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Old 02-10-2007, 08:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Can I load 8700r software onto an 8700g?

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Hi all,

I just purchased an 8700g (T-Mobile). My question is, since I will be using it on Rogers, can I load the 8700r (Rogers) OS Specific Software onto it?

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Yes, you can. Please be aware that it will not remove the carrier branding - it will still show T-Mobile on it when you start it up. You can not change that.

Here are the upgrade steps:

- download the Rogers software (P.S. - download the LATEST software; they are all written by RIM and tested and released by the carriers)
- execute the program you just downloaded
- locate and delete VENDOR.XML on your PC C: drive
- restart Desktop Manager and it should load

Good luck.

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