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Besides a Pocket PC or Pocket PC 2002 and a desktop computer, Pocket Tablet requires the latest release (version 3.5) of Microsoft ActiveSync. If you don't have it you can download it for free from here. In order to use Pocket Tablet, a connection needs to be established between the Pocket PC and the desktop PC. This can be established using any of the communications supported by ActiveSync including serial, USB, network and even Infrared.
Pocket Tablet installation uses the Microsoft Windows Installer. This is available by default on Windows ME, Windows 2000 and Windows XP. If you are using Windows 95, Windows 98 or Windows NT 4.0 the Microsoft Windows Installer needs to be installed on your system. The small install of Pocket Tablet only contains the Pocket Tablet installation files while the large install contains both the Pocket Tablet installation and the required Microsoft Windows Installer.
You receive a registration key when you purchase Pocket Tablet. You can The Store link at the top of this page will take you to the secure online order page.
For communicating information, Pocket Tablet establishes and TCP/IP connection between the Pocket PC and the desktop PC. This connection can also be established using a wireless network card if the Pocket PC and the desktop PC have been connected as least once using ActiveSync after installation of Pocket Tablet. This initial communications identifies the IP address of the desktop PC for Pocket Tablet and is stored on the Pocket PC. Subsequent sessions do not require an ActiveSync connection to use Pocket Tablet when using a network card.
Pocket Tablet runs with full functionality for five minutes after you start using it. Once this five minute period has expired, Pocket Tablet ceases functioning and will remind the user to register. If you need further time to evaluate Pocket Tablet, exit the program and restart if from the menu on the desktop PC.
Pocket Tablet is in cursor movement by default. It can enter drawing mode by:
1. Pressing the Action button before clicking and dragging the mouse.
2. Using the Tap and Hold stylus gesture.
3. Double tapping and holding the stylus on the screen.
Pocket Tablet uses audio feedback to indicate connection and disconnection between the Pocket PC and the desktop PC. It also uses sound to indicate the switch to drawing mode. These sounds can be disabled using the menu by right clicking on the Pocket Tablet icon on the desktop PC. You can also change the sounds to whatever you like by using the Sounds applet in the Control Panel.
Absolutely! Pocket Tablet works either as a great complement to your mouse or can completely replace it. Whichever is most comfortable for you the user.
Not at all! Pocket Tablet runs transparently and completely harmoniously with ActiveSync and the synchronization of your Pocket PC is not altered in any way. Not even in continuous synchronization mode! Pocket Tablet does not require any changes to your Pocket PC's configuration or to your system's registry settings, communication or databases.