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    Lightbulb Removing BB8800 IT Policy (My Story)

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    I downloaded, installed, and subsequently played with Blackberry Unite. Little did I know, BBUnite had installed a custom little IT policy on my poor little 8800 that would doom it to never run Opera Mini or experience the joy of XPlayer again.

    [This is the part where you show sympathy]

    So, I started searching the many Blackberry forums for steps on removing the IT service policy on my Blackberry so I could get back to browsing the web with Opera greatness and listening to Nine Inch Nails and Weird Al.

    **Note: I use BB OS 4.5.

    I came across a couple processes that involved:
    1. Making a backup.
    2. Upgrading my 8800 to beta 4.5.
    3. using JL_Cmder to wipe my Blackberry.
    4. Finally - reloading the backup onto my phone.

    (This didn't work for me)

    This seemed like a lot of work for one little IT Policy. Soo - here is my process:

    1. Make a complete backup.
    2. Use JL_Cmder to 'resettofactory'.
    3. While the BB8800 was resetting itself - I opened the backup file in the advanced section of Blackberry Desktop Manager. I scrolled down to the 'Policy' entry in the list of backed up databases. I clicked it, clicked remove, then saved the backup again as a second file.
    4. I reset my synchronization settings back to default (none.)
    5. Finally - I plugged my phone into the computer, loaded the backup on to it.

    Voila! It works. No IT policy. Opera and XPlayer works perfectly.

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    excellent. glad it was one of the things you could remove from the backup!!
    "If you ever lose your keys in a river of molten lava, let 'em go, cus' man, they're gone!!"-Jack Handey


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    Yeah. Pretty sweet.

    Only problem I have now is that every time I open Opera - this message comes up saying - "Opera is attempting to make a low level network connection. Allow?"

    I tried giving Opera and it's modules trusted/allowed access in the options but this message still comes up. Not a big deal, just a bit of an annoyance.

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    That message has always come up..I find that it turns into a major annoyance when my firewall is enabled. When my firewall is disabled, i click Yes and I have no problems starting Opera

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