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A text message flaw can disable Windows Phone messaging

13 December, 2011 | Read the news | Post your comment
A text message flaw can disable Windows Phone messaging - read the full textIt happens to every OS eventually, especially young ones. This time it's Windows Phone - an SMS or a chat message from Facebook or Windows Live Messenger can be used to disable the Messaging hub. It has been tested with Windows Phone 7.5 (builds 7720 and 7740) and seems to be a problem with the...

 

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I love my HTC HD7 windows mobile - don't knock it until you try it.

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  • 2011-12-16 23:45
  • 0pph

Poor windows... already a minority, still been targeted for malware. I wonder its is hard for the hacker to find those windows phone users in the wild.

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  • 2011-12-16 05:29
  • F1@V

boo this...windows will provail :D

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  • 2011-12-15 18:19
  • MVg6

been happening for years hence why theres a high return rate

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  • 2011-12-14 17:01
  • mqqH

Never happened to my HD7. Running latest version.

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  • 2011-12-14 12:28
  • ttY3

Oh you WP7 haters... every OS has bugs.

Here is a list of Android bugs and other issues, and yes there are 15551 of them.

http://code.google.com/p/android/issues/list

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  • 2011-12-14 10:32
  • Muf4

> In reply to [deleted post]oh really ?

I guess you missed the news about the advapi.dll with the hidden backdoor from the NSA . This dll is in every windows starting with win 98.

lol...how's that for a wake up call ?

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  • 2011-12-14 08:44
  • 0CYB

> In reply to iguano @ 2011-12-13 15:38 from 8BDs - click to readyou have video proof of that troll ?

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  • 2011-12-14 08:38
  • 0CYB

rumours i am using Lumia 800 nothing seems to be lie this, go on and enjoy the great device

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  • 2011-12-14 08:32
  • 2@dE

Not sure which is worse, using android and have Carrier IQ track your usage or using windows and having this happen. Chances are this WP7 thing will never happen to me though. There's a better chance the government will track and android user.

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  • 2011-12-14 04:34
  • 4$ve

> In reply to Omar Mohamed @ 2011-12-13 20:08 from fXLi - click to readhe's using an android phone

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  • 2011-12-14 03:38
  • wHrS

> In reply to Winterfell @ 2011-12-13 16:37 from 4$ve - click to readBecz they keep releasing new phone, they don't care if phone freeze, having alot issues, no matter how bad is. They just making profit, and they think we r monkey who like bananas. Look at apple clean iOS, no problems. im not fan of W-A-N-A go to mall. Lol

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  • 2011-12-14 00:34
  • 49xm

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-12-13 21:56 from 3ZQE - click to readAndroid's not a dying breed.

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  • 2011-12-13 23:00
  • Fv4$

> In reply to Bailey @ 2011-12-13 19:13 from i5BK - click to readWP7 isn't in the same league as Android/iOS, it's a dying breed.

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  • 2011-12-13 21:56
  • 3ZQE

And so it begins....LMAO.

I wonder if "blue screen" will be next , ha ha ha...just kidding.

Thanks for the tip.

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  • 2011-12-13 21:46
  • 4nH1

I wish I know Stephen Elop's number :D

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  • 2011-12-13 20:08
  • fXLi

You can just see the Android club rubbing their hands at this one.
It must be Christmas and New Year rolled into one.

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  • 2011-12-13 19:13
  • i5BK

Ah! I wanted that piece of code to prank some WP7 users, but unfortunately I don't know any :(

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  • 2011-12-13 18:18
  • LaIY

Ruindows Phone 7

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  • 2011-12-13 17:22
  • Lnf1

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