Originally Posted by tav1
I'd post a direct link here but I can't yet because I don't have 10 posts on this forum (actually this will be my 10th I think). Do a search on "8700g with USB flash drive" and you will see replies to my post. I got an 8703e instead of 8700g, but I'm sure they are the same regarding this matter. Why you can't do this is beyond me. BB needs more flexibility in some areas.
RIM's rationale for disabling most BT profiles is to enhance security. If OBEX was enabled, it opens the door for people to push malicious code to your handheld via BT if it is not configured properly.