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IPAQ pocket PC help required (1 Viewer)

POP

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Can anyone tell me if I need a special memory card to store for example a word document and how do i get the Pocket PC to read the card? I have put onto a compactflash sandisk card an article on bins,but there appears no way the pocket PC will read it,should I be using a special card.
Any help would be most appreciated.
POP
 
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John Fleet

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POP said:
Can anyone tell me if I need a special memory card to store for example a word document and how do i get the Pocket PC to read the card? I have put onto a compactflash sandisk card an article on bins,but there appears no way the pocket PC will read it,should I be using a special card.
Any help would be most appreciated.
POP

POP
How do you know that it won't read it? You will have to navigate to the card to see the contents of it. Unfortunately my machine died last week and I'm waiting a replacement, so I can't talk you through, but doubtless others can/will, but in principle there shouldn't be a problems with Windows Pocket PC reading any proprietry CF card. Have you checked on your desktop PC that the file has been correctly written to the card - i.e can your desktop machine see it as a Word doc and open it? If it can then so should your iPaq...

John
 

Andrew Rowlands

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Hi POP,

Does the IPAQ recognise the card? If you check the specifications for it, you may find there are limits for the size of CF card you can use.

You may need to convert the document type to something that is compatible with the software on the IPAQ.

Andy.
 

PWG

Well-known member
If it is a word document then you will need to convert it. When a document is transferred using activsync it is converted automatically to a recognisable format.
 

POP

Registered User
Thank you all for your comments and help.John the card which i put into Fdrive off of the card reader opens the document and reads it ok.But when I put the card in the Ipaq nothing.

POP
 

POP

Registered User
Have found out how to read card.My thanks to Jaeger who pointed me in the direction of the Ipaq site.The sequence in case anyone is interested is as follows.
1.insert card.
2.Open Ipaq file explorer.
3.My device.
4. Storage card. and then read files etc.
Again many thanks everyone for your helpful comments.Next step how to get it onto the net and read the bird guide news out in the field.

POP
 

FrAnKeH

New member
THANK YOU!
thank you so much this solved my problem,
Im so glad forums are around.
it was a realy anoying problem :)

FrAnKeH
 
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