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Old 04-29-2005, 10:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Reading the guide and it states - "if you install BB Handheld Mgr than you do not need to install BB Desktop Mgr" - I always thought I need the Desktop Mgr to install new programs and sync (w/o doing it wirelessly) with BES -

What is the difference b/w the too? Can I just install Desktop Mgr and setup my new BB with BES that way?
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Think of the Handheld manager as the "Driver" for the blackberry, and the Desktop Manager is required for syncing/application install/backup (unless you're doing that OTA)

As far as I know the Desktop Manager will not work without having the Handheld Manager installed.
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If you have BES 4.0 and your handheld ALREADY has v4.0, then you can do a wireless activation. If you need to upgrade your BB to v4.0, then you must install Desktop Manager. As you mentioned, to load any software to your BB, you require DM.
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