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Old 04-10-2007, 07:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default The blinking red light of death!

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So I'm talking on the phone today (8700C)... right in the middle of the call my phone dies. I thought it was a dropped call but when I saw the screen was black I knew something was wrong. The only thing that shows "life" is the blinking red light of death in the top right corner. It blinks in this pattern: blink, pause, blink, blink, blink (repeat again and again and again and...).
I have tried the basics (pull battery, reboot from keys, charge etc.) with no luck. My PC does not recognize it at all so I cannot re-do firmware/software etc. Anyone out there have any suggestions? I am sure I can get a new phone under warranty... I have just been lazy with my backups and I have a ton of business entries that I would like to get in and back up. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 04-10-2007, 07:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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This happened to me once when my device was unplugged during a software update. It came back to life after a while, give it a day with that blinking red light. If it doesn't come to after that then I would suggest looking into a replacement.

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