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Syncing data between laptop and desktop

by BeckyB / June 27, 2005 5:56 AM PDT

I have a personal tablet PC (HP TC1500) that I use at work for taking notes, etc. I want to be able to easily move/sync files from/to my desktop PC, without having to get the tablet scanned, registered, etc for the local wireless network. Hooking up a wireless router of my own wouldn't be allowed, and I'd rather not have wires to fuss with.

So, what about using the bluetooth capability of the tablet? I see a "Bluetooth File Transfer Wizard" icon on the tablet (I'm using XP on both machines). Do I just buy some kinda bluetooth widget for the PC and I'm in business? What do I need?

Thanks for any help in advance!

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Re: Syncing data between laptop and desktop
by dataBoy / June 27, 2005 11:01 PM PDT

Probably one of the easiest things to do is not to sync at all and just keep all your files on a USB flash drive of some kind. Sounds like these are just documents you are editing so you probably wouldn't requier much capacity. Then you don't have to worry about syncing or which version is the righ version

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Use an external storage device...
by Melati Hitam / June 28, 2005 2:50 AM PDT

Since you mention that you don't want to configure, register or anything to connect to the network.

then external devices is the way to go.

external Hardisk, Zip drive, USB drive, or CD/DVD etc.

Or you can also email your data to your web based email account, provided they give you large email space (i.e. or - they give you 2gb+ of storage space)

Bluetooth is too slow for transfering large data.

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