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Update Your BlackBerry Device Driver Manually

is one of the most popular phones nowadays and with the number of new models released for the past few months, it is important for any owners to update drivers on their computer so that they can update their device’s OS or charge it via connection.

The BlackBerry USB drivers are available for Microsoft Windows XP, Windows 7, and Windows Servers 2000 to 2008. These drivers are readily available on the site and by downloading them, you can charge your BlackBerry smartphone on your computer, even if you do not have the BlackBerry installed.

Those who own older versions of the BlackBerry USB driver and has it installed on their computer, can go to the Windows Update site to download a driver update.

Why an update is important

An error message would appear every time a BlackBerry smartphone is connected via USB to a computer that does not have an updated driver installed on it.

Keep in mind that the BlackBerry Device Manager is will not be updated or installed when installing or upgrading the BlackBerry USB driver from the official Windows Update site.. Instead, it will be automatically installed with any third-party software or the BlackBerry device itself, which will require the BlackBerry Device Manager to operate.

How to update the driver

  1. Right-click My Computer and then select Properties.
  2. Choose the Hardware Tab and click the Device Manager option.
  3. Click the Universal Serial Bus controllers to expand the available options.
  4. Right-click the BlackBerry Device and select its Properties.
  5. Choose the Update Driver Option.
  6. Select Install from a list or a specific location before clicking on Next.
  7. Uncheck the Search Removable media option
  8. Click the Include this location in the search option
  9. Select Browse and go the folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Research in Motion\USB Drivers and click OK
  10. Click Finish
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