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iPad and PC

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by mhogard, Jul 9, 2010.

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    I had the opportunity to play with an iPad a couple of days this week and have become hooked. I have totally changed my mind about it: I was a doubter. All my computers at home are PCs. Has any one had success or trouble syncing their iPad with their PC? Is it a disadvantage?

    Thanks for your help
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    If you can install iTunes, you can sync your iPad.
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    Works just fine on a "personal computer". My wife and I have separate computers (and we like it that way!) and they both run Vista with no issues.
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    Be prepared for those computers to suffer neglect. You'll be amazed at how much use it's going to get

    The only small gotcha to be aware of is the iPad sometimes reports itself as not charging when connected to the USB port of a pc. This is because older USB ports have a lower voltage, but don't worry it will be charging. Only it will be at a slower rate than apples wall charger.
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    So true about those computers gathering a bit of dust....

    I sync 2 iPads and an iPhone to a Window 7 Starter netbook... never a problem.... Here is a link to Apple's iPad support that has a lot of info about your iPad and how to do the basics....

    Apple - Support - iPad

    Be sure to check out the online manual there as well....
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    It works fine with PCs as Apple did remember to develop a version of iTunes for the masses.
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    I agree with those who say their pc's become dust collectors. I have cut my home pc us usage to about 1/3 of what I used to do.
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    My wife will be glad, even if I spend more time with the Ipad I can now sit in the same room as where they are....lol
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    So true.

    It even gets to sleep with us..........in the words of uncle Steve "magical"
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    The PC that was on 6hours a day gets one hour every two weeks and spends half that time doing stupid updates!:D

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