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Palm Keyboard Driver

Palm Keyboard Driver

Article ID: 40098

Download & Install:

Windows Mac

Description & Features

Updated March 6, 2003

The Palm Keyboard Driver allows users to quickly enter data into their Palm handheld using one of the full-sized keyboards available from Palm. The keyboard driver is required in order to use the keyboard with a Palm handheld.

Compatible devices:

  • Palm Tungsten C
  • Palm Tungsten W
  • Palm Tungsten T3
  • Palm Tungsten T2
  • Palm Tungsten T
  • Palm i705
  • Palm m515
  • Palm m505
  • Palm m500
  • Palm m130
  • Palm m125

Download & Install

Windows



  1. Download:
    • English v1.9 (recommended for Tungsten C, Tungsten W, Tungsten T, Tungsten T2, Tungsten T3, i705, m500, m505, m515, m125, and m130 handheld users): Keyboard192.zip (45K ZIP File).
    • German v1.9 (recommended for Palm Tungsten C, Tungsten W, Tungsten T, Tungsten T2, i705, m500, m505, m515, m125, and m130 handheld German users): Tastatur195.zip (43K ZIP File)
  2. Extract the file using a standard unzip utility. Note the location of the directory/folder the file is extracted to.
  3. Launch Palm Desktop. Select the Install Tool icon.
  4. Select the correct user name from the User list.
  5. Select the Add button.
  6. Locate the .prc file in the directory/folder noted in Step 1 above and double-click on it.
  7. Select Done.
  8. Select OK.
  9. During the next HotSync synchronization, the Palm Keyboard Driver will be installed and activated.

Mac



  1. Download:
    • English v1.9 (recommended for Tungsten C, Tungsten W, Tungsten T, Tungsten T2,, Tungsten T3, i705, m500, m505, m515, m125, and m130 handheld users): Keyboard192.sit (44K SIT File)
    • German v1.9 (recommended for Palm Tungsten C, Tungsten W, Tungsten T, Tungsten T2, i705, m500, m505, m515, m125, and m130 handheld German users): Tastatur195.sit (42K SIT File)
  2. Your web browser should decode the file and you will see the appropriate .sit file appear on the desktop (or in your default download folder). If your web browser does not decode the file automatically, you will need to use a decoding utility (such as Aladdin Stuffit Expander) in order to decode the .sit file.
  3. Find the Instant Palm Desktop icon in the top right corner of your screen. From the Instant Palm Desktop menu, launch the HotSync Manager.
  4. From the HotSync menu of the Instant Palm Desktop, select "Install" and pick the correct user name from the User list.
  5. Select Add to List. Locate the .prc file and double-click on it.
  6. Quit HotSync Manager. The file will be installed during your next HotSync operation.