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 Updated OS install guide

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PostSubject: Updated OS install guide    21/7/2012, 7:58 pm

  • (Optional) Uninstall any previous OS from PC.
  • Download OS to PC. Use Internet Explorer, not Firefox or Chrome. (For leaked versions, browser is irrelevant.)
    *If 100% certain you've previously used FF or Chrome on same PC to DL an OS successfully, feel free to use FF or Chrome again.
  • Following successful DL, run OS file to install OS on PC.
  • On BB, go to BBM Options, scroll down to Backup section.
    Ensure Remote Backup is enabled AND also conduct a Local Backup to media
  • Go through any 3rd party apps with option to save settings to
    media card. Conduct Backup to media card within each of these apps.
    (Examples: Bellshare apps like BerryBuzz & BerryWeather;
    QuickLaunch; Shao's apps like Wallpaper Changer & SixTools; etc).
  • Connect BB to PC. Open DM and backup device. Close DM.
  • (Optional) Use desktop app like BBSAK or BBMCP to backup 3rd party apps.
  • On PC, delete Vendor file located here:
    •64-bit: Computer/C:/Program Files (x86)/Common Files/Research In Motion/AppLoader
    •32-bit: Computer/C:/Program Files/Common Files/Research In Motion/AppLoader
  • (Optional/Recommended) Run BB Boss v2.2 or BBH Tool (formerly Shrink-A-OS).
  • In same AppLoader file where you deleted Vendor, double-click Loader to load OS to BB. Follow onscreen instructions.
  • After loading OS, perform several physical battery pulls over
    first 1-2 days for OS to "settle in." Perform first batt pull very soon
    after OS is loaded.
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