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casey911 04-06-2008 07:22 PM

new blackberry owner need help
 
hi i just was giving a used blackberry pearl by my uncle i have a few questions

first. the trackball doesnt really work at all do i have to pay to get it fixed or is there anyway to fix it myself.

second. what should i download to my computer to be able to use the usb with the blackberry the software.

thanks for the help

Sith_Apprentice 04-06-2008 07:24 PM

you just need to download desktop manager. the link to download can be found at BlackBerry Desktop Manager (i will update this with the exact link in a sec). you can go to the last link in my sig to find parts or a repair shop for your device. welcome to the forums

casey911 04-06-2008 07:39 PM

thank you im downloading it right now

it didnt come with anything so im using a usb cable i found its not really charging it but it turns on

Sith_Apprentice 04-06-2008 07:42 PM

with the installation of DM, it will allow for charging of the device via USB

akosnitzky 04-06-2008 07:54 PM

Wirelessly posted (Verizon 8830)

This may help you with the trackball

http://www.blackberryforums.com/general-8100-series-discussion/73820-cleaning-trackball-noobs-pictures-included-check-em-out.html

casey911 04-06-2008 08:58 PM

wow thanks guys i cleaned the trackball and downloaded the software you guys are fantastic and saved me a good chunk of money THANKS A LOT

one last question

the battery bar is empty and red and there is a lightning looking bolt next to it does this mean its charging there is no night flashing or any movement

NJBlackBerry 04-06-2008 09:00 PM

Lightening bolt means it is charging.


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