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Topic # 4761 25-Aug-2005 03:12
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Help!

I tried to sync my Ipaq to activesync last night and I think I might have erased my contact / calender information from my Pocket Pc when it asked me to compress the files.

Can you help me to retrieve my contact / calender information?

Help me!

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Reply # 19091 25-Aug-2005 10:21
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Welcome to Geekzone...

when it asked me to compress the files
Not sure what is this... Where/when did you get this message? It is not a normal message on Pocket PC IIRC.







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Reply # 19130 26-Aug-2005 01:07
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Sorry!

I meant when I sync my Ipaq with our PC the PC asked if I want to compress and I think I compressed it and now all of my information like games, calender, contact information is all gone off of my pocket pc.

Do you think the information is on pc and if so, can I reverse it to go back the original way it was?

Help!

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Reply # 19141 26-Aug-2005 08:43
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Strange - never seen this message on ActiveSync before. You don't have any of your PIM on your Pocket PC now? Do you still have your PIM on Outlook?







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Reply # 19154 26-Aug-2005 12:17
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I am trying to look for it. Should it be on the computer if it was taken from the pocket pc? Is their a place on pc that I can look for it?

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Reply # 19155 26-Aug-2005 12:20
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All your PIM data (Calendar, Contacts, Tasks) are stored on Microsot Outlook. If it is there, you can always restore the information into your Pocket PC.

Have you tried a soft reset on your Pocket PC already?







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Reply # 19158 26-Aug-2005 12:30
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No not yet. I am going to try now.



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Reply # 19159 26-Aug-2005 12:32
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I did a soft reset but nothing changed.

How can I find it on Outlook. Could the information be compacted some where on the laptop?

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Reply # 19163 26-Aug-2005 12:35
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You open Microsoft Outlook, and the information will be on Calendar, Contacts, Tasks. You have to use Outlook to synchronise the Pocket PC, so you have it installed, right?







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Reply # 19165 26-Aug-2005 12:36
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Yeah!

Actually it is Outlook Express.

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Reply # 19167 26-Aug-2005 12:39
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Well, Pocket PC can only synchronise with Microsoft Outlook, not Outlook Express. All the information will be there. I guess the "Compacting" message you saw then is the standard message Outlook Express shows from time to time when doing a cleanup of its files - this has no impact whatsoever on your Pocket PC.







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Reply # 19169 26-Aug-2005 12:40
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Is there a way to see if the information is still on my pocket pc?

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Reply # 19170 26-Aug-2005 12:43
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Simply tap the buttons corresponding to Contacts or Calendar - if it is there they're ok.





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Reply # 19171 26-Aug-2005 12:43
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its either on there or its not. What happens when you go into your calendar or pocket oulook on the PDA? Anything there?

Is your data in Outlook (not express) ? If so, you should be able to just sync and get it all back




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Reply # 19172 26-Aug-2005 12:44
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They are not their. Is their a way to see if they are on the computer somewhere?

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Reply # 19173 26-Aug-2005 12:46
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If they are on your computer they will be on Microsoft Outlook. You have to execute that program and check it.





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