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The battery is dead & the charger isn't working

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  • gordonross Sep 01, 2008

    the battery and the charger are not working. a new battery has been replaced but it still shows a little batery image with a red cross through it. Blackberry 8300



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I have the exact same problem - did replacing the battery take care of it?

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You will most likely have to replace the batter if the battery really is the problem.

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  • Ekse Jun 29, 2008

    You haven't said anywhere what kind of device you got - brand model?



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