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Note on Windows 7 Palm Desktop compatibility.

by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 26, 2010 9:05 PM PDT

Just passing this along for those that still have the PalmOS PDA or phones.

1. The current Palm Desktop at runs fine on Windows 7 32 bit and 64 bit.

2. USB sync looks to be dead.

3. Bluetooth sync looks fine but as you can imagine is non-intuitive. Not that there is no documentation about it, but it does ask a lot of most owners.

Hope this helps,
Syncing my Palm PDAs over Bluetooth on Windows 7 Bob.

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by cassidy701 / June 1, 2012 10:06 PM PDT

do you have an opinion on alternative to my Tungsten E. I love it but I'm having trouble with the usb syncing part so it's kind of useless to me. I'm not computer savvy and I'm running windows 7. All I need is a handheld for contacts, calendar, and keeping memos. I don't want the expense of a smart phone data plan. What might my options be?

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Just one thought.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 3, 2012 6:20 AM PDT
In reply to: opinion
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Tungsten C and Windows 7
by HERSHEY / July 30, 2012 2:44 PM PDT

Have been searching for and downloading various Palm software products with the hope that I can continue to run the Palm Tungsten C and retrieve all of my old data. No luck at all. Tried reinstalling original software from disk. Still nothing works - no recognition of the device, the software and no sync takes place. 7 months of calendar data missing.

Would love to restore the device to the reliable product to its former glory and could use any and all help. It appears it is not compatible with Win 7.

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The USB sync is dead.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 30, 2012 3:20 PM PDT
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Windows 7 and Palm Tungsten C
by HERSHEY / July 31, 2012 6:07 AM PDT
In reply to: The USB sync is dead.


I don't have this connector, but will order and try to get the Palm working again. Thanks for the help in this project - Palm calendars always beat the Androids. Too bad Palm did not keep up with the good products.


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Windows 7 WiFi and Palm Tungsten C
by HERSHEY / July 31, 2012 2:09 AM PDT

As I read this I realize that I did not know that my Windows 7 desktop has bluetooth. How would I activate this to get and save data from and to the Palm Tungsten C? I use bluetooth features with my Android phone but not aware of how to use it in this situation - I must still be in the 90's


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Sorry but I didn't see Bluetooth on the Tungten C.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 2, 2012 2:51 AM PDT

And any discussion about use outside of this is for a new discussion. This is a sticky post and must remain on topic. If your Tungsten C has bluetooth, it would be the first one I know of and worthy of a new discussion.

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Sync Pilot Desktop to Handheld
by rsde60 / March 4, 2013 6:47 AM PST
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Thanks for adding this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 4, 2013 7:02 AM PST

All my devices today have either serial or bluetooth so I didn't go looking for the updates.

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