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Sidekick 3 has big red X on screen

Screen of Death:system crash EVT1 and earlier devices not supported with the Big One(RED X)

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  • Oberkythin Apr 16, 2008

    I am trying to find out what exactly an evt1 device is. I just replaced the screen and worried this is the cause

  • solis392 May 13, 2009

    Restarting prompts the following message along with big red X across entire screen.



    "SYSTEM CRASH @10007F54:"

    "EVT1 and earlier devicess are not supported."

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You can try hard reset to see if that will clear it. With the unit powered on, pull the battery out.

Posted on Jan 13, 2008

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ok the exacct same thing happened to my phone... what i did was i kept taking out the battery, and seeing if my phone would work. there r few things that can happen everytime you take out the battery aand put it back in:
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these things will happen everytime u restart ur phone affterwards, and, usually, ur phone, even if it starts up, will go really slowly and eventually freeze, forcing u to repeaat the battery cycle.

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