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Old 09-30-2007, 05:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I can move the ball in every direction except for down, i've tried everything possible, thanks to the forum, but nothing works. is there a way to navigate the icons by using the keyboard?
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nope, only in some specifically designed games will keys operate as arrows.

I don't know what all you have done, but to review:
--remove the battery and reboot.
--Blast it with air
--force the downward motion with firmer pressure on the trackball
--clean it with some rubbing alcohol, LIGHTLY applied with Q-tip.
--disassemble and clean.
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RIM suggests pushing down on the trackball and rolling in the direction that isn't working. It always works for on mine.
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This happened to me a couple of weeks ago! Very annoying. i did a search here and found the same suggestion JC says (depressing the trackball and rolling it in the busted direction).

It worked!
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