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Old 12-21-2007, 03:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi I just got a 8700 without the blackberry plan as i live in finland and they are not available here. the trouble i have is that i cannot seem to connect to the net i get this msg "The application has attempted to open a connection to a location inside the firewall and outside the firewall which is not allowed by your IT policy" please can anyone help me as ive just run out of ideas of how to fix it.

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Where did you get the BB? If it was used, such as off of eBay, it could have an existing IT policy on it that will not allow it to connect.
Remove IT Policy - BlackBerryFAQ

Likewise, since you don't have the BB Data Plan, you will not be able use the browser. You might be able to get Opera Mini to work.
What are the TCP and APN settings? - BlackBerryFAQ
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Hi thank you very much for your reply!! i did get it from ebay so i guess i need to remove the previuos IT poicvy like you suggest. It seems that i need to wipe my BB and reinstall the O.S software. Do you knopw whwere i might be able to find the latest software for the 8700g? ive searchedthe bb site and can only find the desktop software.

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eBay should not allowed to sell BB. I hope you leave appropriate feedback with your seller.

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Follow the instructions exactly as posted and you will be cool.
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brillaint got it sorted now. Thanks very much! you've been a great help!
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