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Hourglass comes on 5-6 times a day and screen goes black

Periodically throughout the day my blackberry 8310 screen will go black and then an hourglass comes on a spins for what seems like forever. After that the phone comes back on and sometimes says verifying security and then searches for network. Way does this happen? same problem not quite so often, but symptoms exactly the same.

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You probably need to update your software to the latest version. You can download it from your service provider or from RIM: www.blackberry.com

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