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  1. grommmm's Avatar
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    Default Update to OS v7.1 taking too long? 1h50min

    Hi bb-ppl

    i'm updating to v7.1.0.258 on a BBBold 9900. It's taking its sweet time - 1h50min and counting. Is that too long? should i unplug it?

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    what screen are you on? Also, what procedure did you use to load the OS? After downloading the OS, did you restart your pc?
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    Yah. I think its a bit too long.. THe latest leaked is 7.1.0.267 so why are you using the 7.1.0.258??

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    Thanks sharma.

    BB-Desktop says "Waiting for connection or signal" (soft translation from german "Warten auf Netz")

    I am conducting the update through the BB-Desktop software. Did not restart my comp after installing the update. Deleted Vendor.xml though. I returned to BBerry a fews days now after 1,5 years, so dont know the new methods..

    So, it's too long, right? I'll unplug it, and see what happens. From what i remember, i think it's stuck in the "recover/restore"-mode.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grommmm View Post
    Thanks sharma.

    BB-Desktop says "Waiting for connection or signal" (soft translation from german "Warten auf Netz")

    I am conducting the update through the BB-Desktop software. Did not restart my comp after installing the update. Deleted Vendor.xml though. I returned to BBerry a fews days now after 1,5 years, so dont know the new methods..

    So, it's too long, right? I'll unplug it, and see what happens. From what i remember, i think it's stuck in the "recover/restore"-mode.
    Are you using the correct OS for the 9900 ?

    I have not seen a leak of .258 for this phone.
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    @Charles, also many thanks.

    I used the .258-Version because it was released by T-Mo, and i bought a T-Mo device ...

    Just unplugged it. Not a brick yet, just the home screen and the old v7.0-Version ...

    So, it [update process] begins (again)
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    @Legal Eagle, i ment the .205 ... T-Mobile 9900 v7.1.0.205 update finally available!!!
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    Ahh good to know everything is working well now... For me, usually each update should not take more than 30 mins.

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    As chaddeus said! Also try to reboot your computer, and then try.
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    Thanks for the help, guys

    Did a computer reboot. Started everything again. Running smoothly now. The computer reboot did the trick for me.

    Will post again after i'm done for future references if anyone encounters the same problem.
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    Not a problem, we're here to help!
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    everythings well, that ends well

    update went smoothly. Restart after installing the new OS did the trick.

    Have a nice day
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    not to sound like a d**k, but there is a button for thanks and likes lol...just sayin'

    Glad to hear your phone is up and running. I personally think that .267 is probably the most stable OS...that's just me though.
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    hahah no, that's not d**k-like at all ) fixed my update, and learned smthg along the way (thanks button is being preffered)

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    Just a quick question for everyone who has tried both the .205 and the .267 leaks. Any significant advantages of one over the other?
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    Quote Originally Posted by sharma0702 View Post
    not to sound like a d**k, but there is a button for thanks.
    Begging for someone to Thank You, does make you sound like one. Does it not make you feel a little cheap, begging, or is a ThankYou rating THAT important?

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