I just bought a Philips Nino 312, running CE 2.0, and is connected to my NT
Workstation desktop. The connection came up fine without any problem.
ActiveSync sync's the files, and Inbox messages just fine. However if
Task, Calender, or Contacts is enabled in ActiveSync, it fails with the
"Initialization of Microsoft Outlook synchronization service was not
successful. Error: 8018000B"
I am presently using the eval copy of RandSoft Harmony 98 which works great
with Outlook, but I don't want to spend $39 to buy it. The out-of-the-box
Outlook connectivity is the main reason I bought a PalmPC instead of the
I have tried the following:
- re-installed Outlook98
- gone back to Outlook97
- tried both versions of Outlook with a new (and blank) outlook.pst file
- ensured that SP3 for NT 4.0 is installed