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  1. wilberfan1

    wilberfan1 Well-Known Member
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    Occasionally, on rebooting my phone, I notice that half-a-dozen or so apps have gotten "corrupted". Their icons on my desktop become 'generic" (a green droid) and the app won't start.

    I can see 'remnants' of the apps when I go into Settings/Applications/Manage Applications--where they have generic "SD" icons.

    I generally have to re-install these apps to get them to work again.

    Any idea what's happening here? :mad:
     

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  2. Leslie Ann

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    Have you unmounted or removed the sdcard after moving these apps to it?
    That is the typical cause.
     
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    No, I haven't, actually. That's what makes it extra annoying...
     
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    I have the same issue, its only certain apps after I move them to the sd card. Typically if I reboot they come back, it doesnt happen all the time and Im not sure why it does but it usually fixes it.
     
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    I haven't tried rebooting a second time--but I will next time. This time not only did half-a-dozen apps 'disappear', but it messed up some other apps: sipDroid, JuiceDefender... Pain-in-the-ass!! I've had to re-install/reset several apps...
     
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    I have the same problum. it has been very annoying the past few weeks.
     
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    I've had it happen to me a few times. Previously, I thought I had to reinstall everything from the Market, but this morning when it happened I just rebooted the phone and everything came back.

    Very annoying!
     
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    This is getting to be beyond annoying... even tho my Droid X reboots itself on average 4 times a day, these apps still do not show in the drawer... I hate this phone/android
     
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