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Posts from ‘July, 2011’

Obama Quotes Reagan

As far as I’m concerned, Democrats still owe us the cuts promised to Reagan.

My MS SYNC Saga Episode VI – Return Of The Help Desk

Well, naturally, the email address used by the Ford SYNC Help desk guy to send me the zipped installer to update my MS SYNC equipped navigation system was no longer valid. When I replied to it asking how to tell if the update took, I received: Thank you for contacting the Business Assistance Center. You […]

My MS SYNC Saga Episode V – The Installer Strikes Out

As had been promised by my latest contact at the Ford SYNC Help desk, I received an email with an attached zipped file containing an updater for my MS SYNC-equipped navigation system. Then the fun started. Absent the preparation of my USB drive by the Java applet, had the web site worked properly, I […]

My MS SYNC Saga Episode IV – A New Hope

Their tech people tell me that I need Mac OS X 10.4+: Firefox 2.x, Safari 2.0.4+ in order to use their site to download updates. I explained that I has OS X 10.5.8 with Safari 5.0.5 and they said it was not compatible, despite meeting the requirements they stated.

My MS SYNC Saga, cont’d

I mentioned my reticence about setting up a SYNC account for my Ford truck, inasmuch as I don’t want it using up my phone’s data quota. The good news, I found out (in the user forum, not in Ford’s FAQ) that the SYNC services make ordinary phone calls to send the reports and such. No […]