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Old 09-05-2010, 06:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Pearl reboots on pressing any key/trackball

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My BB Pearl (unlocked) has started showing major issues. Pressing almost any key or even rolling the trackball makes it reset. I have wiped and re-installed the OS on the device, but to no avail. Any suggestions? Is it bricked?
Old 09-05-2010, 06:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Bricked I don't know. It sounds more like wet... The symptoms mentioned sound like a damp or wet BB.

Try taking the battery out, and put the BB in a sealed bag of rice for 3-4 days....

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Have you dropped it recently? Exposed it to moisture? (People have had trouble with sweaty pockets, humid shower/locker rooms. . . )

If you are using a microSD card, remove it and see if problem stops.

Also, you may want to try another battery. Borrow one if you can.

EDIT: But NJBlackBerry is right, I think, you ought to make sure it is dry. It really does sound like moisture.
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