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Problem with my Toshiba e405. I never had trouble with ActiveSync to my Dell Inspiron, but now when I connect by USB the e405 says "not connected." When I hit "Sync" I get an error message saying "Unable to connect: you have no modem entries created and no network card present." Any way to get this to work???

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SOURCE: ActiveSync - not sync-ing all data!

As far as I know you can define the new name and use PDA without any problem. This is not a kind of problem. Create a new name and make connection. You will be also able to remove all old PDA names.

Posted on Sep 11, 2005

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SOURCE: Problem with activesync connection

Have you upgraded your ROM? This is the first thing! If not, go to http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/.../su_sc_home.jsp and download it!

Posted on Sep 11, 2005

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SOURCE: can not connect my PDA

Hi __Try to Uninstall the toshiba software. Also search for the Folder called Toshiba and remove that as well.____Then Re-Boot Your machine. ____Re-Install the Toshiba software and that should work.____If not we can do a live meeting and I can help you troubleshoot the problem.____VR____JustAskMe

Posted on May 04, 2007

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SOURCE: I will lose internet connection after a while

Try this link & download & install usb driver for your model. When it's ready to download, click run and follow prompts. Restart computer after & see if that helped.

http://www.toshiba.com/taisnpd/support/downloads.html

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

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SOURCE: My Toshiba Satellite's wireless won't work. It

Try the properties of your Network controller. And go to your Internet Protocol Version 4 and 6 properties. Sometimes you have to change from Auto Obtain to manual and back again to get the IP addresses to correct themselves. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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This answer assumes that the reader is already using their SD slot and wish to use another way to connect to the internet. I'm going to show you how to connect a USB Bluetooth dongle using the Toshiba e350 USB host cable. After that you can choose to share a computer internet connection via ActiveSync/WMDC or use BT DUN and a wireless phone with existing internet plan.

Windows based PC software (only needed for ActiveSync based internet sharing):
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Toshiba PC Bluetooth stack 7.10.04 (or latest version for your operating system, I'm using Windows 7)
PC Hardware:
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