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Old 08-02-2007, 07:29 PM   #21
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Rule of thumb would dictate that if "Internal GPS" is not available in BBMaps it probably still doesn't work.
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Old 08-02-2007, 07:30 PM   #22
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I think John means his messages for those that are ANY carrier. Other people might want to try a newer release too.
Yeah, I thought of that after I posted, but the other part is still right.
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Old 08-02-2007, 07:30 PM   #23
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Yea yea, In app loader is displays the modules it will load and I did not see a LBS or GPS type file in that list..its currently installing on my BB
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Old 08-02-2007, 07:31 PM   #24
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The link doesn't work for me (http://http//vzw.smithmicro.com/blackberry/)
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Old 08-02-2007, 07:32 PM   #25
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Don't forget to disconnect your BB from he computer while installing or the progress bar will get stuck..
Bad idea! Don't disconnect your BB at any time when installing any new software. Once it's finished and it's in the long rebooting process you can disconnect from the PC.

(Yes, make sure BB is not connected while installing to the PC.)
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Old 08-02-2007, 07:33 PM   #26
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Yea yea, In app loader is displays the modules it will load and I did not see a LBS or GPS type file in that list..its currently installing on my BB
And you won't. The disable code is in the rim8830c.* file in the CDMA directory. This is the firmware for the phone. It's the firmware that checks the phone for Vendor ID and Model Number. If the hardware responds with 105 and 8830 GPS is disabled. That's how that works.
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Old 08-02-2007, 07:34 PM   #27
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The link doesn't work for me (http://http//vzw.smithmicro.com/blackberry/)
Look at the link... it should be self explanitory as to why it doesn't work. Take the BOLD part out.
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Old 08-02-2007, 07:36 PM   #28
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The link doesn't work for me (http://http//vzw.smithmicro.com/blackberry/)
Sorry, user error! This works: BlackBerry™ 4.x Software Download
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Old 08-02-2007, 07:36 PM   #29
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And you won't. The disable code is in the rim8830c.* file in the CDMA directory. This is the firmware for the phone. It's the firmware that checks the phone for Vendor ID and Model Number. If the hardware responds with 105 and 8830 GPS is disabled. That's how that works.
OIC lol nvm then we'll see its almost done installing

hey dude send me your pin...

o and it is loading an lbs file i just caught a glimpse of it..
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John Clark is wrong on the "edit" he made to the original post on here. (There is no need to delete the vendor file if you're loading this on a VZW handset.) And why even bother with an edited alx file. Just use javaloader.exe to load each cod file of the carrier themes. Way easier...

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I have been assisting people in OS updates on the BB for quite some time. I am not wrong on this. Deleting the vendor.xml works for installing this OS on ALL 8830's, including Verizon and I will continue to suggest people do so. If I leave it out then 200 people will post that they "installed the OS to the PC but when I connect it says no software installed for the device, etc." Verizon users are not the only ones installing this new OS.

As far as themes go, using javaloader takes longer and is more complicated for most people than editing the .alx file. The edited .alx file is the simplest and quickest way to add themes.
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o and it is loading an lbs file i just caught a glimpse of it..
That's probably the lbs file used to enable GPS to track just us "complainers".
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Old 08-02-2007, 07:39 PM   #32
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LBS is just Blackberry Maps application. It can be used with or without GPS.
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Old 08-02-2007, 07:41 PM   #33
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As far as themes go, using javaloader takes longer and is more complicated for most people than editing the .alx file. The edited .alx file is the simplest and quickest way to add themes.
Wanted to add that you can use javaloader.exe with the following command and it'll only reboot the device one (so you don't have to load each cod file individually).

javaloader -u load first_theme_file.cod second_theme_file.cod third_theme_file.cod and so on and so on. Upon Enter the javaloader program will load each of the cods in the command line one after the other and only trigger a reboot at the end. So you can load 1 or 10 this way. Just make sure the theme cod files and javaloader program is in the same directory. Just FYI.

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Look at the link... it should be self explanitory as to why it doesn't work. Take the BOLD part out.
Fixed link in orignal post.

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Old 08-02-2007, 07:42 PM   #35
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ahh thanks john...dam thing takes forever to initialize
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Wanted to add that you can use javaloader.exe with the following command and it'll only reboot the device one (so you don't have to load each cod file individually).

javaloader -u load first_theme_file.cod second_theme_file.cod third_theme_file.cod and so on and so on. Upon Enter the javaloader program will load each of the cods in the command line one after the other and only trigger a reboot at the end. So you can load 1 or 10 this way. Just FYI.
And it works fine if you're someone like you or I who understands DOS/CMD prompts. Many people have no idea how to do this.
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LBS is just Blackberry Maps application. It can be used with or without GPS.
Yep, as a matter of fact any cod file that has LBS in the name is really just Blackberry Maps. It has different modules.
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Old 08-02-2007, 07:50 PM   #38
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ahh i see

why are you all paranoid about your pin? if this gps doesent work now then were gonna havta work together on this
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what the update did not do:
help gps
fix ringer volume

what it did do:
waste my time
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waste my time
That's how I feel every time I read through one of these VZW 8830 GPS threads.
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