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Old 06-12-2008, 12:51 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I was dealing with the same problem till yesterday. It was quite clear that the drain on the battery was due to an application which had suffered an error/exception because I hadn't changed anything in the way I use my BB and previously it used to run for days on a single charge. Since it does not have an ctrl-alt-del option, I was left with no other option than to hard-boot it (literally!). So I took out the battery and replaced it after a few seconds. It took the BB a few minutes before it completely booted on but that seemed to have done the trick. It has been running smoothly since yesterday and the charge is still over 90%.
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I was dealing with the same problem till yesterday. It was quite clear that the drain on the battery was due to an application which had suffered an error/exception because I hadn't changed anything in the way I use my BB and previously it used to run for days on a single charge. Since it does not have an ctrl-alt-del option, I was left with no other option than to hard-boot it (literally!). So I took out the battery and replaced it after a few seconds. It took the BB a few minutes before it completely booted on but that seemed to have done the trick. It has been running smoothly since yesterday and the charge is still over 90%.
hold alt + right shift + delete on qwerty devices to reboot.
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I was having the same issue with my Curve.

What I found was that my navigation application was running in the background. When I went inside it lost the GPS signal and kept searching for one which drained the battery.
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Turning Wifi off was the solution for me!!
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I have a similar problem. Only mine does not drain in Seattle, but when I'm on the Big Island of Hawaii, the battery just fades away. Any suggestions from any one?
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