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Old 05-13-2009, 08:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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what is the best free file number to run my 8320 curve. I have Document to go, Pandora internet radio, opera mini, wifi and bluetooth, all which I use throughout the day, everyday. Currently my free file space averages 4600000-898000. Memory cleaner on, and browers cleaning every other day with hard reset every third day.
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Old 05-13-2009, 08:17 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That is VERY low. Many people feel that one you get below 12mb (12,000,000) you may exprience problems. Memory cleaner does not free up memory - it overwrites unused memory for security.

If you have 4,600,000-898,000 you are lucky that nothing is being erased on you!
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Old 05-13-2009, 11:35 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Although not totally disagreeing, here's a bit different perspective from NJ's. My 8310, immediately after a battery-pull reboot, has about 8,000,000 free. I watch it and when it gets down below about 4,000,000-5,000,000 I reboot it. I'm not having any trouble with losing data.

I'd love to have more than 12,000,000, but the memory is just too limited in these devices. Having said that, I have everything in your list except the Pandora, along with several other apps also - is Pandora a huge memory hog? If 4,600,000 is the BEST you have, immediately after a reboot, I agree that's a problem. If Pandora is that much of a memory hog, you may need to consider doing without it.
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Old 05-18-2009, 09:33 AM   #4 (permalink)
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what is the best free file number to run my 8320 curve.
There's no hard number. More is always better though.

I've run pretty low myself without any issues (currently at about 4.5MB). You just need to pay attention if you want to avoid losing stuff.
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Old 05-18-2009, 10:03 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Agreed ^^^

I've regularly been down to 4MB too and no issues
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I'd check this thread out http://www.blackberryforums.com/gene...ee-memory.html

BTW the memory is more for security reasons not the File free.
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