BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-06-2010, 06:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
Join Date: May 2010
Model: 8330
Carrier: Metro PCS
Posts: 1
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Help me! Bricked 8830

Please Login to Remove!

I flashed me BB 8830 to Metro PCS but for some reason I think the prl or something was corrupted and it bricked the phone and when I plugged it in it didn't register on the com ports. I troubleshooted the error and it said to uninstall and reinstall the ports, however, unfortunately after uninstalling the ports I cant reinstall them. Is there anyway to reinstall the com ports on my computer? Also, is there anyway to fix my bricked 8830? Thanks
Old 05-06-2010, 07:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
Dubdub's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: New Hampshire
Model: App6+
PIN: Ask
Carrier: ATT & Verizon
Posts: 20,036
Post Thanks: 52
Thanked 777 Times in 737 Posts

Moved to General section.

Probably time to declare defeat and let the poor device rest in peace.
-->>BB FAQ

-->>Stinsonddog's Tip Site!


If someone helps, tell them by clicking the Thanks button.!!
Old 05-06-2010, 10:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
Latino Hasta La Muerte
rambo47's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Denville, NJ.
Model: Fruit
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 9,058
Post Thanks: 52
Thanked 307 Times in 292 Posts

Dude, you uninstalled the ports on the pc?! Try restarting the pc and see if they come back to life. If not, you may have to re-install Windows. I do not envy you that task!

As for the BlackBerry, you might be able to run the flash to MetroPCS again once your pc is working. I don't know how to flash devices back to the original CDMA carrier, but I assume it can be done. What you cannot do is flash it to a different CDMA carrier other than the original.
Closed Thread

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Peak LCR45 LCR and Impedance Meter
Peak LCR45 LCR and Impedance Meter pictureGround Impedance Tester 1020
Ground Impedance Tester 1020 picture50x 820uF 10V (10x16) 105C LOW IMPEDANCE NIPPON CHEMICON LXZ SERIES
50x 820uF 10V (10x16) 105C LOW IMPEDANCE NIPPON CHEMICON LXZ SERIES  pictureTenma 72-6948 Audio Impedance Meter
Tenma 72-6948 Audio Impedance Meter picture10 PCS CAPACITOR 220uf 63v 10X20 HIGH RIPPLE CURRENT LOW IMPEDANCE

Copyright 2004-2016
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.