ActiveSync 4.5 Beta 2 supports synchronization with a desktop or tablet PC via USB cable, Bluetooth, or infrared connection. New features and changes in ActiveSync 4.5 Beta 2 help improve issues related to setup, partnerships, and connectivity with the PC and Microsoft Exchange. In addition, it includes a troubleshooter utility that scans your computer and device to identify problems and offers information and corrective actions to solve them.
- Faster file transfer speed and photo sync via Microsoft Outlook is now available for Windows Mobile 5.0 powered devices.
- Customers using Microsoft Exchange 2003 Service Pack 2 with devices running the Messaging and Security Feature Pack for Windows Mobile 5.0 will benefit from the following feature enhancements included in ActiveSync 4.5: Direct Push Technology, local device wipe, and certificate powered authentication to Microsoft Exchange.
- Microsoft Office Outlook 2000 is not supported by ActiveSync 4.5 Beta 2. If a customer wishes to take full advantage of ActiveSync 4.5 Beta 2, then it is recommended that users upgrade to Microsoft Outlook 2003.
- Conversion of database files for use on a mobile device is not supported by ActiveSync 4.5 Beta 2. On previous versions, this feature was limited to devices running Windows Mobile software for Pocket PC 2003 and earlier.
- Conversion of font files for use on a mobile device is not supported by ActiveSync 4.5 Beta 2. On previous versions, this feature was limited to devices running Windows Mobile software for Pocket PC 2003 and earlier.
To run Microsoft ActiveSync 4.5 Beta 2, you will need Microsoft Windows XP, 2000 or 2003, with mobile device on Windows Mobile 5.0, Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition, Windows Mobile 2003, Pocket PC 2002, Windows CE OS version 3.0 or Smartphone 2002. Only Microsoft Outlook XP or 2003 is supported.
Microsoft ActiveSync 4.5 Beta 2 with Read Me file (resources no longer available). More information at ActiveSync 4.5 Beta 2 official homepage (Windows Mobile is defunct replacing by Windows Phone).