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Dell mini running Outlook, I want to Activesync the laptop, not a PDA

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Dell mini (Inspiron 9) running XP Home Edition. Outlook 2003 in cached mode. 3G network using built-in wireless broadband.
I want to run Activesync to sync up the laptop itself, not a PDA.
Is this possible?
In other words, the laptop is on the 3G network all the time -- and has it's Outlook updated via Activesync. The laptop is the PDA.
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Outlook does not use ActiveSync to sync mail.  If you connect to an Exchange Server to get your mail, Exchnage would need RPC over HTTP (exchange 2003) or Outlook Anywhere (Exchange 2007) setup.  Your Outlook Client would need to be configured accordingly.

You can read more about this here:
http://www.petri.co.il/configure_rpc_over_https_on_a_single_server.htm
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Sigh. I am well aware of how to connect to Exchange to get my mail. My question was very specific: is there a way to make a laptop use Activesync, NOT for a PDA to activesync to my Outlook.
It's simple: can I make the laptop behave like a PDA, like an iPhone for example?
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No, you cannot use ActiveSync to sync your mail with Outlook 2003.  What I was referring to above was NOT concerning a PDA, but a technology built into Exchange which will sync your Outlook over the Internet without the need for a VPN. (the functionality you are looking for).
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