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Topic # 9958 26-Oct-2006 14:44
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i have noticed you cant install ActiveSync with Vista - it uses "Windows Mobile Device Manager"

this is causing a few problems because i cant install any apps to my Apache ? as it cant find activesync

any ideas ? apart from booting into XP

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  Reply # 49866 26-Oct-2006 14:53
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Havent used the new device manager. Not many apps these days that dont have an OTA install option - simply download the cab file, and run it locally on the device.




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Reply # 49869 26-Oct-2006 15:02
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thanks for that - was unaware of CAB file installers

problem solved thankyou :)

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  Reply # 49870 26-Oct-2006 15:12
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no problem at all :-)

Also saves having more crud installed on your PC that you dont actually need...




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  Reply # 49873 26-Oct-2006 15:24
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Only some software explicitly look for ActiveSync. Most just use a call to the installer service. I have a few Pocket PC around and none of the software I tried to install presented a problem and worked fine with Windows Vista and WMDC.








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  Reply # 49874 26-Oct-2006 15:26
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who knows then :) maybe it was just the specific program i was trying to use (PocketTV) - to add mpeg playability to it

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  Reply # 49881 26-Oct-2006 16:11
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I found out that WMDC and Windows Lve One Care beta for Vista are not compatible. So i removed One Care and problem solved. Me, my Apache and Vista get along fine now.

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