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  Reply # 387471 3-Oct-2010 20:25 Send private message

I prefer just using the friends widget in launcher pro plus myself for Facebook...




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  Reply # 387486 3-Oct-2010 21:37 Send private message

Hey, Just in case others are missing the 3 button recovery I just found another way of enabling it and apparently its a safer method than others out there (not sure if that true) Worked for me though !!!

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=785201

Now i have a working recovery option, can anyone tell me what is the best lag fix option out there ? as thats the biggest killer of my phone at the moment.

Cheers

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  Reply # 387520 4-Oct-2010 07:18 Send private message

Well after rebooting the laptop to reinstall the new version of Kies, I paid attention to the error message which is:
vstor40_x86.exe is not a valid win32 application

Seems incompatible with 32bit computers. Well that sucks. But it also explains why DrD was able to get it to install correctly.




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  Reply # 387558 4-Oct-2010 09:33 Send private message

Neets: Well after rebooting the laptop to reinstall the new version of Kies, I paid attention to the error message which is:
vstor40_x86.exe is not a valid win32 application

Seems incompatible with 32bit computers. Well that sucks. But it also explains why DrD was able to get it to install correctly.


The plot thickens.

I just tried to install this on my work laptop which is XP.  I get the same (above) win32 application message.

And now on my work computer - Win7 64bit.  I get the following screen shot.

DrD, I take it you didn't get any such error message when you installed on your Win7 machine.






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  Reply # 387562 4-Oct-2010 09:51 Send private message

Mine loaded fine after uninstall of the old version of Kies. Also I'm running Windows 7. But it shouldn't matter, because on the Samsung site it says it's compatible with both XP and Vista...

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  Reply # 387592 4-Oct-2010 11:20 Send private message

Wipeout: Mine loaded fine after uninstall of the old version of Kies. Also I'm running Windows 7. But it shouldn't matter, because on the Samsung site it says it's compatible with both XP and Vista...


Yes I saw that too.  In the end, despite the error message I've continued with the install and although I get a missing file message on my Win7 machine, Kies runs.  Same with XP.  But at home on Vista, it wont load Kies at all.




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  Reply # 387600 4-Oct-2010 11:35 Send private message

I guess you can call that somewhat of a victory! hahahaha...

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  Reply # 387839 4-Oct-2010 19:38 Send private message

Quick vid to show off HID profile support in 2.2 firmware builds, really enjoying it with TV Out, like having another laptop in the house (one with a 42inch screen mind). Need to sort out some remote desktop action, should be sweet with this setup!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21aVbYpgrRA

...and here is another showing the Zeemote in action:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8y5Z_Xc7fI




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  Reply # 387868 4-Oct-2010 20:41 Send private message

Very impressive mate! I'm also loving how snappy the handset is. 

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  Reply # 387883 4-Oct-2010 21:10 Send private message

Thats just the 2.2 firmware without any lagfixes (with about 3 days uptime to that point in time, and around 50 apps installed).




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  Reply # 387915 4-Oct-2010 21:42 Send private message

Niiiice! Can't wait for the official version to be released! :D



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  Reply # 387958 4-Oct-2010 22:56 Send private message

It's taking too long I want my Froyo now dammit!




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  Reply # 387964 4-Oct-2010 23:06 Send private message

OK, I'm getting quite a few enquiries via PM now about how to update to Froyo, so I'm making a new topic on the issue :)




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  Reply # 387968 4-Oct-2010 23:26 Send private message

If you make a guide make sure you tell people to undo/reverse/uninstall their lag fix before updating the firmware.




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  Reply # 387969 4-Oct-2010 23:28 Send private message

I'm not making a guide, only referring them to the comprehensive XDA one...

EDIT: Apparently the thread I linked to missed that detail (or at least I didn't see it on a quick scan now), added that to my topic - good pickup there, thanks!




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