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Unlocked RAZR V3 needs new firmware?

I just received a couple of "new" RAZR V3 phones from Electronics-4u and they appear to have been programmed for British market (words are spelled differently than in US) - SMS messages arrive garbled, reception is poor, etc. I think I need to have new software flashed (SW version is R374_G_OE.42.10R, DPS SW is 6234343400 and Flex SW is GSMU3xxT677GAI6Y) - but local Cingular store doesn't know what I'm talking about - Am I calling the wrong people? If so, can someone direct me to where I need to take the phones to make them work properly? Thanks,

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Re: Unlocked RAZR V3 needs new firmware?

If u hav a usb cable u can do it urself... go to this site n sign up n ur half way there...

u can dwnload a program called rds lite by searching for it on google. after u hav that software, visit the above site n download firm ware files for r374...... razr. or jus click this link n it will take u to the r374 section where u hav various files to choose from like different language packs n firmware (monsterpacks)

good luck

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