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Old 01-28-2008, 12:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Weirdest problem...if device is locked, Mass Storage doesn't work

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Yeah...if my Blackberry keypad is locked and I plug it in via USB, then I cannot open the drive in Windows. I get the "Please insert..." message from Windows. The minute I unlock it and plug it back in, works perfect.

Has anyone seen this? Yes, I did format the card prior to using it. Everything works fine as long as my keypad is not locked when I plug the device in to the USB port...
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True, part of RIM security on the device.
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Isn't it nice to know that if your device is lost or stolen while locked, nobody can get at your data?
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Well, it isn't a rocket science to press * then GREEN. :D He is talking about keylock. Unless there is a way to put your BB into Keylock, and then require a passcode to unlock it?
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Yes, there is a way to lock the device to require a password to unlock it.
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Hmm, so I don't have a password, and yet it enforces the same security policy as it would if I did have a password? That doesn't seem like a good design, but no big deal.

Unlock the keyboard when plugging in to USB, no big deal I guess.
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Guess some folks aren't that concerned about security.
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