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Registered: ‎12-15-2008
My Device: 9700
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.jad, .jar, .cod ..How to install ? Please help...


I am able to install an application which I developed on my Pearl 8110 using BB desktop manager(.alx).

Now What to do if I want to install it "online"(through GPRS)  through website .

What I have to do ?
   Will I have to install an Installer in my mobile.
Or In website on particular location What I need to put? .jad or .jar or .cod file or what else.

Please any one tell me the procedure for this.

Right now I put .jad, .jar, and .cod files. Three files are shown in same  folder on
three seprates Link on website.


After opening the particular site :

If I click on .jad It shows "The returned page had no content type, and therefore cannot be processed".

If I click on .jar file it processing the download part but in middle of it showing download
fail "907 Invalid jar Descriptor missing required attribute: MIDlet-1".

If I click on .cod it shows "the item you selected cannot displayed. nDo you wish to save the item".

Please reply....


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Registered: ‎09-20-2008
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My Carrier: ***

Re: .jad, .jar, .cod ..How to install ? Please help...

Set the proper MIME types for JAD, JAR and COD files.


JAD: text/vnd.sun.j2me.app-descriptor

JAR: application/java-archive
COD: application/vnd.rim.cod


Check the documentation for your web-server for exact steps you have to do to set the MIME types for files.

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Registered: ‎09-25-2011
My Device: Bold 9780
My Carrier: government

Re: .jad, .jar, .cod ..How to install ? Please help...

Please.. Give me step to step prosedure to set MIME. Thanks