Is this a known issue with OS 5 beta? If so, I'll have to downgrade back to 4.7. That brings up another issue - how do I do downgrade the OS? The upgrade was painless.
OS5 is beta, not everything is implemented. As far as downgrading goes, simply uninstall the OS5 beta software, delete the Vendor.xml(C:\Program Files\Common Files\Research In Motion\AppLoader) file, then install the 4.7.x.x, finally run DM to install(phone docked obviously).
Thank you Lastraid. I re-installed 5.0, and set up a manual dialup networking connection. Works great!
My laptop runs Vista 64. Apparently some problems with bluetooth drivers for that. I did a search on google for "widcomm vista 64", and found a link to a Gateway computers web site. I can now also connect from laptop to the Tour for dialup networking, using bluetooth.
Interesting thing has happened. After manually creating the dialup connection, VZWM now works! Not that it really matters, I don't see any benefit to using VZAM or the manual connection, but interesting nonetheless.
Further followup on the thread above. Using Vista 64, manual dialup connection works fine ONLY if Blackberry Desktop Manager is running in the background. I was having trouble with the connection, and read on the BB FAQ that DM in the background is required for tethering. With BB DM in background, the connection works fine again.
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