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Old 11-30-2007, 08:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Have any of you noticed the video bug with 4.2.1.xxx OS versions for the 8100? My Pearl, with any of the 4.2.1.xxx versions, ends up playing my videos at a much smaller than normal size, about the size of a postage stamp (maybe not that small, but definitely smaller, about 180x180 or 175x175).

I called T-Mobile and they talked to BB and they said that nothing can be done. I've had to roll back to 4.2.0.73 in order to have my regular video size. I REALLY want to use 4.2.1.xxx because of the cool settings for the browser, like being able to change the image quality of online web photos on web pages (to reduce loading time) and the ability to change to Desktop View and scroll around the whole page. Is there possibly a way to have these settings added without having to use 4.2.1.xxx? There are also some other cool settings with 4.2.1.xxx that I like, I just can't recall what they were. Is there maybe a way to fix this? Some sort of software change?

Is this just part of the update? Is 4.2.1.xxx intended to make the videos smaller? What size are your videos if you have updated to 4.2.1.xxx?
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Someone else complained about this. They said they downgraded back to 4.2.0, and if I remember right, they upgraded straight to 4.2.1.108. You might give that a try.
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Someone else complained about this. They said they downgraded back to 4.2.0, and if I remember right, they upgraded straight to 4.2.1.108. You might give that a try.
Same thing happened with 4.2.1.108, that's why I listed the issue as happening with 4.2.1.xxx as it has happened with more than one 4.2.1 OS version. Gawd I wish this wasn't happening! I want to be able to use MediaPlayer to play my videos at full screen.
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