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Q: Palm PDA<->Outlook sync software that DOES NOT REQUIRE admin privileges

Hello all,

I've been looking for some time for a $subject but I can't find anything so far This f... sucker of PalmDesktop REQUIRES to run as an admin in order to do anything, with all the security problems that this implies... So, do I have a solution other than changing the ACLs on all of the PalmDesktop directory, ie a correctly written piece of software that can do the same things as PalmDesktop, but as a user? Relevancy 100% Preferred Solution: Palm PDA<->Outlook sync software that DOES NOT REQUIRE admin privileges I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success. I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc. You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/directdownload.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.) A: Palm PDA<->Outlook sync software that DOES NOT REQUIRE admin privileges I have found that you only have to install it under Admin , mine all run fine After I revert the user back to normal. eg. I add my wife " User Limitied " to the Admin group . Install the software logged on her account . Hotsync. then Remove her from Admin . It's a small pain , but it works. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/palm-pda-outlook-sync-software-that-does-not-require-admin-privileges.45675/ Relevancy 141.67% Hello all, I've been looking for some time for a$subject but I can't find anything so far

This f... sucker of PalmDesktop REQUIRES to run as an admin in order to do anything, with all the security problems that this implies... So, do I have a solution other than changing the ACLs on all of the PalmDesktop directory, ie a correctly written piece of software that can do the same things as PalmDesktop, but as a user?

A:Palm PDA<->Outlook sync software that DOES NOT REQUIRE admin privileges

I have found that you only have to install it under Admin , mine all run fine After I revert the user back to normal.
eg. I add my wife " User Limitied " to the Admin group . Install the software logged on her account . Hotsync. then Remove her from Admin .
It's a small pain , but it works.

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Is there a simple fix to get it going, or does anyone have a suggestion for a better freeware software to do this?

I don't want to buy anything because I'm probably going to switch from my plam/phone combo to a smartphone soon, and I'm guessing the software will be different.

Karen

A:Which software to use to sync email to my palm?

Hiya

Have you tried all of this:

http://eudora.com/techsupport/kb/2216hq.html

and if that doesn't help, right at the bottom are some other links. If you get any error's or it just stops at a certain point, can you tell us what and where?

Also, and not sure if it will matter, but what is the version of palm you're using?

Regards

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A:How to Sync Palm to Outlook

Hi there.

Outlook?
Palm software?
Synching software?
What DOES happen when you synch?
What settings did you choose for synching?

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A:Sync Palm with Outlook 2010

You can try the newest version of palm desktop, it might not work though.

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In my version of the Palm Desktop (4.0.1) you can do the following:
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1.       Right-click the file or folder, click Properties, and then click the Security tab.
2.       Click Advanced, and then click the Owner tab.
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·         To change the owner to a user or group that is not listed, click Other users and groups and, inEnter the object name to select (examples), type the name of the user or group, and then click OK.
·         To change the owner to a user or group that is listed, in the Change owner to box, click the new owner.
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5.       Click OK, and then click Yes when you receive the following message:
You do not have permission to read the contents of directory folder name. Do you want to replace the directory permissions with permissions granting you Full Control?
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Hi

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Cheers

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It fails on this function:

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any suggestions?

Hello and welcome to the forum,

What DLL and what is the program your trying to inject the DLL to?

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Not a smart guy... that roommate of yours!

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In step 7 do:

Code:
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Batch command runas with a standard trick
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Quote: Originally Posted by Cee

Hi,

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