Software for SL-5500(G)
Most applications offered for SL-5500(G) can be run on SL-C series Zauris without
The SL-C series recognises these, switches the display to portrait and doubles the
output pixels. The application will then be shown optimally, because the SL-C series
uses 4 times the resolution of the old device (640x480 instead of 320x240).
Applications which require keyboard input might be better displayed without that switch.
Therefore, tip the application's icon with the stylus a little longer and uncheck the option
"Display with magnified screen".
Software installation (Windows)
Put the Zaurus CD in your CD Rom drive. In case the Zaurus-CD tries to autostart when it
is put into the drive, please interrupt that at once. Apart from the fact, that your Windows
probably cannot display Japanese characters correctly, the installation of the offered
software there is not necessarily needed.
The USB driver must be installed in the device manager, so that Windows is able to
recognise the Zaurus.
It can be found on the CD in the directory <drive>:\USBdrivers\Network.
There should be a new network adapter "SL Series Ver3 (NDIS 5)" in the network
configuration after successful installation.
The Zaurus runs a Samba server for communication purposes which answers at
192.168.128.201. Thus, files can be easily exchanged with the Zaurus via the
Use the current release of IntelliSync to synchronise with the Windows PC.
It is important to use the English version (currently "Zaurus Manager 3.1") which was
"5500v31u.zip". The file contains the whole Update CD, adding up to 44 MB. The
download of IntelliSync on
which is incompatible to the SL-C series.
Only the directory "PCSOFT" is needed from the downloaded file, in which the setup can
be called directly. This will install IntelliSync which features the possibility to synchronise