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Sony Ericsson P990i software problem


I need urgent assistance, please!

I have used Sony Ericsson phones for years. I have a P900 now for 5 years and it is still working like a dream. Almost a year ago, I got the P990i. I am a lady of 58 and as far as IT literate, quite a bit above average. The reason I mention this is that I am extremely careful with my phones and use them well.

I recently downloaded the the system software update and when I installed it on my P990i, it only went halfway and then gave me an error message. Nothing I did could restart or complete the update. My P990i, however, was without operating system afterwards. I took it to the only place in our area where Sony Ericssons are being attended to, only to get the message that the phone is un-fixable! How on earth can this be? They say there is a defective component and it can not be fixed, and also that it is due to physical damage! I am really desparate - even to the extend of sending the phone back to Sony Ericsson for a professional opinion.

What would you recommend, please?

Gerda van der Merwe
South Africa

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Re: Sony Ericsson P990i software problem

I guess im extremely late in getting u t solution. it can be fixed by rerunning the update software with an extremely fast internet connection. if this problem is still something u need help with,u can write to me at

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Re: Sony Ericsson P990i software problem

Hi p990i not connect usb sotware phon problem ?

Posted on Mar 03, 2009

Re: Sony Ericsson P990i software problem

Go to sony website/support and download latest firmware release

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

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