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Lost calendar on hotsync

Okay, here is what happened: I set up to hotsync on my laptop for the first time. I failed to adjust the settings in the hotsync manager (I had lots of calendar info on the PDA that I wanted to put on the laptop), and all my info on the PDA got overwritten (although my few entries in my laptop's Outlook calendar never came over). I looked and I don't have a datebook.001.dat file, although my PDA says that all hotsync functions were successful. 1) How can I retrieve my calendar backup to restore the entries on my PDA? 2) I can't seem to open hotsync manager. I click, and it neither opens nor adds an icon to the task bar. Thanks!

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The information is unfortunately lost.

Unless you synced the palm on another computer, the palm only can back up the information when synced.

So if you sync it and the computer overwrites the handheld, the information never made it to the computer and thus cannot be restored.

The only thing you could check would be the backup folder in the palm directory under your profile name. Palm puts all of the .prc/.pdb files in there when you sync.

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