BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-14-2007, 10:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Atlanta, GA
Model: 7230
Posts: 1
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Question 7100T will not boot

Please Login to Remove!

I have a Blackberry 7100t for T-Mobile. No matter what I do when I power the device, it will give me a perpetual hour-glass, and never boots up. Some suggested that I use the JL_Cmder utility to wipe the OS:

C:\Program Files\JL_Cmder>javaloader -u wipe
RIM Wireless Handheld Java Loader
Copyright 2001-2005 Research In Motion Limited
Connecting to device...

However, this utility can connect to the device. After a half an hour, I got a timeout message stating that utility can not connect to the port. Below are options I tried:

1) Removed the sim card, and plugged the USB cable to the device that is connected to the computer.

2) I tried #1 and also removed the battery

3) I removed the sim card, battery, and the USB tether from the device for a couple days in hopes that the device would lose it settings info and reset itself being that it had no power. That didn't work.

Is there anything else that I should try to revive this device?
Offline  
Old 03-14-2007, 11:23 AM   #2 (permalink)
EPIC MOD
 
ezrunner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Virginia Beach
Model: ZED10
OS: DOS 3.1
PIN: INK STICK
Carrier: Tmobile
Posts: 12,214
Post Thanks: 9
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Default

Give this a shot


Wipe device with JL_CMDR before doing the following


1. Install Desktop Manager (You can skip this if it is already installed)
2. Install firmware package for your device on your pc (You can skip this if it is already installed)
3. Make sure Desktop Manager is not running
4. Start loader.exe for C:\Program Files\Common Files\Research in Motion\AppLoader
5. Click on Next in the Application Loader window
6. Remove the battery from your BB
7. Connect your BB to the USB cable
8. Reinsert the battery
9. The drop down list "Connection:" should now change from COM1 to either USB:UNKNOWN or USB:[BBPIN]. As soon as you see "USB:..." click on Next and Application loader should be able to reconnect to your device. Now you can reload the firmware.

As timing is important for this procedure, it can be possible that you will need to try multiple times Good luck
__________________
ZED 10
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

3M Electronics Service Vacuum Model 497
$35.0
3M Electronics Service Vacuum Model 497 pictureWedding Cake Windsock 50in Kite Household Handheld Vacuums
$313.99
Wedding Cake Windsock 50in Kite Household Handheld Vacuums pictureVacuum Atmospheres VAC Chamber AO-316-C Oxygen Analyzer AM-2031 Moisture Trace
$1999.99
Vacuum Atmospheres VAC Chamber AO-316-C Oxygen Analyzer AM-2031 Moisture Trace pictureFieldpiece SMAN360 Wireless 3-Port Digital Manifold with Vacuum Gauge
$383.2
Fieldpiece SMAN360 Wireless 3-Port Digital Manifold with Vacuum Gauge pictureNear Mint - Fisher 282A Vacuum Oven Cat. No.: 13-262-52 - 6 month full Warranty
$3375.0
Near Mint - Fisher  282A Vacuum Oven Cat. No.: 13-262-52 - 6 month full Warranty picture






Copyright 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.