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i have bought a second hand blackberry 8310 . i turn it on and  : hand held locked is displayed, enter password.i have had 3 attempts i tryed typing in : blackberry: 0000 and 1234 to no avail. i have 7 attempts left
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if you just bought it, go through the ten and after that is will reset.  After that, you can use the BB software with your mail set up.

Glenn
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even tho it is second hand ?
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yes,  for sure

It will set it to a status of new basically.

I cannot give you one to break the existing user info, and based on what you have said, I know this is the way to go.

Glenn

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Here is the software you will need to get back up and running

http://na.blackberry.com/eng/services/desktop/

Glenn
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While it is true that it will wipe it, if the devices used to belong to a company that used it on a BES server and had a IT Security policy requireing a password... its a LOT harder.

A guide:
http://forums.crackberry.com/f3/remove-i-t-policy-blackberry-569/

Another guide:
http://www.blackberryfaq.com/index.php/Remove_IT_Policy
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thankyou. life is so much easier when theres people who share what they know. thanks again, i can now go and play with my new toy
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