Have you seen this droid error screen?


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  1. drkilowatt

    drkilowatt Member This Topic's Starter

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    I have just had to wipe and restore my motorola droid. Couldn't check email, or reprogram. Any *number call brought up a screen of a droid in what looked like a shopping mall and there would be a banner ad link above. No menu options available so I couldn't see that it was linked to any program, but it did seem shopping related so the market place widget was the likely suspect. After much time discussing it with tier 2 tech support they had me wipe and restore. I'm attaching a picture I took of the screen. Any ideas what it means?
     

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  2. TheNorthernForest

    TheNorthernForest Well-Known Member

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    Why do I feel so itchy when looking at that picture?

    Anyway, moved.
     
  3. radikal

    radikal Well-Known Member

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    i have those images after a call! what is it! i wanna get rid of it!
     
  4. drkilowatt

    drkilowatt Member This Topic's Starter

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    Maybe it's not really an error screen per se, but it sure seems like an error that it is showing up. May it never come back.
     
  5. Psychokitty

    Psychokitty Well-Known Member

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    Are we looking at one of the first app viruses? :(
     
  6. CobaltDragon

    CobaltDragon Well-Known Member

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    Sure looks like that to me. Probably an app that does just a little more than is advertised. This is the one thing that is good about Apple's approval process, you are very unlikely to get apps on there that skim passwords, take over your phone, etc, etc
     
  7. alostpacket

    alostpacket Over Macho Grande? VIP Member

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    At least it's a happy Droid.
     
  8. radikal

    radikal Well-Known Member

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    does anyone know what it is? its annoying and i wanna delete it so i can get rid of it!
     
  9. drkilowatt

    drkilowatt Member This Topic's Starter

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    The VZ tech rep had me wipe my phone and start over. That got rid of it. Since then, I've replaced my phone with an now Droid because the reception at my house was terrible and the Blackberry next to it had 3 bars when the Droid had 0. The new unit has better reception in the same location so I think I might stay with Droid. BB was stellar for phone and email and that's job 1. The toy factor with the Droid is X10x better,but I need to run the business first. missed calls = lost $$ sad to say.
     
  10. alostpacket

    alostpacket Over Macho Grande? VIP Member

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    im still kinda curious what this was
     
  11. drkilowatt

    drkilowatt Member This Topic's Starter

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    Me too. But so many things to be curious about. I'll think about this one when it show up again.
     
  12. zandroid

    zandroid Well-Known Member

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    post which apps you guys have installed, that way we can all check out stuff and compare.. and try to figure out which app is doing that (if that is the case)
     
  13. radikal

    radikal Well-Known Member

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    i have 97 apps! not gonna happen haha
     
  14. SCdroid

    SCdroid Active Member

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    We need a list of the apps that both of ya'll have installed so we can narrow it down and see which app is causing this.
     
  15. vincentp

    vincentp Well-Known Member

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    C'mon, take one for the team. List your apps guys ;)
     
  16. radikal

    radikal Well-Known Member

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    bah ok! haha, I HAVE TIME!

    1337pwn
    abduction world attack
    adree
    alarm clock
    androblog
    android lightsaber
    androidbook
    androzip
    appcontrol
    astro
    atrackdog
    atumble
    b&b gallery
    babbler
    barcode scanner
    bebbled
    bender
    better terminal
    blogaway
    bloo
    browser
    buka
    buzz deck
    calculator
    calender
    camera
    camera pro
    car home
    contacts
    converter
    corporate cal
    daft machine
    docs to go
    docs to go full
    dolphin browser
    drocap2
    electrum drum II
    email
    ethereal pad
    evernote
    facebook - stock
    finance
    foursquare
    gallery - stock
    gameboid
    gde
    gmail
    gmote
    goggles
    google voice
    handscent
    iron sight
    layar
    listen
    maps
    market
    meridian
    messaging - stock
    midomi
    mototorch
    music - stock
    music online
    my verizon
    nesoid
    nimbuzz
    petcam
    phandroid news
    phone - stock
    photobucket
    picup
    qik
    raging thunder
    reveal
    ricky bobby
    ringdroid
    ron burgundy
    root explorer
    settings - stock
    snesoid
    speed test
    step brothers
    stickam viewer
    superuser permissions - rooted :)
    talk - stock
    talladega nights
    the joker soundboard
    the swartz lightsaber
    tourettes guy
    tricorder
    tts service extended
    twidroid pro
    urban dictionary
    ustream broadcaster
    visual vm - stock :(
    voice dialer
    voice search
    walkie talkie push to talk
    ward roster
    where
    wifi analyzer
    wptogo
    xeekutweets
    youtube - stock!

    all of them! shiz!
     
  17. vincentp

    vincentp Well-Known Member

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    Damn, you actually did it, and fast too. Now we just need the other guy to do it so we can cross reference them.
     
  18. radikal

    radikal Well-Known Member

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    Yep! Someone else lets go! I can type 60-70 wpm so it wasnt too hard, and i had time.
     
  19. johnlgalt

    johnlgalt Antidisestablishmentarian VIP Member

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    Never had the issue, but I have a huge number of apps installed as well.

    Here are mine:

    aCar
    Advanced Task Manager Free
    Ago of Conquest Lite
    Amazon
    Anti Droid Theft
    App to QR
    Apps Organizer
    ASTRO
    aTrackDog
    Barcode Scanner
    Bluetooth File Transfer
    Book Mobile
    Bubble
    Car Mode
    Carda Lite
    Cash 4 Books
    museek
    ColorDict
    SchoolBuddy
    CTU Lite Credit Card Processor
    Elements
    iheartreadio
    Toggle Settings
    Cinema
    eBuddy
    Evernote
    Fandango
    Study101
    fring
    Paperdroid
    A Online Radio
    Cherry Rplayer
    Robo Defense Free
    MyTrainLog
    Assistant Free
    Androlib Wallpapers
    Camera Magic
    Notice News
    Sound Recorder Minus
    TV.com
    Cole's Calculus Review
    50 states
    Moviews
    Wapedia
    3banana
    BetterBookmarks
    WordUp!
    Yelp
    Congress
    Androids Around 2
    G-Mon
    Droid Coupons
    Express News
    Facebook
    Finance
    Last.fm
    B&B Gallery
    Goggles
    Google Maps 4 Twidroid
    Google OCR
    Google Sky Map
    Google Voice
    GPS Status
    GRE Vocabulary
    GTalk Updater
    gTasks
    GV Dialer
    Handcent SMS
    Hindi Flashcards
    KeePass Droid
    Key Ring
    kling
    Layar
    LinkedIn
    Listen
    Local GPS Plugin (dunnon where I got that from - cannot find it in the market anymroe, so am loathe to actually uninstall it)
    Local Sync plugin
    Local
    Manga Droid
    Maps
    Mother TED
    MotoTorch LED
    My Maps Editor by Google
    My Verizon
    My Position
    MySpace
    myTimeSheet
    Nav launcher
    NEO Droid
    Movies
    Subsonic
    ConnectBo
    AirPainter
    handyCalc
    handyConverter
    handyCurrency
    NPW News
    Pandora
    payPal
    Periodic Table
    Phandroid News
    Phone Tools (from somewhere here in the forums, IIRC)
    Ping
    Places Directory
    Qik
    MuIP
    RingDroid
    Rings Extended
    SDrescan
    ShopSavvy
    Slacker
    benchmakr
    Spades(free)
    Spanish Flashcards
    Spanish Verbs
    Spare Parts
    Untrichron Lite
    Study Droid
    The Weather Channel
    TTS Service Extended
    TweetShoot
    Twidroid
    Calculator
    com.mathpad.mobila.android
    US Constitution
    Whois
    YellowBook
    FXCamera
    You've got Shopping
     
  20. radikal

    radikal Well-Known Member

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    I also have to say, that it did it before MOST these apps were installed, maybe a month into getting the droid... but i dunno what order i dl'd some of them haha
     
  21. mrbrewster87

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    I've been having the droid man show up on mine as well, it just started today, mine are varied though, theres one where hes eatin a hotdog, then the one you showed, one where hes typing on a laptop, playing football, giving a political speech, there are tons of them, cuz he wuz just havin a drink at a bar!!! OMG!!! WTF??? Im headeing to Verizon rite now, will let ya'll know wut they say!
     
  22. YankeeDudeL

    YankeeDudeL Well-Known Member

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    This probably isn't it, but you know those apps that say you can view a pic right after you hang up a call? Could this be like that? Maybe an app like that, but disguised as a diff app all together? Besides, what purpose do those apps serve, anyway?
     
  23. Megasean

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    do you have the app "Taps 20" installed?
     
  24. mrbrewster87

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    I figured it out, i had installed the app scientific calculator, before u start it the first time a message comes up that states the download includes software that makes the droid man appear after a call is placed, so i uninstalled it and ta-da problem solved!!!
     
  25. njKeever

    njKeever Well-Known Member

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    radikal- I had the same problem with an app you also have installed, Petcam. Read the reviews for it in the market, if they are the same as a few weeks ago when I uninstalled many people were complaining about the problem. Fixed it for me.
     

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