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    Quote Originally Posted by adm930 View Post
    Hey everyone,

    I had a couple questions about the BBSAK tool. I've been a long term blackberry user and know pretty much everything about my Storm 9530 (intending to replace sometime soon). I used to use BBSAK to backup and wipe my phone, but I can't get it to work anymore. Does the program only work on XP? Or can it also work on Windows 7? I could probably check their website, but I'd rather have user feedback.

    Thanks all.

    Hey adm....I had the same problem with it as well and got lucky when I downloaded one of the hybrids. It asked if I wanted to use BBSAK and I clicked yes and lo and behold it worked for me on windows 7
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    Quote Originally Posted by adm930 View Post
    Hey everyone,

    I had a couple questions about the BBSAK tool. I've been a long term blackberry user and know pretty much everything about my Storm 9530 (intending to replace sometime soon). I used to use BBSAK to backup and wipe my phone, but I can't get it to work anymore. Does the program only work on XP? Or can it also work on Windows 7? I could probably check their website, but I'd rather have user feedback.

    Thanks all.
    Is your question if it will work on Windows 7? Because it will.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AstroFreddy View Post
    Is your question if it will work on Windows 7? Because it will.
    yeah thats my question, and good to hear it does but won't connect to my blackberry though.



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    Quote Originally Posted by adm930 View Post
    yeah thats my question, and good to hear it does but won't connect to my blackberry though.
    Adm...does your bb connect to DM?

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    Quote Originally Posted by joshjamie View Post
    Adm...does your bb connect to DM?
    yeah it does, thats why i don't get it. obviously you have to have DM closed when using BBSAK.



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    I would try deleting the current BBSAK and then reinstalling it. You have probably already tried this but try it once more. It's not making any sense. Mind you, I was having the same problem on windows 7 and like I said, when loading a Lyricidal hybrid, I was asked if I wanted to run BBSAK and for ****s and giggles I clicked yes, and it worked!

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    I screwed up the original post when I moved it... here is the original poster:

    Quote Originally Posted by adm930 View Post
    Hey everyone,

    I had a couple questions about the BBSAK tool. I've been a long term blackberry user and know pretty much everything about my Storm 9530 (intending to replace sometime soon). I used to use BBSAK to backup and wipe my phone, but I can't get it to work anymore. Does the program only work on XP? Or can it also work on Windows 7? I could probably check their website, but I'd rather have user feedback.

    Thanks all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adm930 View Post
    yeah thats my question, and good to hear it does but won't connect to my blackberry though.
    I haven't had an issue. The only time I had an issue with windows 7 was a bad USB cable. The other one I found is sometimes the power manager in 7 will try to set the current drawn by the USB device. That has to be disabled manually. Not sure if thats the case however.

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