Windows Mobile Device Center (WMDC) is truly pathetic. After beating on it for weeks I have come to the conclusion they have done nothing but dress up the already miserable ActiveSync. Let me just rant about the useless and frustrating error messages. Those of you who have seen 0x8000E0DF know exactly what I’m talking about. Now I just made up that code but what is the difference? The “legit” codes tell you about as much of what is wrong as a made up one. When you Google that code in desperation to find an answer what you get is “recheck your connection” or some other silly diagnosis. Totally useless. Well fear not, WMDC has taken this to a new level:
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Jerry Raia is a full time Airline Captain when he is not playing with all the latest gadgets he can get his hands on. He is also a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI-AIM). His primary interests are with Smartphones and more recently, Photography. He was a Unix programmer in the 1980s and wrote assembly for HP proprietary handhelds like the HP71B. His interest in handheld devices led to being a beta tester for Windows CE (Pegasus), the first incarnation of the Windows Mobile operating system. He is also a Contributing Editor on Smartphone Thoughts. Jerry’s interest in handheld computing goes all the way back to the HP25 calculator that came out in the mid 1970s and was one of the first programmable calculators.
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