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Device error 373 reset

Whenever I switch on my blackberry set I get device error 373

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The device is nuked! i have lots laying around with same error and i use them for parts! the device is nuked has hardware errors even if you re install the os it still will error out!

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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There are three main types of Reset that apply to the Blackberry. These are listed in order below. Instructions for Blackberry Pearl are slightly different - see bottom section of the Tip.

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Be aware that resets such as these may erase data, such as contacts, ring tones, pictures, text messages and stored Internet files and emails. Make sure to back up important information beforehand if at all possible. You can obtain software to back up the device to your computer directly from Blackberry Below.


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Hope this Tip helps. If so please do leave a vote for the solution.

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Device Error 373 Reset


Hello afterhours!!!

Is seems funny but according to blackberry customers , seems the error is fixed by dropping down the phone on a floor!!!
Not sure about the solution .. But y not give a try on a carpet floor!!


Regards
Smilemaker

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When attempting to send messages from the BlackBerry device, the BlackBerry device user receives the following Java error called uncaught exception java.lang.illegal argument exception:

To over come this error you need to complete the following steps:
First, perform a full backup of the BlackBerry device data:
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Blackberry 7290 device error:373 reset


Hi Anand

Practically speaking i spent 3 hours looking for your solution but nothing much even the BB intelectuals failed .Try these steps out it may resolve the issue and lets hope for the best .

This error : 373 : Device Error means that the Timers are corroupted

1. Remove the battery for at least 5 minute.
2. Make sure u have working SIM card, other wise remove the old SIM.
3.You should receive an Hour glass spinning. Give a few minutes, after that u will see a 507 message on the bb screen, (which means there is no app loaded on the bb)
4.If this dosent work
Use application loader to wipe handheld clean and reinstall base software but do backup your data

And please let me know .

Apr 04, 2009 | RIM BlackBerry 7290

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Blackberry Rim Error: 373.......HELP!!!!


A reset should allow you to turn the device back on.

Hold down ALT+RIGHT SHIFT(CAP)+DELETE simultaneaously for a few seconds.

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for that problem you should re-install the blackberry system for your pda and it would work! good luck!

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I am getting Device error 373... i coudnt acess my mobile..

is there any solution

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he device is displaying a message Device Error 373 Reset

How can I resolve this problem blackberry 7290 reset 373 problem

Apr 08, 2008 | RIM BlackBerry 7290

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Bang your device hard on the floor a few times and it will come back to life. Seriously!
I REALLY threw it down hard, and then now, after the revolving hourglass for Many many minutes, it's back up and running.

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