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Old 07-25-2011, 06:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I got a BB Curve 8900 evaluation unit. Unfortunately it stopped working, how can i get it to work again? tnx in advance!
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Is it an 8900 as in your post or a 9800 as in your profile?

What do you mean by evaluation unit - a RIM engineering device perhaps?

And what do you mean by "stopped working"? We need more information.
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Is it an 8900 as in your post or a 9800 as in your profile?

What do you mean by evaluation unit - a RIM engineering device perhaps?

And what do you mean by "stopped working"? We need more information.
It was a pre-release phone. It came out before the actual curve was on the market. So yes i think it's a RIM engineering device...

At this moment the BB wont get on, even if I change the battery. All I see is that the led turns red for a second and then it stops again.
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If it is a true RIM engineering model, it might have been disabled by RIM. Plus most of those have non-working/disabled/banned PINs which make it useless for anything except phone and SMS.
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If it is a true RIM engineering model, it might have been disabled by RIM. Plus most of those have non-working/disabled/banned PINs which make it useless for anything except phone and SMS.
Thanks for the reply! When I got it everything was enabled including the PIN.

Nevertheless it seems that for now I should get rid of the phone as it is useless...
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If it isn't it will be. Engineering units are just that, engineering testing. I am surprised that it worked this long.
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If it isn't it will be. Engineering units are just that, engineering testing. I am surprised that it worked this long.
haha they probably forgot about it... Perhaps now people can use it for spare parts
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