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#1000 - What is the Handspring Visor?
#1001 - What is the Springboard slot?
#1002 - Can I use Palm serial port accessories with the Visor?
#1003 - What is the difference between Palm serial accessories and Springboard accessories?
#1004 - I heard that the Springboard is really a PCMCIA slot. Can I plug in the PCMCIA accessories from my laptop?
#1005 - What about this new TRGpro PDA? Doesn't it have an extra expansion port, too?
#1006 - Does the Visor have FlashROM?
#1007 - I use FlashPro on my Palm V to increase available memory. Will it work with the Visor?
#1008 - What about this 8 MB Flash Module? Can I upgrade the OS using that?
#1009 - How fast is the Visor and Visor Deluxe?
#1010 - How much RAM memory does the Visor models have?
#1011 - WinCE devices all seem to have so much more memory than Palm devices. Why?
#1012 - Does the Visor have a microphone?
#1013 - What is the built-in software?
#1014 - What the big deal about USB?
#1015 - Where can I buy Visor models, Springboard modules and accessories?
#1016 - What is a soft, warm, and hard reset?
#1017 - My Visor won't turn on. What do I do?
#1018 - Windows does not let me synchronize
#1019 - I run WinNT, Win95, and can't sync with USB. What do I do?
#1020 - What about synching under Linux?
#1021 - I used to be able to HotSync and now it doesn't work
#1022 - In Outlook, I can only get email synching. What about the rest of that stuff?
#1023 - How do I sync multiple users on the same PC using Outlook.
#1024 - I want to sync multiple users on the same PC, some with the Palm Desktop and some with Outlook
#1025 - Outlook synching is incomplete. Subfolders don't synch
#1026 - My Handspring Visor CD arrived cracked. Where can I find the software?
#1027 - Is everything backed up when I HotSync?
#1028 - Can I sync one Visor to two computers?
#1029 - I can't beam from my date book to another Palm/Visor.
#1030 - Are there any Easter eggs unique to the Visor?
#1031 - Will the Palm OS Emulator software work on the Visor?
#1032 - What's a good place for software?
#1033 - My 8 Mb Flash Module causes fatal errors with my Visor
#1034 - Is faulty memory causing my Visor to crash?
#1035 - My screen scratches easily. What can I do to protect it?
#1036 - Can I upgrade the memory of a Visor or Visor Solo?
#1037 - Can I upgrade the memory of a Visor Deluxe/Platinum/Prism?
#1038 - My batteries don't last very long
#1039 - My Visor has been telling me to replace the batteries and I didn't. Now it won't turn on!
#1040 - Can I use rechargeables?
#1041 - What happens to the data when I remove the batteries?
#1042 - The backlight really is poor.
#1043 - When I'm down scrolling I keep activating the calculator.
#1044 - There are some funny LCD streaks on my Visor screen. Is it broken?
#1045 - How can I move my data from my current device to a new Visor?
#1046 - Can I use the same cradle from my current Palm device?
#1047 - What additional does Palm OS 3.5.2H include?
#1048 - What applications will benefit from the faster processor in Visor Platinum and Prism?
#1049 - Can I synchronize Visor Platinum using a Visor or Visor Deluxe cradle?
#1050 - How long does it take to recharge the battery on Visor Prism?
#1051 - Can I use a Visor Prism with an existing Visor cradle?
#1052 - Is it possible to use a standard PC USB keyboard with the visor?
#1053 - Which rechargable is better: Alkaline or NiMH?
#1054 - Fatal error messages: Memory MgrNew.c,Line:4128 Invalid handle
#1055 - Humming or low buzzing noise when using the backlit screen
#1056 - At what level should batteries be changed?
#1057 - Where is the Visor made?
#1058 - What are the dimensions of the Visor packaging
#1059 - Visor and X-Ray machines - any danger?
#1060 - Total available memory 7936k, not 8MB?
#1061 - Problems with writing Graffiti on my Visor Prism
#1062 - What's the infrared range on the Visor?
#1063 - Does the infrared on Visor work with 3Com devices?
#1064 - How do I adjust the contrast on my Visor, Visor Deluxe, or Visor Platinum?
#1065 - How do I adjust the brightness on my Visor Prism?
#1066 - Can I sync using the IR port?
#1067 - I have several third-party applications which display the Euro symbol in odd places. What's going on?
#1068 - The To Do List items on my Visor handheld are unreadable
#1069 - What is that green LED on the bottom right of Visor Prism?
#1070 - What are the differences between the 8MB Flash Module and the Backup Module?
#1071 - Radio frequency interference issues
#1072 - Visor/Visor Deluxe and OmniSky
#1073 - Will Glenayre sell a standalone @ctiveLink module?
#1074 - Why is Glenayre bundling the @ctiveLink Wireless Messaging Springboard module with a Visor Deluxe handheld?
#1075 - Prism Power Supply 220 V compatible?
#1076 - What is a PQA?
#1077 - Can't get the .8 Shortcut to work with the Visor
#1078 - How can I import CSV adress info into the Visor?
#1079 - What should I look for to determine if my computer has a USB port?
#1080 - Keep tapping the "calculator" icon by mistake when trying to scroll
#1081 - How can I beam hacks?
#1082 - Turn auto-off off
#1083 - Can You Beam With DateBook+?
#1084 - How to re-assign the four main visor buttons
#1085 - Time is correct, but wrong timezone in CityTime
#1086 - Can not select "On option" in the beaming pop-up in the Prefs app
#1087 - IR Sync with iMac
#1088 - Screen does not read position of pen accurately
#1089 - Connect using MSN
#1090 - Change the order of 3rd party Hotsync conduits
#1091 - What is HsExtentions 3.5?
#1092 - Cannot get the Prism to stay off when it is charging
#1093 - Where can I find a list of announced and available Springboard modules?
#1094 - Does Visor Prism work with the Stowaway keyboard?
#1095 - Tips for Module errors
#1096 - The paint on my Prism is coming off, What do I do?
#1097 - Can I adjust the Contrast on the Visor Prism?
#1098 - How do I know how much available memory I have left on my Visor?
#1099 - How do I use the 'dot' shortcuts?
#1100 - How do I know how much memory I have left on a springboard?
#1101 - How is the Visor Edge different from the other Visor models?
#1102 - Visor model abbreviations
#1103 - Does the Visor Stowaway keyboard work with the Visor Edge?
#1104 - Do the Handspring PDAs work with Mac OS X?
#1105 - I've dropped my Visor and broken the screen. Can I repair it?
#1106 - I need a serial number to download software or to get my rebate. Where is the serial number?
#1107 - I used to be able to sync with Windows via USB, but now cannot anymore. What should I do?
#1108 - How do I connect my Visor modem to Earthlink?
#1109 - How do I change the home city in the CityTime application?

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