06-10-2012 02:31 PM
I used to have Blackberry Maps on my Curve 9360 but I deleted it.
Now I want to re-install it because I just find Google Maps to be laggy and not really moving while I'm moving (if that makes sense.
I went to the download site on my BB browser and it is saying that my phone doesn't meet the system requirements.
How could my phone not meet the system requirements when it came pre-installed with it?
Anyway, I hope somebody out there can help me solve this.
PS: I also tried the desktop download site (that only works on Internet Explorer) but found that it crashes after you install it.
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06-10-2012 03:24 PM
I suggest the following steps (insert plenty of reboots of your PC...not just restarts, but full power down reboots). Also, it is advised that you be logged into the PC on an account with full admin rights. Further, under Vista/Win7, use the "Run As Administrator" option for everything.
Further, it has also been reported that when your user profile on windows (type 'echo %userprofile%' in the command prompt) contains spaces, then the installer will not work. In order to solve this issue, log out of your Windows account and log back in using the local Administrator account (or any other account name without spaces) and install the desktop (for all users).
1) Remove any/all device OS update package(s) from your PC (add/remove programs)
2) Cleanly uninstall the RIM Desktop Software:
3) Get a fresh download of the RIM Desktop Software:
4) Download (to your PC) a fresh copy of your device OS package from your carrier:
5) Install the Desktop Software to your PC
6) Install (also to your PC), the device OS package
7) Now launch the Desktop Software and you should find that BB Maps will be available for you to install:
Hopefully that will get things going again.
Good luck and let us know!
06-10-2012 03:33 PM
Hmmm...well, that's a completely different description than you started with...and has a whole different potential resolution path...
There's pretty much no diagnosing those -- they are the equivalent of the random errors in Windows for which tracing the root cause is fruitless. Basically, these are the last out in the programming code -- some event occurred for which there is no handler in the code. The fix is a code update that handles the event...but, again, knowing what the event is is pretty much impossible. So, there are a few things to try:
Sometimes, the code simply becomes corrupt and needs to be refreshed -- just like a reboot:
If it won't boot up cleanly, then you may need to try Safe Mode:
There might be an updated code set from the carrier -- check them via this portal:
The toughest possible cause is a badly behaving app. To find it, there are a couple of options. One is to see if you can read the log file:
Go to the home screen. Hold down the "alt" key and type 'lglg'. (You will not see anything while you type).This will bring up the log file. Scroll down (probably many pages) untill you see a line that says 'uncaught execption'. Click on this line. The name of the app will be in the info. Alternative methods for bringing up the logs are in this KB:
The other method is to remove apps one at a time, waiting a while in between (I usually recommend a week), until the problem ceases...thereby discovering the offending app. Still another method is to reload the BB OS cleanly, leaving some time between adding other apps onto the BB so as to be able to determine exactly which one is the cause.
Good luck and let us know!
06-10-2012 03:49 PM