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paulfiction Page Icon Posted 2021-07-21 9:21 AM
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Hi I have an compaq with windows ce 1.0 I have cabs and exe software but I havent dock where can I get a wire or cable to sync
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stingraze Page Icon Posted 2021-07-21 11:29 AM
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Does your Compaq have a Compact Flash card?

If it does, you can transfer files to your Compaq via that.
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paulfiction Page Icon Posted 2021-07-21 12:13 PM
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Yes I have cf card, but I cant read cab or exe files without sync...
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stingraze Page Icon Posted 2021-07-22 2:58 AM
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I don't quite get what you're trying to do, but if it's syncing you want, just get the sync cable. It might be rare, but try ebay.

If you only want to read .exe, just copy and paste the file to your Compact Flash card (Make sure it's FAT 16) then put the Compact Flash card into your Handheld PC. ( https://www.hpcfactor.com/support/cesd/h/0044.asp )

Open File Explorer in your Handheld PC, and select the Compact Flash card (It should be Memory Card or similar). Then run the .exe from there.

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C:Amie Page Icon Posted 2021-07-22 7:54 AM
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If you have cab files, I am afraid to report that they are for CE 2.0 or above. CE 1 doesn't support cab installers.

Please check compatibility carefully in the SCL.

Your best bet to get sync working would be a fairly inexpensive infrared adapter hooked up to your legacy PC or VM.
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paulfiction Page Icon Posted 2021-07-22 12:01 PM
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Where can I find the infrared adaptar?thanks
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Jake Page Icon Posted 2021-07-22 3:59 PM
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They've become more and more difficult to find. Ebay is prolly best bet; I never see new ones on Amazon, etc.

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C:Amie Page Icon Posted 2021-07-23 9:03 AM
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Like Jake says, try eBay . There isn't much demand for them these days, but it's more likely you'll find an IrDA adapter rather than the serial cable..
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