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Troubleshooting

The BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator takes a long time to start

Possible cause

After the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator starts, it loads the BlackBerry Java Virtual Machine and the .cod files. If the previous BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator ended unexpectedly or if you have never run this version of the simulator on your computer before, the simulator must also link the files of the simulated file system together.

Possible solution

Try one of the following:
  • Avoid recreating and linking the file system. If possible, do not delete any *.dmp files in the folder that contains the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator.
  • Avoid restarting the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator. Instead of restarting to load a .cod file, load a .cod file while the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator runs. On the File menu, click Load BlackBerry Application or Theme.

I have a JVM error 543

Possible cause

The file system is from a previous instance of the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator.

Possible solution

Try one of the following:
  • On the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator, on the File menu, click Reset.
  • At the command prompt, add the /reset-filesystem option to the command.
  • Delete the *.dmp files.

Files for the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator

The following files are in the installation folder of the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator. By default, the location of the installation folder is Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators 6.x.x\6.n.n.nnn (<model_number>).

File

Description

*.alx

For each application, specifies how it should be deployed on the BlackBerry device

<model_number>.bat

Specifies the batch file to start the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator

*.dmp

Specifies dump files, the simulated file system and, if it exists, the media card

*.debug

Specifies debugging versions of the files

clean.bat

Specifies the batch file to clean up the simulator folder

fledge.exe

fledge.dat

fledge<model_number>.dll

fledgeextractor.exe

Specifies the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator application and supporting files

fledge-user.chm

Specifies the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator user help file

fledgecontroller.exe

fledgecontroller.dll

Specifies the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator controller tool and associated dynamic library, for using the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator with scripts

ide-update.bat

Specifies the batch file to update the the IDE.jar file of the BlackBerry Java Development Environment with newer BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator options

_manifest

Specifies the master list of files, used when cleaning the directory

Java\*.cod

Specifies the application .cod files

The location of user settings

Your operating system specifies the default save location for the .conf files that contain the settings you apply to the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator. For all operating systems, if the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator cannot save information to the specified folder (%PROFILE%\net\rim\fledge-2), your settings will be stored in a temporary folder.

Operating system

Location

Windows XP and Windows Vista

C:\Documents and Settings\<user_name>\net\rim\fledge-2

Windows 7

C:\Users\<user_name>\net\rim\fledge-2\