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What's wrong with closing applications on Windows Mobile? [closed]

As far as I can tell, this annoys the crap out of people that do notice and (at max) gives no real benefit to people who don't notice: Why did Microsoft decide to make the "X" on Windows Mobile (or ...
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How do I remove Windows Mobile Device Center from Windows 7?

How do I remove Windows Mobile Device Center from Windows 7? When I connect any mobile device, I don't want Windows Mobile Device Center to pop up, like ActiveSync 4.5 did.
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How can I set Outlook 2010 as my default mail client?

I have Office 2010 (64-bit) installed along with Windows Mobile Device Centre (64-bit) on Windows 7 Pro (64-bit). Outlook is set as the default mail client. But for some reason, Windows Mobile Device ...
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Freeware personal wiki on desktop & mobile using plaintext?

I'm looking for a freeware personal wiki with these additional criteria: Use plaintext files for the wiki articles. Have desktop Windows version, and mobile version (Windows Mobile or Android). Can ...
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Installing Windows Mobile SDK without Visual Studio

Is it possible to install the Windows Mobile SDK without having Visual Studio? I am using SharpDevelop to write a Windows Mobile application, but I need to use an assembly in the Windows Mobile 6.0 ...
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Is it possible to upgrade the OS of Windows Mobile?

Currently I am using htc with Windows Mobile 6. So, is it possible to upgrade it to Windows Mobile 6.1 or new WM 6.5? If yes, please provide link to the articles related to this issue.
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How to sync Outlook contacts with GMail and Windows Mobile?

What's the best way to keep my contacts in sync between Outlook (Exchange), my free GMail account, and my Windows Mobile phone? Ideally I'd like to be able to make a change in any of these places and ...
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How to open software keyboard on Windows Mobile device?

Some of Windows Mobile applications like pocketwit hide the button for showing/hiding software keyboard. It sometimes shows up when I click into the textbox, but that doesn't work here either. It is ...
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What is easiest way to save mms to pc?

I want to save received mms in my PC through a data cable or Bluetooth automatically. Can any one guide me to a phone which supports this functionality or is there any specific software available to ...
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Why doesn't my PPTP VPN connection stay alive with RDP on WM6.1

I have my Windows Mobile 6.1 Device connecting to my home router via PPTP VPN. I am able to RDP into a machine at home and see the screen. This will last for no more than a minute. The VPN connection ...
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Windows Mobile deletes my Contacts when deleting a partnership

Sometimes when I reinstall my PC get a new Work PC or buy a new home PC ,ActiveSync, now the Device Center asks me to delete an existing partnership to setup a partnership with the new PC, since only ...
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Windows Mobile Recurring Appointment Types

Currently I have a HTC Snap device running Windows Mobile 6.1. It's a great phone thus far but one little snag confounds me, it's recurring pattern options in appointments are somewhat limited, for ...
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Install active sync or equivalent on Windows 7

How can I install Active Sync on Windows 7? I can't seem to figure out how... Microsoft says that I need Windows XP SP2 or earlier... I'm trying to connect a Windows Mobile 5 phone. What should I ...
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Is there a tool to open a text-file directly from a remote (WM) device?

When I browse the files on a remote Windows Mobile device using ActiveSync, I regularly want to view the contents of txt files (application log files, etc.). Windows XP is not able to open these files ...
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How (Can?) you synchronize Windows Live Calendar with a Windows Mobile Phone

This is driving me mad, there must be a way to sync Live Calendars with Windows Mobile phones but I can't figure out how to get it to work.
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Podcast Software for Mobile [closed]

Im looking for program that works on my windows mobile that i can listen to pod casts with im looking for the following. Ability to download pod casts from RSS feeds Ability ( You would think this ...
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Windows Mobile: what is the difference between warm-reset and cold-reset? [closed]

Windows Mobile: what is the difference between warm-reset, cold-reset, and clean-boot?
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How to you bridge a LAN and a Wireless device on Windows XP by hand?

How to you bridge a LAN and a Wireless device on Windows XP by hand? Does anyone know how to do it? I have a situation where XP "Network Connection Sharing" isn't working for me. I want to try ...
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Import events into Windows Mobile calendar

I have a .ics file that contains the schedule of a local sports team, how can I use that file to add the dates and times to my Windows mobile phones calendar? I emailed it to my phone and opened the ...
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How can I delete files on a PDA using CMD/Batch file

A customer's users are using PDAs (HP iPAQ, different models) with a CRM-Tool on it. If the application and database need to be reinstalled there are some files in different folders on the PDA which ...
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How do I backup/restore contacts on Windows Mobile without ActiveSync?

I'd like to be able to backup and restore telephone contact numbers from a Windows CE device. I had a brief look at ActiveSync, but I don't want to install Outlook or Exchange or to store the data ...
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How to open .vnt file in a Windows Computer

.vnt is the file format used for memos/notes in various bada/android/windows phones. Having created the file in Mobile and transfered to computer via Bluetooth, I am not able to open it. It opens in ...
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DF bit in Apache to Tomcat communication

Edited (edits are in italics): In my configuration I have an Apache 2.2 Http Server configured as a reverse proxy *with mod_proky_jk*, that exposes http service from an Apache Tomcat 6 application ...
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Has anyone managed to connect Motorola HC700 to Windows 7? [closed]

Has anyone managed to connect Motorola HC700 to Windows 7? I tried without success.
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can I switch PDA operating system from Windows CE 5 to Windows mobile? [closed]

I have a Motorola MC3000 barcode scanner handheld. I want to run an app that is only compatible with Windows Mobile operating sytem, but my MC3000 PDA runs Windows CE 5. Please avise if/how I can ...
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How does one guarantee that the Lithium Ion Battery hasn't sat on a shelf for a long time?

Lithium Ion batteries being the milk of batteries that they are; I was wondering if there is any way of obtaining a guaranteed fresh carton of power with an expiration date so one can tell if they are ...
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How can I install Windows Live Essential 2011 in Windows XP and Windows mobile 6.5

How can I install Windows Live Essentials 2011 in Windows XP and Windows mobile 6.5 Is there any work around for this.
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Can I use a scanner connected via USB on a Windows Mobile device?

Can I use a device such as a scanner connected via USB port to a Windows Mobile based device? I don't have any concrete devices in mind - just general question - is this setup supported? What I'm ...
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Windows Mobile Bluetooth connection

How could I connect to ActiveSync via Bluetooth while the "Connect via Bluetooth" does not show up in the ActiveSync on my mobile ?
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Prevent Windows Mobile Device Center from opening when Pocket PC is connected to computer [duplicate]

How do I prevent Windows Mobile Device Center from opening when I connect a Pocket PC device to a Windows 7 computer? Is this behaving like ActiveSync on Windows XP?
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Windows Mobile 7 Blog [closed]

I am looking for any blog/rss/newsgroup for bleeding edge Windows Mobile 7 news and/or coding. Does anyone know a good one to follow?
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How to import Opera Mobile 9 bookmarks into Opera 10 Mobile Beta 3 [closed]

On my Samsung Saga, I've been using the Opera 9 as my default browser. I just installed Opera 10 Beta 3 and I want to import the Opera 9 bookmarks into Opera 10. How do I do that?
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Uninstall OEM applications from Windows Mobile?

I'm guessing the answer to this question is "you can't," but I'm still wondering if it's possible to remove OEM applications that come pre-loaded on a Windows Mobile phone (I'm talking about the ones ...
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Low battery notifications on Windows Mobile 5.0 [closed]

I have a Fujitsu-Siemens Pocket LOOX 560 with Windows Mobile 5.0 installed. When the power is low, it gives the low power notifications even when the device is turned off. The notifications turn the ...
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How can I use my PC's Internet connection with my Windows Mobile?

I use Palm Treo 750 running Windows Mobile 6.1. I don't have GPRS on my mobile. However, I do have a broadband connection on my laptop running Windows Vista. How can I use the PC's Internet ...
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How to sync Windows Mobile 6.1 phone with Kontact, Evolution, or Sunbird

I would like to synchronize my Windows mobile 6.1 phone with Kontact. I'm somewhat flexible and would be willing to use Evolution or Sun bird. Provide step-by-step instruction in Ubuntu Jaunty ...
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Sync windows live calendar with windows mobile calendar?

It annoys me to no end: Is there a way to directly sync Windows Live Calendar with the Windows Mobile Calendar? With directly I mean without using outlook, since this needs to work without ever ...
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How to synchronize data from windows mobile 6 with pc? [closed]

I would like to use something like dropbox. however dropbox does not support windows mobile. is there any freeware application that allows that?
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need to sync PDA with OS Windows CE 5.0 to MS access database

I have a Motorola MC3000 barcode scanner that runs Windows CE 5.0 operating system. I need to create a PDA form that would sync to a Microsoft Access database on a PC running XP. Unfortunately, ...
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Virus in Windows XP will affect my mobile device via SD card? [closed]

I recently did a virus scan on my SD card on my PC, running Windows XP, and found few viruses. Will these viruses affect my mobile device running on Windows CE 5?
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Is it possible to have complete synchronization of Calendar and Contacts yet?

Let me clarify my question. In todays world there are lots of devices that has built-in support for Contacts or a Calendar, if not both. In this case, I'm going to imagine a personal set of devices: A ...
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How do I prevent a WinMo phone from going into sleep when connected to PC?

I'm working on an application which communicates with a PDA (windows mobile) through USB. After updating the PC to Win 7 and WMDC the connection fails after 30 minutes. This didn't happen in older ...
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WinMo 6.5 sync error: The following appointments failed to synchronize from the device

I can't sync my phone with my PC, this is the error: The following appointments failed to synchronize from the device... I looked for this appointment but I can't find it. How can I solve this ...
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Virtual PC 2007 is not working with Windows 7 64-bit and Windows mobile

I'm trying to get a connection to the internet with my Windows Mobile 6 device emulator but it won't connect. I get this message every time I try to setup a network in the emulator: Device ...
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How can you sync multiple exchange email accounts with a windows mobile device?

I use two exchange servers. Both servers allow ActiveSync and they both have IMAP and POP disabled. I want to sync like the following data Server 1 Email Contacts Calendar Server 2 Email I ...
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Windows Mobile 7 corporate device [closed]

Does anyone know of a Windows Mobile 7 device aimed at business use? I’m looking for something with bar code scanning capability. Psion, hand held, and honeywell only offer 6.5 at the moment. ...
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Does Windows 7 come with the Windows Mobile Device Centre included?

Does Windows 7 come with the Windows Mobile Device Centre included, or do I have to download and use Windows Mobile Device Centre 6.1? I've got a Palm Treo 750v running Windows Mobile 6, are there ...
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Which cab file for an HTC Diamond

I have an HTC diamond and I’m trying to install an app which gives me 5 choices for .cab files .PPC.ARM.cab .PPC.ARMWM.cab .PPC.MIPS.cab .PPC.SJ3.cab .SP.ARM.cab I think it’s one of the first two, ...
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ActiveSync, sunchronize “storage card” folder with PC

I have a Pidion 5000 mobile device. Is it possible to synchronize storage card (ProgramStore folder) with a desktop folder? Desktop: Windows XP (Home Edition) Pidion: Windows Mobile 6 (Classic)
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Why is my Sent folder empty in Outlook on Windows Mobile?

I'm using Outlook on Windows Mobile 6.1 connected to an Exchange server. Even if I check the Sent folder in my synchronization options, the folder always shows up as having no messages. Even emails ...