iPhone and Windows 2008

The iPhone doesn’t do anything with Windows 2008 by default. Usually when you plug it in, it will charge it, and it will show up as a digital camera in your My Computer. Windows 2008 , it just sits there, fails driver install, and does nothing.

If you install iTunes (ugh) , then at least you can charge your iPhone in Windows 2008, still the camera doesn’t work. I wonder if the Desktop Experience add on needs to be installed in Windows, not sure yet. For now though, at least it will charge :)

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4 thoughts on “iPhone and Windows 2008”

  1. yes iTunes blows. horrible. WMP is better, but not much. These days I just use VLC for mp3’s. Reason to hook it to Win2k8 is so it would charge through USB, not really sync at all, just charge..

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  2. yes.. time… well, its called, no kids :)

    And with the backup stuff, I found vista has the complete pc backup so I tried that. Havent tried a restore yet though. Drive Image XML didn’t work for me. Fun stuff..

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