Pearl 8220 Flip- Running .180OS on Tmo phone. AT&T sim, phone works. When connected to computer, get lots of error beeps, "disconnected." DM (many versions tried) can not connect. I do not have OS.180 on my computer. Could that be the problem?
Running up to date Vista. I have tried other USB ports, no difference. These same ports recognize my Sony camera.
I have all this burping. I feel the BB is trying to connect. When I disconnect the cable, the home screen comes on When I plug it in, the home screen is still there. Unable to try on another computer. Have to dance with what brung me.
However, I found some more port data. In VistaDevice Manager:
RIM Virtual Serial Port v2 (COM4) and (COM5)
Univ. Ser. Bus controllers
USB Root Hub, 2 entries
Does this point to a port problem? BB Device Mgr referenced Com3 - disabled.
you are waiting for vista to complete installation of your drivers for your phone correct? there are several device drivers installed on first connect. and vista needs you to confirm each one. and if you are multi tasking while you are doing this then the confirmation dialog boxes can be hidden by vista. one of the things i hate most about that crap os. lol. i would just take your time and make sure you are not rushing any of the device installation and when it is finnished with your drivers then it should say device installation complete in the task bar. after which, DM should connect to your BB and check for software updates and such. I personaly would use app loader. less buggy than DM IMHO.
Sunkast, the burping I am referring to is the odd sound Vista makes when a USB connection (or attempt) is made. Short, quick sounds like burps. I have a cable on order, here next week.
Now nrw2001, Waited at least 15 minutes for loading. Maybe that was not long enough. After the first 3 or 4 minutes the phone icon came up on the task bar. It showed the spinning green wheel searching. This ran for at least 10 minutes until I cut it off by clicking on the icon. The icon then disappeared. I was not multitasking. This is the only application I am working with. I do not recall any confirmation boxes but the message bubble on the icon stated installation was complete. I had to click on DM to start it and result as stated, hangs.
Went to Loader in common files. First deleted Vendor file. Then ran loader. App Loader Wizard came up. Connection box empty. Detect com port greyed out. I will submit this answer then reboot both. If any changes noted will supplement reply.
Thanks again for all the help. This is a new computer after old XP system crashed. The POS Vista came with a free upgrade. Win 7 upgrade was ordered on Wednesday. Really struggling right now.
Ok I hope no one minds but I am going to chime in here.
Check here first:
Go to Device Manager and rt click on all usb root hubs and choose properties, power management and make sure no boxes are checked. If they were, uncheck and save, reboot and try connecting your device again. If it still will not connect do this:
Uninstall all blackberry software
Download and install JRE (java runtime enviroment)
Download and install blackberry USB and Modem drivers