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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Jshizzy, May 12, 2010.

  1. Jshizzy

    Jshizzy Well-Known Member
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    No not the OTA. My Helix Launcher decided to force close ALOT. Back to back. I rebooted my phone to no avail. I pulled the battery and nothing was fixed. I tried to pull the app drawer and select the Uninstaller app, but it would force closed before I could open it.
    Then I had a revelation: I have the Market as one of my shortcut apps on my Helix dock. I opened it up and went to my downloads, and opened the Uninstaller app. Uninstalled Helix, and now I am good to go.

    I tried to switch from 5 screens down to 3 and it all started.
     

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  2. Krugger

    Krugger Well-Known Member
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    Helix on an Eris?
    anyways, i think with Helix there's a known issue that you can't cut down on screens when you have icons on the screens you are cutting out.
     
  3. Caddyman

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    I had the same thing happen and managed to fix it like you, twas scary for a moment though
     
  4. jreed2560

    jreed2560 Well-Known Member
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    Yeah you can't adjust the screen size while you anything on your screens, Can't remember how I fixed it when it happened to me.
     
  5. xAusTiN

    xAusTiN Well-Known Member
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    That's because you have to delete all widgets, shortcuts, programs, folders, etc. before you change the screen size. It says it all on the fine print when you want to change the screen size.

    Read before you do something, always!
     
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  6. Caddyman

    Caddyman Well-Known Member
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    mine was crashing cause i d/l'd the nexus only helix2 launcher...lol
     
  7. jreed2560

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    We've all experienced our share of "EPIC FAIL!" moments I guess
     
  8. andrizoid

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    haha ya, ive crashed my bootloader. i think that was the biggest fail. my NAND backups wouldnt even load. spent a few hours running chown and chmod commands on about 250 files....that i can tell you was NOT all that and a bag o' chips.
     

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