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    Sand Lodged in trackball hole!!

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    hey guys, I just went to the beach and i accidentally got some sand lodged into the trackball hole and now i have trouble getting the trackball to register going left or up. What is the easiest way to clean my out my blackberry 8100 without damaging the hardware? Help would really be appreciated

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    Re: Sand Lodged in trackball hole!!

    Here should be what you are looking for

    http://blackberryforums.pinstack.com..._pictures.html

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    Re: Sand Lodged in trackball hole!!

    buy some of that canned air that you use to clean out of keyboard. you can find it at any comp store.

    i wish i was at the beach today

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    Re: Sand Lodged in trackball hole!!

    Target even has canned air. Any store like that, Wal-Mart etc. Would be cheaper than a best buy or something along those lines.

    IF the air doesn't help you may have to take if out to clean.

    Good Luck post back with your results.

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    Re: Sand Lodged in trackball hole!!

    Thanks Guys!! That helps alot.

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    Re: Sand Lodged in trackball hole!!

    not a problem

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    Re: Sand Lodged in trackball hole!!

    Welcome to the Stacks! <----my happy face

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    you look JUST like the smily face you can use on here, red!

    crazy, must of designed it after you

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    thanks for all of the help guys!! I dissasembled the trackball and cleaned with some canned air and now it works great! Have a good day everyone.

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    Yea at time shwingin!

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