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8100 rollerball wont scroll down

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nearly new phone, got it unlocked 2 days ago, suddenly today the roller wont scroll down in main menu screen...goes up and sideways, any ideas?

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Sounds like the ball is gummed up.. there are several sites that will show, with pics, how to remove the ball assembly and tear it apart to clean it... but be careful.. it is not as easy as it looks.. i ended up buying a new ball off of ebay for under $12 shipped.. so i suggest that route

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