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Old 07-23-2010, 09:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Opera browser & 9650 touchpad problem - cant install v4 beta 2

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Sooo..I swapped my 9630 for a 9650 in anticipation of OS6 (probably jumped the gun by at least 6 months, but WTH). In the interim, however, I want a different browser. Opera mini 5 worked fine on my Tour, so I thought I'd install it on the 9650. Thing is, it isn't working due to the extreme sensitivity with the touchpad - lots of reports of this problem, and suggestions that people use Opera mini v4 beta 2 with their 9650s until the touchpad issue is fixed on v5.

So I downloaded the .alx & .cod files for v4 beta2, plugged the phone into desktop manager, clicked on "app loader", clicked on "add/remove", clicked on "browse", navigated to the beta 2 .alx file, clicked on it, and get "there is no additional software available for your device" or some shyt like that. Both the .alx and the .cod files are in the same folder. I'm running the latest version of desktop manager, and OS 5.0.0.732 on the 9650.

Any suggestions on what I might do differently to get the beta version installed? And please don't just suggest Bolt - I'm partial to and familiar with Opera and would like to get it working if at all possible.
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Dont worry. The app is unusable with that device once you install it. It worked fine with 9630 but not 9650. Since you dont want a suggestion for Bolt, I wish you good luck.
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Dont worry. The app is unusable with that device once you install it. It worked fine with 9630 but not 9650. Since you dont want a suggestion for Bolt, I wish you good luck.
Well, I appreciate the good wishes at least. Am I truly stuck with Bolt or nothing?
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Its frustrating because I dont like Bolt and prefer Opera. When I installed, the cursor jumps all over. I had trouble closing the app to extent I had to pull battery just so I can uninstall it. Other 9650 users concur with me.

As a compromise, take a look at some of the polar mobile apps. AP and NYT apps work well. Lets see what OS 6 has in store for us.
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[quote=akosnitzky;1631493]Its frustrating because I dont like Bolt and prefer Opera. When I installed, the cursor jumps all over. I had trouble closing the app to extent I had to pull battery just so I can uninstall it. Other 9650 users concur with me. QUOTE]
EXACTLY my problem too!!! Very frustrating - everytime I thought I had the cursor where I wanted it, it'd jump before I could press. I'm just gonna light a candle that OS6 comes out soon. Thanks.
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I am surprised Opera hasnt solved this issue as of yet
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I'm a new user and was told opera would speed up the browser... but if bolt is the only thing that will work, how do you find and install that one?
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From your phone go to Bolt Browser
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