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    Proxis is offline BlackBerryOS Friend
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    Installing leaks and the order of things....

    Hello All:

    I have a question regarding restoring data after wiping and loading a new OS.

    I'm using .148 now and I've always done in place upgrades but now I prefer to wipe clean and do it fresh. I know how to backup my apps, which I learned the hard way is different than just "backing up" using DM. I know how to wipe using JL Commander and how to install the new OS....So I can do it all, except when I go to restore...what is the order of things AFTER, I WIPE and install new OS? After .148 was installed I restored my DM backup then my apps and I've had a few problems. I want to wipe and start over BUT.....

    Do I restore the backup I made with DM and then restore my app backup? Or do I restore the app backup first, then the other DM backup? Do I restore the backup I made with DM at all? I suppose I have to if I want all my messages & settings back...correct?

    can someone give me a 1, 2, 3 AFTER the point where the new OS has been installed? Thx in advance and sorry if I was confusing.....:beerchug:



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    Quote Originally Posted by Proxis View Post
    Hello All:

    I have a question regarding restoring data after wiping and loading a new OS.

    I'm using .148 now and I've always done in place upgrades but now I prefer to wipe clean and do it fresh. I know how to backup my apps, which I learned the hard way is different than just "backing up" using DM. I know how to wipe using JL Commander and how to install the new OS....So I can do it all, except when I go to restore...what is the order of things AFTER, I WIPE and install new OS? After .148 was installed I restored my DM backup then my apps and I've had a few problems. I want to wipe and start over BUT.....

    Do I restore the backup I made with DM and then restore my app backup? Or do I restore the app backup first, then the other DM backup? Do I restore the backup I made with DM at all? I suppose I have to if I want all my messages & settings back...correct?

    can someone give me a 1, 2, 3 AFTER the point where the new OS has been installed? Thx in advance and sorry if I was confusing.....:beerchug:
    Here is how I have always done it with no issues

    Install OS
    Restore DM back up
    Restore 3rd party if needed.

    That has never caused any issues that I can recall

    What sort of problems are you having?
    Last edited by Bryan; 05-23-2009 at 07:39 PM.

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    Thats the process I used.

    I was having issues where uopn reboot I was getting a message requesting key store passwords and I put it in put it kept asking me for them. Also after the install, Enterprise Activation seemed to happen by itself! (I am using BES in my office), but it failed and now my contacts wont come back and I cant activate, I get an error. When I resend service books I get the same Key Store popups.



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    Please check out my signature which has a link to the upgrade guide. Good luck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Proxis View Post
    Thats the process I used.

    I was having issues where uopn reboot I was getting a message requesting key store passwords and I put it in put it kept asking me for them. Also after the install, Enterprise Activation seemed to happen by itself! (I am using BES in my office), but it failed and now my contacts wont come back and I cant activate, I get an error. When I resend service books I get the same Key Store popups.
    Proxis I am not familiar with BES so hopefully one of the other members can help you out on that.



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    Are you trying to activate wirelessly or through the DM?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bbcrackman View Post
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    Are you trying to activate wirelessly or through the DM?
    Thanks BB I was hoping you were on here somewhere

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    Quote Originally Posted by bmtenney View Post
    Thanks BB I was hoping you were on here somewhere
    Im here, just walked in the door

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