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Old 06-23-2008, 10:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey everyone, I'm not sure if this is a coincidence or not, but I recently updated to OS v4.3.9.97 a week or so ago, and I'm noticing glitches with SureType. It seems like I'm running a 10 year old IBM laptop with tons of spyware. When I type, the cursor will stop and then catch up quickly about 2 seconds later, or just freeze for longer then continue. Also the space button has been giving me problems for over a month. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. I originally thought I was missing the button with my thumb, as it works when i type slowly, but after having the pearl for several months, I'm not sure thats the case

anyone have an tweaks or insight on how to fix this problem?

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Have you done a battery pull? Remove the battery from the device (while it is still powered on) for about 10 seconds, the reinsert.
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oh trust me, i do the battery pull whenever the pearl starts tweaking out for various reasons, yet the suretype is consistently slow and the space button works maybe 75% of the time... even when i type slowly

i got the warranty from verizon, i'm just wondering if i can bring it back because of these problems and maybe get a discount or something towards a curve
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Maybe try reinstalling or downgrading the OS?
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don't think that would work... i mean the suretype has been lagging a bit, but the space button only working part of the time has been going on long before i upgraded the os. i think i might drop by verizon tomorrow and see what i can do. i took a look at the curve the other day and am now converted. i just hope i can get one for a decent deal (ie not paying $400+)
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