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Old 08-18-2008, 05:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just came across a BB for $30 at a yard sale. I really didn't need it, but it was a shame to just let it sit there. It's pretty much scratched all to hell, not to mention the screen hourglasses when I turn it on, then says "JVM Error 102".
Is this a problem that can be fixed (I'd love to give it as a first phone to my 12 yr old to see if he's responsible enough for a better one later)?
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JVM Error 102 can usually be fixed. Use the method below:

How do I wipe the BlackBerry using Jl Cmder? - BlackBerryFAQ

Keep in mind that the Nextel phone will ONLY work on Nextel.
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Thanks for the info.
Yes, I know, but I plan to put in a Boost mobile sim card (since everyone around his age here has a Boost phone). I'm not to particular about the BB part. It was just a cheap, but decent 1st phone for him. Boost quit making their throw-away phones, so this one will suffice.
Besides, I can now hold my head high and say I'm the proud owner or 2 BB's.
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Actually, a JVM 102 usually indicates a hardware fault. You *may* be able to reload the OS, but don't be surprised if you can't.
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