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i'm not too sure about this one as I've ot yet had the chance to play with the device, however can i ask what exactly you are trying to do when you are syncing to your PC?
The reason i ask is that there a a number of apps that will most probably do the job for you however if you can let us know then we will be able to offer a little more assistance.
I dont think you need to use the Syc software, i just connect the phone using a USB cable, the phone is then recognised and ask if i want to "Charge only" or use as a disk drive. If i want to move files, music or pictures, i choose the Disk drive option.
if the option does not show when the phone is connected, you can change it by going into settings- connect to pc-then press "default connection type" this will bring up the options.
As for syncing with outlook, i dont think it can be done via pc, i had the same issue with my old Magic. I use a product called Gsyncit, this keeps all of my Outlook contacts and appointments synced with the android / google side of things.
No I do not get this option and there is nothing relevant in the notification bar.
I can't help but I am having the same issue.
I downloaded the HTC Sync software and installed it, although I'm unable to disable AVG anti-virus so this may have had an impact. I connected the phone to the PC with the USB cable and chose the option of 'HTC Sync' on the phone, the USB icon displayed at the top of the phone screen but the HTC Sync software did not recognise the phone. I was able to change the connection type on the phone to 'Disk drive' and could access the files on the phone from the PC.
As far as I'm aware nothing has changed but I can no longer access the phone from the PC and the USB icon no longer shows at the top of the phone screen. I've tried USB debugging and the PC prompts me to install a driver but this doesn't help.
It's looking like a bug to me. Has anyone had any success?