NEC MOBILEPRO 750C - VERSION 1999 User Manual

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Welcome
Congratulations on upgrading your NEC MobilePro™ 750C
Professional PC Companion powered by the Microsoft
Windows CE, Handheld PC Professional software. The size
and capabilities of this device let you keep your most
important business and personal information up-to-date and
close at hand. Windows CE Services with ActiveSync™
increases the power of your device by letting you synchronize
the information on your host PC with your device.

Using This Guide

The NEC MobilePro 750C Companion Guide gives you the
information you need to upgrade and maximize the use of
your NEC MobilePro 750C. Read this guide to familiarize
yourself with the upgrade procedure and some of the new
features and functions of Windows CE, Handheld PC
Professional software. For specific information, see the
following.
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Chapter 1, "Upgrading Your MobilePro 750C," provides
all the information you need to upgrade and synchronize
MobilePro 750C.
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Chapter 2, "Introducing Windows CE, Handheld PC
Professional Software," introduces some of the new
features of the operating system.
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Chapter 3, "Setting Up a Remote Connection," describes
how to configure service connections for an internet
service provider, a remote access service, and how to
configure email for each new service connection.
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Chapter 4, "Microsoft Windows CE Services," provides
additional information about Windows CE Services.
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  • Page 1: Using This Guide

    PC with your device. Using This Guide The NEC MobilePro 750C Companion Guide gives you the information you need to upgrade and maximize the use of your NEC MobilePro 750C. Read this guide to familiarize...
  • Page 2: Text Conventions

    Text Conventions To make this guide as easy to use as possible, text is set up as follows. Warnings, cautions, and notes have the following format: WARNING Warnings alert you to situations that could result in serious personal injury or loss of life. ! CAUTION Cautions indicate situations that can damage the system hardware or software.
  • Page 3: Getting Help

    Getting Help The following table provides a comprehensive list of where you can get help on your MobilePro 750C, the software, connections, accessories, and support. Help Resources Item Resource MobilePro Operation MobilePro 750C User's Guide MobilePro Online Help (Help icon on the MobilePro 750C desktop after installed from the diskette provided with your upgrade kit.) Windows CE...
  • Page 4: Online Help

    For U.S. and Canada only. If you purchased and are using this computer outside the U.S. and Canada, then a local service may apply. Contact a local NEC CSD dealer in your country. World Wide Web address subject to change.
  • Page 5 MobilePro Online Help — After using the diskette that ships with your upgrade kit to install the online help file, simply double tap the MobilePro Online Help icon on your MobilePro desktop. Using This Guide ix...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents Welcome 1 Upgrading Your NEC MobilePro 750C Upgrading Your MobilePro.............. 1-2 Assumptions ................1-2 Windows CE Software ............. 1-3 Replacing the ROM Module............. 1-3 Running the Welcome Wizard..........1-6 Installing Windows CE Services ............1-7 Windows NT Host Systems............1-7 Deleting Your Original Profile Name........
  • Page 7 3 Setting Up a Remote Connection Preparing for Connection Setup............3-2 Connecting the Internal Modem ............3-3 Connecting to an Internet Service Provider ........3-4 Configuring a Remote Access Server ..........3-5 Sending and Receiving Email............3-6 Activating a Connection ..............3-8 4 Microsoft Windows CE Services Installing Windows CE Services and Setting Up a Partnership4-2 Synchronizing Files and File Conversion .........4-3 Remote Synchronization ............4-5...
  • Page 8 Index Backing up and restoring data, Remote synchronization, 4-5 Replacing the ROM module, 1-3 Restoring your original data files, 1-10 Connecting Running the Welcome Wizard, activate a connection, 3-8 internet service provider (ISP), modem, 3-3 Sending and receiving email, 3-6 preparation, 3-2 Setting up a remote connection, remote access server (RAS),...
  • Page 9: Upgrading Your Nec Mobilepro 750C

    Upgrading Your NEC MobilePro 750C Upgrading Your MobilePro Installing Windows CE Services Restoring Your Original Data Files Setting Up a Remote Connection...
  • Page 10: Upgrading Your Mobilepro

    Upgrading Your MobilePro Congratulations on upgrading your NEC MobilePro 750C. When you upgrade the MobilePro you replace the currently installed ROM module with the new ROM module containing ® the Microsoft Windows CE, Handheld PC Professional software. This chapter provides information and instructions for upgrading your NEC MobilePro 750C.
  • Page 11: Windows Ce Software

    MobilePro Online Help (Use the installation disk that ships with your upgrade kit to install the online help.) Replacing the ROM Module To upgrade your NEC MobilePro 750C, remove the original ROM module and replace it with the upgrade module that ships with your upgrade kit.
  • Page 12 The settings to document may include some or all of the following: dial-up telephone numbers TCP/IP settings port settings user names and passwords POP3 Host settings SMTP Host settings 4. Power off the MobilePro. 1-4 Upgrading Your NEC MobilePro 750C...
  • Page 13 NEC MobilePro 750C User’s Guide for details. 7. Use the screwdriver that ships with your upgrade kit to remove the screw that secures the ROM bay cover. Remove the cover from the bottom of the NEC MobilePro. Note: Contrary to the information on the...
  • Page 14: Running The Welcome Wizard

    10. Replace the ROM cover and secure it with the screw. 11. Replace the main battery and the backup battery. See the NEC MobilePro 750C User’s Guide for details. Running the Welcome Wizard When you power on the MobilePro, the Welcome Wizard appears.
  • Page 15: Installing Windows Ce Services

    MobilePro and the Windows CE, Handheld PC Professional software. The Microsoft Windows CE Services CD that ships with your NEC MobilePro 750C Upgrade Kit contains the Windows CE Services software designed for synchronization with Microsoft Office components. The following procedure assumes Microsoft Outlook 97 as the host PC synchronization component.
  • Page 16: Deleting Your Original Profile Name

    If auto insert is not enabled, tap Start, Run, browse for the CD-ROM drive, and run the setup.exe file. 2. Click the Upgrade icon in the Modify Current Installation Window to install Windows CE Services 2.2. 1-8 Upgrading Your NEC MobilePro 750C...
  • Page 17: Creating A Partnership

    3. Select your preference for synchronization between the MobilePro and your host PC. 4. Select Next and choose the items to synchronize. 5. Click Finish to complete the installation. Proceed to the next section to restore your original data files. Upgrading Your NEC MobilePro 750C 1-9...
  • Page 18: Restoring Your Original Data Files

    Restoring Your Original Data Files Once the upgrade and synchronization process is complete you must restore your original data files and applications to the NEC MobilePro. Follow these steps to restore your MobilePro files. 1. Reinstall your external applications using the Bonus...
  • Page 19: Windows Ce, Handheld Pc Professional Software

    Windows CE, Handheld PC Professional Software Windows CE Operating System Windows CE Services...
  • Page 20: Windows Ce Operating System

    What exactly does smallest mean? It means mobility and portability provided through a reduced code base. This code base is completely 32-bit; it is multithreaded, multitasking and runs on different processors such as the NEC VR4121 MIPS processor. Your MobilePro does not have a hard disk drive. The operating system and preloaded applications are deployed on a Read-Only Memory (ROM) module;...
  • Page 21: Selecting Objects

    To simulate the click of the right mouse button, hold down key while you tap or drag the object with the stylus. Finally, never use a metal object in place of the stylus. Metal objects may scratch the surface of the touch screen. Selecting Objects You can select objects in Windows CE by tapping the object(s) with the stylus.
  • Page 22: Windows Ce Desktop

    Windows CE Desktop Windows CE gives you the newest features offered by Microsoft for your NEC MobilePro and is very similar to Windows 95. Windows CE includes a desktop with built-in pocket applications, a taskbar for quick navigation, online networking functions, and more. Your Windows CE desktop provides the following icons.
  • Page 23: Pocket Applications

    Inbox — Allows you to send and receive email messages on your NEC MobilePro. Refer to Chapter 5, “Setting Up a Remote Connection,” for details about configuring your MobilePro to send and receive email. Calendar — Lets you schedule appointments, meetings, and other events and provides a variety of ways to display the stored information.
  • Page 24: Printing Features

    You can write complete, well-formatted reports, take detailed notes, and work on spreadsheet data as you travel. Microsoft provides a complete suite of applications ready for you to use. Microsoft Pocket Word — Provides many features of Microsoft Word including document formatting and spell- checking.
  • Page 25 5. Select other printing attributes as required. 6. Tap OK. Note: With the optional printer cable (MC- RC3E) connected to the serial port of your NEC MobilePro, you can print to a high-speed parallel printer. For information about MobilePro accessories, access the web site www.nec-now.com...
  • Page 26: Network Capabilities

    (CDPD) so you can have cable- or wireless-based network communications using an Ethernet LAN PC card. In addition, you can use CompactFlash type II Ethernet cards on your NEC MobilePro. Windows CE Services The Windows CE operating system and your MobilePro provide a powerful, portable extension to your host PC.
  • Page 27: Backing Up And Restoring Data

    Using Windows CE Services to Back Up Your Data The Windows CE Services backup feature creates a complete duplicate of all data stored on your NEC MobilePro. If you routinely connect to your host PC, this is the best method of data backup.
  • Page 28: Setting Up A Remote Connection

    Setting Up a Remote Connection Preparing for Connection Setup Connecting the Internal Modem Connecting to an Internet Service Provider (ISP) Configuring a Remote Access Server (RAS) Sending and Receiving Email Activating a Connection...
  • Page 29: Preparing For Connection Setup

    Before you set up a dial-up connection for an internet service provider (ISP) or remote access server (RAS), and the associated email properties, you need the following: a modem (your NEC MobilePro is equipped with an internal data/fax modem). an ISP or RAS account.
  • Page 30: Connecting The Internal Modem

    Connecting the Internal Modem Follow these steps to connect an RJ-11 telephone cable to the internal modem. 1. Locate the modem cover on the right side of the NEC MobilePro and open it. 2. Carefully plug the RJ-11 telephone cable into the modem connector.
  • Page 31: Connecting To An Internet Service Provider

    Connecting to an Internet Service Provider Once you have established an account with an ISP and gathered the necessary configuration information, you are ready to create a connection on your MobilePro for your ISP account. Follow these steps to create a new connection for your ISP account.
  • Page 32: Configuring A Remote Access Server

    Configuring a Remote Access Server Once you establish an account with your RAS and gather the necessary configuration information, you are ready to create a connection on your MobilePro for your RAS account. Follow these steps to create a new connection for your RAS account.
  • Page 33: Sending And Receiving Email

    Sending and Receiving Email Before configuring the necessary email service information you need some or all of the following settings: POP3 Host. Your user id. Your password, if required. SMTP host. Your email address. To send and receive email through your ISP or RAS account, you must configure the services properties through your Inbox.
  • Page 34 Domain (Windows NT). SMTP Host - ISP Host name. Return Address - Your email address. (If in a unix environment <your email address>). Enter RAS (Exchange server) information as follows: POP3 Host - Exchange server name. User ID - Domain\your user id\exchange alias.
  • Page 35: Activating A Connection

    Note: If you experience difficulty sending email, check your optional configuration settings. If you experience difficulty receiving email, check your required configuration settings. Activating a Connection Once you create a new connection for each desired service, activate the connection with that service to open communication and send or receive email.
  • Page 36: Microsoft Windows Ce Services

    Microsoft Windows CE Services Microsoft Windows CE Services with ActiveSync enables you to synchronize the information on your host PC with the information on your MobilePro. Synchronization is the process of comparing the data on your MobilePro with your host PC and updating both computers with the most recent information.
  • Page 37: Installing Windows Ce Services And Setting Up A Partnership4-2

    Copy (rather than synchronize) files between your MobilePro and your host PC. Installing Windows CE Services and Setting Up a Partnership 1. If you want to upgrade to Microsoft Outlook 98, install it prior to installing Windows CE Services. 2. Locate the serial cable that came with your MobilePro. Use this cable to connect your MobilePro to your host 3.
  • Page 38: Synchronizing Files And File Conversion

    Note: Regularly back up your device data on your host PC using Windows CE Services in case information on your device is ever corrupted or lost. Connect your device and then click Backup/Restore on the Tools menu in the Mobile Devices folder on your host PC.
  • Page 39 Note: On the MobilePro, the Synchronized Files folder is in the My Documents folder. On the host PC, the Synchronized Files folder is called device Synchronized Files, where device is the name of your device. If you are using Windows 98 or 95, the folder is located in the My Documents folder (c:\My Documents\ device Synchronized Files).
  • Page 40: Remote Synchronization

    Remote Synchronization You can synchronize with your host PC while away from the office by connecting to your network or directly to your computer via a modem attached to your computer. To synchronize remotely, the following conditions must be met: Establish a partnership between your device and host PC while at your host PC.
  • Page 41 If these conditions are met, you can synchronize with your host PC while away from the office in one of three ways: Create a dial-up connection using a RAS account. Before you can create this dial-up connection, your network administrator must set up a RAS account for you. Once connected to the network, your device detects your host PC and initiates synchronization.
  • Page 42: Creating A Dial-Up Connection To A Modem Attached To Your Host Pc

    Creating a Dial-up Connection to a Modem Attached to your Host PC. Note : If you are a Windows 95 user, install the Dial-Up Networking Upgrade 1.2 and create a user account if User Level Access is enabled in Dial-Up Networking. If you are a Windows 98 user, add a second dial-up adapter.
  • Page 43: Declaration Of Conformity

    NEC Computer Systems Division, A Division of Packard Bell NEC, Inc. DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY We, the Responsible Party NEC Computer Systems Division Packard Bell NEC, Inc. 1 Sacramento Way Sacramento, CA 95828-0903 (916) 388-0101 declare that the product NEC MobilePro 750C is in conformity with part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 44 (For United States Use Only) Federal Communications Commission Radio Frequency Interference Statement WARNING Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 45 If this happens, the telephone company will advise you in advance to make the necessary modifications to maintain uninterrupted service. If you have trouble with the MobilePro, please contact NEC CSD Support Services at 1-800-632-4525 for repair and warranty information. If the...
  • Page 46 The equipment cannot be used with public coin telephones provided by the telephone company. Connection to Party Line Service is subject to state tariffs. (Contact the state public utility commission, public service commission or corporation commission for information.) The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 makes it unlawful for any person to use a computer or other electric device to send any message via a telephone fax machine unless such message clearly contains in a margin at the top or bottom of each transmitted page or on the first page of the...
  • Page 47 IC CS-03 Note: The Industry Canada label identifies certified equipment. This certification means that the equipment meets telecommunications network protective, operational and safety requirements as prescribed in the appropriate Terminal Equipment Technical Requirements document. The Department does not guarantee the equipment will operate to the user's satisfaction.
  • Page 48 Note: The Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) assigned to each terminal device provides an indication of the maximum number of terminals allowed to be connected to a telephone interface. The termination on an interface may consist of any combination of devices subject only to the requirement that the sum of the Ringer Equivalence Number of all the devices does not exceed 5."...
  • Page 49 NEC CSD is prohibited. NEC is a registered trademark of NEC Corporation, MobilePro is a registered trademark of Packard Bell NEC Inc., used under license. Microsoft, MS, MSN, PowerPoint, ActiveX, ActiveSync, Outlook, Windows, Windows NT, Visual Basic, Visual C++, and the Windows logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

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