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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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I have no idea about that device, but if you can put the storage card directly in your pc or map it as a drive in any way - or even through the device, it is visible as a folder, you could use standard sync tools such as Microsoft Sync Toy which I know works very well.

  • I can open the mobile folder with windows explorer but not with Sync Toy. Sync Toy seems great, though. – Nick Dandoulakis Aug 24 '09 at 10:47
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If you connect your device using mass storage connection, which can be found in settings/connections/usb to pc .... then sync toy can map any of your folder location on storage card and sync files....tested on HTC touch2 phones.

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Not sure how that mobile device works, but if it is just a regular memory card like SD or CompactFlash, you could maybe try to use Robocopy and auto-run or something? Create a command that does the sync you need, put it in a batch file and put it on the card. Then create an auto-run file that starts the batch file whenever the memory card is connected to the computer.

If the Pidion can run robocopy and access a shared network folder on your desktop, you could also maybe just create a batch file that does the sync directly.

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If you connect your mobile device your storage card is assigned a Drive letter

You can then set up either Sync Toy as Wil suggested, but I think SyncBack is a little better (as in more advanced settings without getting in the way).

Follow this guide to set it up if you want it to sync both ways

  • Unfortunately, that storage card doesn't get a drive letter. – Nick Dandoulakis Aug 24 '09 at 10:49
  • Are you able to find it with Explorer? – Ivo Flipse Aug 24 '09 at 11:10
  • I can open it with windows file explorer. – Nick Dandoulakis Aug 24 '09 at 11:23
  • I can access the device (it's on the drives tree) as "Mobile Device". – Nick Dandoulakis Aug 24 '09 at 11:25
  • It must have an address, SyncBack can also locate network drives, perhaps it can be recognized as such? – Ivo Flipse Aug 24 '09 at 11:33

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