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Old 03-22-2008, 10:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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well, i've had my bb for well over two years now, and i've been able to figure out all technical difficulties
except for my current one
heres the story:
my bb pearl was low on battery today, so i decided to turn it off
when i tried to turn it back on, the red LED flashes,1-2 seconds pass, then the white screen+hour glass thing pops up, lasts for about 5-7 seconds, then the bb shuts off. repeat ad infinitum
heres what i've tried:
plugging it into the charger-----> same results
plugging into charger w/o battery---->this thing appears (no battery)
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plugging into charger w/o battery, then inserting battery-->same results again

any ideas?

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Battery going bad?

2 years may be time for a new BB.

Maybe try a wipe with JL_CMDER and reload the OS
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Agreed, start with the battery then if that is not the issue reload.
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Battery going bad?

2 years may be time for a new BB.

Maybe try a wipe with JL_CMDER and reload the OS
I would do the same.

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i think i have to get a new bb
because it won't stay "on" long enough to even connect to the computer, so that eliminates wiping it =\
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no, you can use that, or the FAQ listed just underneath that one on the main FAQ page.... "What to do if Jl_cmder will not connect"
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