help better if i was in an instant message session with you and able to see things better. If you have google my account is: clintchance if YahoO! clintchance1101 hotmail: clintchance@hotmail.com (yeah i know, i dont like to change the username often.) If you can contact me on one of those i can help you better. Im usualy on after 3:00 PM CST

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How to connect it to a pc running Win XP


Simply download the active sync from http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/activesync/default.mspx

And use the USB cradle to connect to computer (You can also use Infrared and Bluetooth). As long as active sync is on the computer system will recognize pocket PC automatically

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if your vista is original you can upgrade to this software
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