[ngw] Windows 8 and Datasync

Joseph Marton jmmarton at gmail.com
Tue Dec 11 05:18:15 UTC 2012

Do attachments sync properly for you?  I know we've identified this issue
with Windows 8 RT on the Surface tablet.


When I tried the Mail app on Windows 8 Pro I appeared to have the same
problem.  Microsoft's forums are full of reports of attachments not syncing
with Surface against Exchange so there could be a problem with how the
Windows 8 Mail app handles attachments in general.


On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 11:12 PM, Matt Weisberg <matt at weisberg.net> wrote:

> I've been using Windows 8 as one of my main desktop machines the last week
> or so and I've made an interesting observation.
> GroupWise 2012 SP1 client works ok, I've unfortunately had it crash on me
> a few times.
> So I decided to try and use the native Mail and Calendar apps in Windows 8
> against GroupWise Datasync. They both support Exchange Active Sync.  And
> guess what? So far, they work perfectly with Datasync.  I was actually
> surprised at how well they work.   You wouldn't even know it was talking to
> a GroupWise system as oppose to an Exchange system.
> Now if I could only get an EAS client for Mac OSX I'd be a happy camper!
> Matt
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