RE: Installing Nokia Phone
Having same problem with my Nokia 6288, how do I use the vista and bluetooth
method. Give my Windows XP anyday.
> I had a lot of trouble with Nokia PC suite.
> It was very erratic with lots of BSODs.
> In the end I just deleted it and used vista and bluetooth which actually
> works very well.
> I can access everything on the phone apart from contacts with the built in
> bluetooth services.
> (thats just fine by me but it might matter to you if you need to
> A word of warning though.
> Nokia PC suite (under Vista) installs LOTS of services (probably a cause of
> your troubles)
> Go through "uninstall programs" very thoroughly as they are dotted
> Fortunately (for me) I was able to uninstall the whole lot AND system
> restore as well which cleared out all the offending services and cleaned my
> I've not got an axe to grind over Nokia PC suite (I use it on XP office
> machines), but its too flaky for Vista.
> I have to admit that Vista handles most devices quite well on its own
> without the need for proprietary programs (that often just screw thing up
> I have cameras, phones, MP3/video players, etc and every single one just
> plugs in and works (please don't shout at me for liking Vista !)
> "Peter" <Peter@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >I am trying to install the drivers for my Nokia phone so that I can use
> > PC Suite. The drivers have installed however it appears that the Vista
> > drivers and the Nokia drivers are conflicting. The error message 'The
> > name
> > is already in use as either a service name or a service display name'
> > appears
> > in 'General' in the 'Properties' of the device. Please advise how I avoid
> > this conflict.
> > Many thanks