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Old 12-11-2011, 04:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a Blackberry 9000 running OS version 5. It has developed two faults since I upgraded to v.5.

The first problem is that the system doesn't send me an alert for appointments in the diary function. Suppose I have an appointment with my lawyer on, say, 31st December, and I set up an alert for one day beforehand in the calendar, no alert appears on 30th December or at all. The alert system worked OK when I was using version 4.

My second problem is when I lock the keyboard using either the "mute" button or the "lock" key. The keyboard is locked for about 30 seconds to a minute and the lock then disappears which means that keys are pressed when the phone is in my pocket.

I just wondered if Blackberries can become infected with viruses and if there is an antivirus available.

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There are no known computer viruses for the BlackBerry.
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It sounds like your OS install became corupted. Back up, wipe your device, and reinstall the OS.
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