This software is used to synchronise and connect devices with Windows Mobile/ Windows CE (PDAs, GPS, mobile phones, etc.…) through USB ports, Bluetooth or infrared.
ActiveSync can only be downloaded onto computers that have an operating system earlier than XP. If the user has Vista o el Windows 7 installed, the software comes installed in the operating system.
This software can be downloaded for free from the Microsoft website:
The download version is 4.5 in various languages.
The compatible operating systems are:
Windows Server 2003; Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1; Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2; Windows XP; Windows XP 64-bit; Windows XP Embedded; Windows XP Embedded Service Pack 1; Windows XP Embedded Service Pack 2 ; Windows XP for Itanium-based Systems Version 2003; Windows XP Home Edition ; Windows XP Media Center Edition; Windows XP Professional 64-Bit Edition (Itanium) ; Windows XP Professional 64-Bit Edition (Itanium) 2003; Windows XP Professional Edition ; Windows XP Professional x64 Edition ; Windows XP Service Pack 1; Windows XP Service Pack 2; Windows XP Starter Edition; Windows XP Tablet PC Edition.
It must be noted that the ActiveSync installation is compatible with all Tom Tom models.
Once downloaded, the file can be executed.
To install the GPS device, take the following steps:
The first time you connect the device, it will be detected by the operating system, and ActiveSync will display the following:
It is necessary, therefore, to do a sync, both for a GPS and for a mobile device.