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  1. hill1480's Avatar
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    Default Cannot connect to boot ROM!

    Ok so I followed the instructions to the T on how to upgrade to .206 and tried many different suggestions from what ALL I have read. Nothing seems to work and I have a good grasp on what I am doing.

    First:
    -Downloaded .206 from link to MegaUpload.com
    -Run/Installed on my PC
    -Deleted vendor.xml file from programfiles/commonfiles/rim/apploader
    -"wiped" it with JL_Cmder correctly. its white screen says "Reload Software 507"
    -connected BB to computer (no internet connection) and opened up DM4.7
    And it wouldnt connect to boot ROM, so I read that I should use DM4.6
    I repeated the process and STILL nothing. I am so frustrated because now my phone is wiped I have tried numerous things and in different ways but no matter what I cant get it to connect.
    I desperately need some assistance with my problem. Any advice would help!
    I am even willing to go to a different OS just to get my phone back working


    Once again I've read alllllll the posts I can on how to resolve this issue. The only thing I havent done it to try it on another computer. I have deleted all files and even started it all over again in hopes that I might have missed/messed up a step in the process
  2. Nazarius's Avatar
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    Did you try just running the Apploader from the Research In Motion folder?
  3. hill1480's Avatar
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    yup! I tried it connected and not connected to the internet
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    I get "Unspecified error encountered [A:0x00000001]" I also get an error with DM 4.6
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    i had exactly the same issue!

    i was using usb port on from on my dell pc - i changed the usb port and tried again

    worked fine then
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    Try connecting your BB and use the Loader.exe file to run the upgrade... it's located in the same directory as the Vendor.xml file... I think it's Loader or AppLoader.exe, but I'm not at home to see the exact name of the file.
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    it shows that the usb port is connected just doesnt connect to boot ROM. But I tried it with it connected to a different port and still nothing....
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    I've done that as well and still nothing. I've used both DM 4.6 and DM 4.7 too!
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    i rebooted the PC - swapped the usb port and it worked for me!

    it just flashed on a red led on the BB when trying to connect beforehand!
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    yup tried that to. So who/where can I call to get help with this??? I am stumped and can't get it to connect to boot ROM.
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    You need to use a USB port that is connected directly to your PC, do not use one that is part of a USB hub.

    What OS are you running on your PC?
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    windows XP professional and I plug directly to my CPU. I fixed the problem by calling Tmobile.....I guess a force connection solved my issue
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    What are the procedures for force connection???

    Did you use the apploader.exe?
    Collect coins or want extra income??? https://www.numisnetwork.com/CER

    I'll Stop procrastinating tomorrow!!
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    A force connection? Say what?

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