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Hello, I have an old Palm Vx with a broken screen and need to retrieve the data. I get a clear picture on the display, but the touch screen is completely inoperative. When I press the sync button, it requires you to calibrate the touch screen before syncing, which is obviously not possible. So, I'm wondering if there is any way to bypass this or otherwise trigger the sync via software. Any insight into this would be much appreciated... Thanks!

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Thanks much for your response. Some great info there. I'm reluctant to try the resetting for fear that it might erase the data on the device. Replacing the touch screen might be an option, but could be iffy as to whether it would work due to the extent of the physical damage, and also may be overkill when all I need is the data. Anyway, thanks much for the ideas!

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Not suggesting a reset.

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But replacing the digitizer is possible and I gave the how to link and where a 20 dollar donor PDA could be had. I must admit I write PalmOS applications and there is no known dump tool if hotsync won't fire up...
Bob

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