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    PLEASE READ...Shrink a OS and 5.0 OS

    I am posting this now as I am preparing to do a test. All the problems that everyone is having with Shrink and the new os's. Can you please post here what all you are deleteing? I am going to do a test and delete the things I normally do.
    I always delete all languages, all IM's except BBM, wordmole, Default backgrounds, help files, ota upgrade, password keeper, tty, vcast rhap, vodafone music, vznav. and that is it.

    What I am wondering is if somepeople are removing more and that is causing the issues. I will let you know how it turns out but in the mean time please let me konw what you delete.




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    I have removed all languages, games, DocsToGo, Application Center, BB Maps, Password Keeper, TTY, Vodafone, Voice activated dialing, and VZNav.
    I have had a few errors during start up and on the clock when setting alarm time, the hour and am/pm will not scroll. When I hit the change wallpaper button, the storm completely freezes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jnepsa View Post
    I am posting this now as I am preparing to do a test. All the problems that everyone is having with Shrink and the new os's. Can you please post here what all you are deleteing? I am going to do a test and delete the things I normally do.
    I always delete all languages, all IM's except BBM, wordmole, Default backgrounds, help files, ota upgrade, password keeper, tty, vcast rhap, vodafone music, vznav. and that is it.

    What I am wondering is if somepeople are removing more and that is causing the issues. I will let you know how it turns out but in the mean time please let me konw what you delete.
    The original problem of shrink was that some files were moved that were important for phone operation. I think that it is most prudent to not use it on the O.S. Until that has been resolved. If you would like I will try to compile a list of files that need to be put back. But this is very advanced stuff and don't think most people should attempt it.

    Okay I will update this as I go along.

    UpDate: I downloaded the shrink program again this morning and when I ran it again I did not see the number of files there as I did yesterday. These are the only three files I put back.

    net rim bb sendusingbluetoothapp.cod
    net rim bb simphonebook.cod
    net rim bb addressbook simapp.cod
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    Lyricidal's 4.7 COD file breakdown is a great site, very helpful http://www.theiexplorers.com/bb/COD%20Breakdown.txt

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    Quote Originally Posted by P3Designs View Post
    The original problem of shrink was that some files were moved that were important for phone operation. I think that it is most prudent to not use it on the O.S. Until that has been resolved. If you would like I will try to compile a list of files that need to be put back. But this is very advanced stuff and don't think most people should attempt it.
    That would be great, shrink a os is too valuable, it would be nice to know what is required in 5.0

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    Quote Originally Posted by P3Designs View Post
    The original problem of shrink was that some files were moved that were important for phone operation. I think that it is most prudent to not use it on the O.S. Until that has been resolved. If you would like I will try to compile a list of files that need to be put back. But this is very advanced stuff and don't think most people should attempt it.
    P3 thank you for the advice,,, I am bored and really dont mind bricking my phone... I think it is application center, and maybe one other that cause this to happen, but we will see here in about 30 min when i get this done

    I also really just made this thread to help me see what it is pple are deleting causing these errors as I have always used shrink, and not had a problem, but P3 is right I have been doing this for a lil while this should not be attempted if you do not have the experance
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    Wirelessly posted

    Btw, lyricidal released an update yesterday for the shrink.

    And to answer jnepsa's question...when I shrink, the only things I leave are bbm, default font and default themes. Everything else goes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by olta777 View Post
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    Btw, lyricidal released an update yesterday for the shrink.

    And to answer jnepsa's question...when I shrink, the only things I leave are bbm, default font and default themes. Everything else goes.
    update log says its for the tour

    olta are you having any problems with 5.0 shrunk
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