Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 33.88 Mb
Operating System: Windows NT, XP, 2000, and 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 8.18.7 / 2003
The Pocket PC USB drivers help users to synchronize the PCs or notebooks with other mobile devices such as PDAs and cell phones. After synchronization, the user can transfer information, files and settings from the PC to the mobile device. The drivers allow the synchronization between different applications used on Windows platform. Depending on the windows operating system that one is using, the synchronizations settings can be managed differently. Under Windows Vista for example, the synchronization settings are managed from the mobile-device center, on PCs running on XP, the synchronization settings are managed via the Microsoft ActiveSync. When installing the pocketPC USB Sync drivers on vista, the user has to establish the version of windows Vista in use. For XP and latter versions the active 4.5 key updates comes with a troubleshooter tool, which scans the computer and the phone to establish problems and identify corrective actions.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The pocket Pc USB sync comes with a USB cable that connects the PC to the pocket PC device through the USB. The cable enables the user to transfer data easily. The cable also eliminates the need to use a docking cradle. The cable is ideal for traveling especially because if its light weight, which makes it very portable. The drivers can be provided by the manufacturer of the Pocket PC device or the user can access the same from the manufacturer's website. Once the pocket PC is connected via the USB cable to the PC, they system will automatically sense a new hardware and hence launch the ‚Äònew hardware' installation wizard. The installation of the drivers is simple since the installation process is a systematic process that prompts the user when the next step is due. The user can also launch the process manually from the device manager It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and PocketPC USB Sync errors before installing any driver updates.