1. cadeross's Avatar
    Ever since i have updated to the 7.8 official firmware via zune i have not been able to exit my tabs on Explorer. The tabs screen shows black. ANyone with a fix to this issue??
    02-10-2013 01:49 PM
  2. WasteSomeTime's Avatar
    Maybe you can wait for another update.
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    02-10-2013 02:02 PM
  3. frkristi's Avatar
    Same issue with the version downloaded from here and installed with the SevenEighter tool.
    02-11-2013 01:13 PM
  4. cadeross's Avatar
    I didnt use the 78er tool I tried it and it failed then I just force updated and got 7.8 it worked at first
    02-11-2013 08:21 PM
  5. frkristi's Avatar
    A factory reset (and it reset to 7.8) helped on all my issues. Tabs are back, and it even seems to be a lot faster.
    03-11-2013 02:56 PM
  6. Victor Frost's Avatar
    what about the games and the contacts ? do they disappear ? Is not windows gonna fix this problem with another update ? I really want my explorer back but I kinda like this new O.S. 7.8 , What should I do ?
    03-29-2013 01:25 AM
  7. Apoc's Avatar
    IE, no longer works for me now. Is there anyway to get 7.8 again, if I do a hard reset?
    04-04-2013 10:15 PM
  8. Apoc's Avatar
    A factory reset (and it reset to 7.8) helped on all my issues. Tabs are back, and it even seems to be a lot faster.
    Are you saying when you did the factory reset, it still had 7.8 on it or did you have to update it back to 7.8?
    04-04-2013 10:16 PM
  9. HNNNNNGHHH's Avatar
    IE, no longer works for me now. Is there anyway to get 7.8 again, if I do a hard reset?
    A hard reset will not affect your OS version, so you'll still have WP7.8 after you've committed to resetting your device.
    04-07-2013 12:01 PM
  10. HNNNNNGHHH's Avatar
    what about the games and the contacts ? do they disappear ? Is not windows gonna fix this problem with another update ? I really want my explorer back but I kinda like this new O.S. 7.8 , What should I do ?
    An OS update really shouldn't mess with any personal data, unless you're using Nokia Care Suite, which is the equivalent of a hard-reset. Both the official Zune method and SevenEighter use .cab files in order to install the required files for the OS to function properly. Of course you can also install these .cab files yourself, but this method is much more risky, as you need to find each .cab file containing the languages packs for your handset, as well as the correct .cab's containing the OS and any firmware updates for your phone model and serial number. (i.e. the Lumia 710 has two model numbers: RM-803 and RM-809, the latter being the designate for those particular handsets on T-Mobile.)

    All in all, it depends on you. Do you want to sacrifice the speediness of WP7.5 in exchange for a more customizable homescreen, Bing images as your wallpaper and the ability to set Google as the default IE search engine?
    04-07-2013 09:13 PM
  11. frkristi's Avatar
    Still had 7.8 - in working condition.
    04-15-2013 10:38 AM
  12. frkristi's Avatar
    Everything is lost I'm afraid... But I really needed a cleanup!
    04-15-2013 10:40 AM

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