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Old 10-17-2009, 09:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Been looking at upgrading software-I get this black box with timer coming on screen a lot. My feeling is OS is corrupted.
I have Enterprise server and using Verizon.Saw on some site either my company or forum that you should wipe your blackberry before installing new OS. Is that statement correct?
Am I better off doing a wipe?
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Old 10-17-2009, 10:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
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It's not required, rarely needed.

I'd recommend the upgrade only, first. See how it works, and if you feel you must, then do the wipe using JLCmder and reload the OS.
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Old 10-17-2009, 10:06 AM   #3 (permalink)
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...and if you're connected to a BES, you'll have to do an Enterprise Activation after the OS upgrade to get your device to communicate with the BES again.
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Old 10-24-2009, 01:14 AM   #4 (permalink)
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i always do the wipeout. most of the time i get glitches on upgrades.
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I never do a wipe unless I am trying to downgrade.
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Old 10-24-2009, 08:07 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I did mine over the air by sending the request via the BES, it worked great other than it took an hour to complete. I did not have to re activate which surprised me.
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