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Old 06-01-2006, 06:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
JerryD
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Originally Posted by Berdi
Hi,

I am having a problem with attachment service. We are using BES 4.0 on MS Exchange. The problem is that when message with attachment is received on Blackberry, it does not show Attachment icon on the screen, also it says "1 attachment" when I open the message, but does not give Open Attachment option to view it.

Any suggestions?

Thanks.
The attachment service is installed as part of your firmware.

One thing. If the device is old and has less than 16 Megs of RAM, I would recommend NOT having the service if you're using full wireless sync (firmware version 4.x) as the device just won't handle it well.

Before proceeding, make sure you have a machine with the latest version of Desktop Manager, and the latest version of your devices firmware installed on your computer.

On the BB, go to Settings/Tools --> Options --> Advanced Options --> Applications. If the item Blackberry Attachment Service is listed, delete it (it's not working anyway!).

Now start Desktop Manager and plug in your device.
  • If the device's firmware is out of date, the Application Loader will start automatically. When the list of items available appears, make sure the Attachment Service is checked.
  • If the device doesn't need a firmware update, start the Application Loader. When the list of items available appears, make sure the Attachment Service is checked.
Finish the process as instructed. That should fix the problem.


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