Windows Phone forum: Can boot WM 6.1 Phone

by: butterwm March 14, 2010 7:08 PM PDT

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Can boot WM 6.1 Phone

by butterwm - 3/14/10 7:08 PM

I have a Samsung Omnia (Verizon) with Windows Mobile 6.1 on it. I have my home e-mail address set up on the phone. I received an e-mail with a 10MB video attachment that the phone tried to open. During the process of trying to open it the phone locked up. It won't even boot now...it shows the starting windows screen with the bar at the bottom and just locks up.

What I think happened was it used every bit of memory trying to download that e-mail attachement. I have tried a soft reset and that doesn't work and the only way to do a hard reset is in Windows which I can not get to run. I have tried connecting the USB cable to the computer but it doesn't boot far enough to be recognized.

Is there any other tricks or suggestions or is the phone pretty much bricked at this point? Thanks!

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