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MobileLog FAQ (version 1.x)
Q0) How do I install / configure MobileLog for PPC2003 PDAs?
A0) See this link.
Q1) I have an XScale processor. Which version do
A1) Most current models of Pocket PCs come with
an ARM processor. The XSCALE chip is compatible with the ARM architecture. To
check which processor your device uses you can find it listed on the About
and using it without issue for some time, I see an error message:
I've registered the product, have installed the registration key - yet the program crashes when I try to add a QSO with this message. What gives?
A2) This problem occurs on a few PDAs when the
app cannot properly determine the current date based on a reading from Windows
CE - in order to verify the 15 day trial period. A patch was released to cure
this problem. To install this patch:
Registerered users should no longer encounter this bug once the patch is installed.
Q3) "When I try to run MobileLog, a message appears indicating that there is no application associated with MobileLog. What can I do?"
A3) This problem occurs when MobileLog's underlying system files are missing or corrupt. Frequently this can occur when two applications are installed which both use the same system files (hidden-dlls and exe files), then one of these apps is uninstalled. It's not really a fault of either application, rather Microsoft's architecture for WinCE.
Two workarounds exist for this problem:
Q4) "I'm having installation problems. MobileLog doesn't seem to want to install. What can I do?"
A4) Incompatibilities between various versions of ActiveSync, my development tools, Windows and your PDA can lead to this. One such case of this leads to an error message like this:
"Failed to copy file from C:\PROGRAM FILES\MOBILELOG\mobilelog.arm1100(4k)v3.00.cab to C:\program files\mobilelog.arm 1100(4k)v3.00.cab"
The workaround is not too difficult. Just tell the PC installer to install MobileLog in some local directory (for example: c:\hamtools). A CAB file for your PDA will be placed in that directory. Copy this file (using the ActiveSync explorer) to your PDA. On your PDA, run the CAB file to install.
In case the PC installer is so confused that it won't even install the file on your PC, contact me for information on acquiring a working CAB file.
Q5) Is there a version of MobileLog for the Palm Pilot?
Q6) Is there a version of MobileLog for WinCE 2.11 or older devices?
A6) Not at this time.
Q7) Is there a version of MobileLog for HPC format devices?
A7) Not at this time. Let me know if you are interested in such a beast. I've had a few queries on this.
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