>> I noticed last night one of my users' systems was incredibly sluggish ...
>> upon closer examination I discovered that HotSync is causing 100% CPU
>> Utilization while running. When I close HotSync the system returns to
>This is probably due to a faulty HotSync cradle (new IIIe, IIIxe, or IIIc) with
>a "loopback" problem. This can be fixed by getting a new cradle from Palm or
>making a small 9-pin dongle that disconnects the RI pin.
>See http://www.seas.gwu.edu/~jrcutler/palm/badcradle.txt for my original message
>on the subject.
Besides eliminating the battery drain when sitting in the cradle,
my NoDrain(tm) adapter also isolates the RI pin, eliminating this
problem too. Take a look at www.syncablesolutions.com
Of course, if your cradle is still under warranty, you probably ought
to get a replacement from Palm.
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