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Old 08-05-2006, 11:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I know there have been a number of posts on the topic of memory leak, but I wanted to describe my situation. I use a 7100g and have downloaded a lot of software. Normally, the amount of free file space shows 1.5MB, but after a few hours of general e-mail use, it drops to 0. Every couple of days, the BB hangs up and I need to do a soft reboot by removing the battery to restore the 1.5MB of memory. Frankly, I'm amazed the BB still functions without any free memory!

I have done all the tricks to increase memory, e.g., clearing event logs, browser caches, etc. But none of that makes a difference.

Aside from this inconvenience, the 7100g is a great BB!
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After a reboot, all of the applications you use are not loaded into memory. As you use them (Address Book, Browser, all of your third party stuff) they get loaded. It's not so much a leak as the fact that you have maxed out the memory. As it approaches zero free memory it starts to delete e-mails, etc.

You may have to delete some apps to free up memory. Or get a BB with 64<B.
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Yes, I guess you are right -- it's not so much a memory leak as it is a lack of space to run applications as they are loaded. Too bad they don't make memory expansion an OTA feature!

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