__/ [ Scooterflex ] on Wednesday 22 February 2006 04:25 \__
> <bfgr@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> I've just installed my new TX.
>> No problems synch'ing with the data of my old 505: Installed the TX
>> Palm Desktop application over the old one. Then synchronized.
>> Everything Ok.
>> What concerns me now is my objective of keeping my old machine alive.
>> (at least the PIM data)
>> Question: Can I just synchronize ? Wouldn't that mess up things on the
>> TX side ? Or both...?
It shouldn't, but keep backups of your PIM data files. Also make sure you use
the same user profile with both devices and synchronise both frequently
enough to avoid collions.
>> BTW: are the .dat files the same/compatible ?
They should be, but your older model will get confused by newer 'notions'
like categories in DateBook. Be very careful and double-check the validity
and integrity of your data as you go along.
>> PS: In both palms I have the same user name
> How did you sync the TX? Did you give the TX a different Hotsync ID? If
> not, I'm guessing that would have been the proper way to go. If you did
> give the TX a different Hotsync ID then it should not be a problem as both
> machines will sync independently.
I think the OP did the correct thing, but I am very worried that some data
may get corrupted or inconsistent. OP: make sure you back up your data
(progressively) so that you can 'fall back' and revert to older state, shall
it be needed.
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