How Do I ... Install Multiple Copies of Palm Desktop on the Same Computer



If you plan on synchronizing two different handhelds to the same PC, make sure to only install a single copy of Palm Desktop to one location on your hard drive. Do not install multiple copies to different locations.

Multiple handhelds can synchronize to this single version on Palm Desktop. The different handhelds use different user names to distinguish themselves.

To view the different users in Palm Desktop:

On the PC:

  1. Open Palm Desktop and locate the drop down menu in the upper right corner of the screen titled "User."
  2. Click the down arrow and select "edit users" from the list.
  3. You can now view, add, edit and remove users from Palm Desktop.

On the Mac:

  1. Launch the Palm Desktop and select HotSync® from the menu bar.
  2. Locate the "user" field in the top right corner of the Palm Desktop tool bar.
  3. Click the down arrow next to the current user name and select "Edit Users."
  4. You can now view, add, edit and remove users from Palm Desktop.


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