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Old 02-18-2010, 03:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I cleaned my trackball following the guidance of a couple of youtube videos. Problem solved, trackball goes in all directions.

Now the menu button does not work. I did blow out the trackball space using canned air and wiped clean with a q-tip.

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Did you try a battery pull?

What other troubleshooting steps have you taken?
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Did you try a battery pull?

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Yes, did battery pull and updated software using BB desktop mgr.
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Has it gotten wet by any chance?
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Has it gotten wet by any chance?
Yes, a few drops on the keyboard 24 hrs ago.

Menu key worked but trackball didn't go to the right. Cleaned the trackball and now the menu key doesn't work.

ucket of rice worth a try?

Device is 3 years old.
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maybe time to replace it
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Default 8820 Trackball would not scroll right

Turned phone off, cleaned trackball with q-tip and alcohol, working fine now
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Turned phone off, cleaned trackball with q-tip and alcohol, working fine now
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