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Old 01-22-2008, 01:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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"Scrubbing" a device, Has anyone heard of this?



I am not talking about a hard reset or java loader wipe either, this is a scrubbing procedure, which can take up to 1hr.



If anyone has seen or knows how to do this, please let me know,



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Yes. Go to Options >Security Options >General Settings. Enable Content Protection.

Then wipe the device.
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which can take up to 1hr.
It can take a LOT longer than 1 hour depending on the amount of data on the device.
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It can take a LOT longer than 1 hour depending on the amount of data on the device.
That is true! Set aside a few hours....
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Thanks for all your help guys, it has just saved another 8100 from the scrap heap!
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what does Wiping the handheld actually do? Does it get rid of everything on your BB? Then how do you restore the information? From your Backup? Please advise.

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Using the security wipe on the BB will simply delete all the personal data on the BB: Contacts, Calendar items, Memos, Tasks, settings. It does not delete applications.

Restore from your backup or syncing from Outlook or other compatible database.
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But if you do a wipe with JL_Cmder after enabling content protection you get a "scrubbed" device.


If you do a security wipe after enabling content protection you get an out-of-the box device with apps and no data on it.

Most people shouldn't need to do it this way but many corporate devices are setup this way.
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