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Asking for a password when i hook it to comp.

I bought a used blackberry from another person and when i try to hook it up to my computer to reinstall the OS it asks me for a password, it says something about an IT policy. I asked the person and she said that she didn't put any password just the one for the keypad. What can I do to resolve this?

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You can try to restore your Blackberry to factory settings by using a Java loader found here:
Youwill not be able to save the data on your phone. Try this at your ownrisk and ask someone for help if you are unsure about the process. Hopethat helped,

Posted on Aug 13, 2008

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