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pixiestik 01-27-2008 08:19 AM

Password Locked.. need some help
 
Hello i recently put a password on my 8300 and i am entering the correct password but it is not working and it says I am on my last attempt or my information will be deleted.. any tips or is it inevitavble??


thanks

kdog1176 01-27-2008 08:26 AM

Do you have a backup to restore to?

pixiestik 01-27-2008 08:29 AM

No... should it being showing the letters when i type my password or stars like it normally does?

Dubdub 01-27-2008 08:40 AM

I hate to be rude, but the obvious question is, is this your BB or did you find it someplace?

tsac 01-27-2008 08:46 AM

Not sure what you typed but if you used numbers be sure you do the shift or you will get wrong entrys. wiping the BB does not cause any problems for people who have backed up the unit. You do have desktop manager installed I hope.

pixiestik 01-27-2008 08:48 AM

dayum i am unlucky.. the usb connection didnt work on my computer..

tsac 01-27-2008 08:54 AM

Ok so now you do have a problem. You will need the software on a PC to reload after a wipe. Do you have the software?

pixiestik 01-27-2008 09:06 AM

i do have the cd, and cable its just the desktop manager didnt work for me.. this is my dads old phone to the person who asked if it was stolen, but i set the pw to rrcc and can not get it to work.

tsac 01-27-2008 09:14 AM

if you held the ALT key down it's numbers

tsac 01-27-2008 09:15 AM

Once it gets wiped you can do nothing except reload via the software

pixiestik 01-27-2008 09:23 AM

ok ty for help


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