__/ [Joe Blow] on Saturday 03 September 2005 11:34 \__
> "Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> __/ [Joe Blow] on Saturday 03 September 2005 01:21 \__
>>> You know - I've been with this group along time but I'm not sure if I
>>> should bottom post or top post?
>>> Anyhow ... I also have had no luck installing 4.2. In taking the advise
>>> below about uninstalling the old palm desktop first -> the supposedly
>>> new desktop says V4.1.4 on the 'About' screen. Is this a bug and this is
>>> in fact the new version ... ?? The task list (in the desktop only) shows
>>> repeating tasks so probably is 4.2. ...?
>>> When I do a hotsync it seems to go into a loop(or loops). I have to
>>> break the connection after a long while, terminate the task on the PC
>>> and reset the T5 (flashed up with the latest patch I might add).
>> As regards your question, the About section may indicate nothing but a
>> fluke. I assume that you downloaded the software from Palm's Web site.
>> There is usually a variable that contains the version number and is
>> echoes when the About section gets invoked. The develops must have
>> forgotten to modify that value. Negligence *smile*.
>> "Loop" or "loops" are essentially the same. Pluralising it is like
>> putting dry clothes in the tumble drier. I experience the same problem on
>> and I use a Tungsten T. Does the HotSync window pop-up? If so, does it
>> hang? Does it act as if it's reluctant to ever come up and subsequently
>> requires a reset for HotSync to ever complete?
> The hotsync window popped up and it didn't hang in the sense that the
> Windows task manager picked up. It just seemed to be in a loop (both the
> palm device AND the PC hence my nasty plural). Again, I had to reset the
> palm because it wouldn't cancel and use the Windows task manager to
> terminate the hotsync.
> I've got a somewhat functional system now after uninstalling all my palm
> apps (including the Palm desktop) using 'add/remove programs' in Windows.
> And then using the downloaded Palm upgrade file. It found my old palm
> client data though so I probably should have gone through the deleted the
> palm files manually after uninstalling everything. I suppose my registry
> has old settings too.
> Anyway, I'm somewhat funtional and even bottom posting now!!!
> Thanks for your thoughts.
Glad to hear it all worked out fine at the end! *smile*
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