Sync Center and Windows Mobility Center
In Control Panel, you may notice there is Sync Center and Windows Mobility Center. Considering their names, it's easy to confuse these and Windows Mobile Device Center. Sync Center provides a high level overview of all partnerships you've established with your PC including media players, digital cameras, PDAs, Smartphones and files on a network server. The ability to access files on a network, however, isn't available with Vista Starter, Vista Home Basic and Windows Vista Home Premium. With Sync Center, you can manually sync files, stop syncs and receive conflict resolution messages.
Windows Mobility Center gives you a one-screen overview and access to your notebook, tablet PC or other mobile PC settings including battery status, display brightness, speaker volume, wireless settings, external display, screen orientation, Sync Center and Presentation Settings.
Windows Mobile Device Center provides details of device partnerships, creates partnerships, synchronizes information including emails, events, appointments and contacts, and transfers music, photos and video. In other words, it does all the things you've come to expect ActiveSync to do on a desktop.