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BlackBerry Desktop Manager

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.1.0 B39
  • Total Downloads:
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 17, 2013
  • Price:

Editors' Review


Much like the gadgets it controls, this software feels like it's far behind the times. BlackBerry Desktop Manager is a huge, slow program that lags and crashes often. Worst of all, it has trouble even recognizing the few current BlackBerry models that are still hanging around the market. It looks like in Research In Motion's rush to prepare for the upcoming BB 10, this software has lost much of what made it work.

To its credit, the layout of BlackBerry Desktop Manager seems easy to figure out. Finding the things you want only takes a second and the software tries to walk you through the process. Sadly, actually making those features work seems to be another story. BlackBerry Desktop Manager will lose connection to your gadget midtransfer, which can mess up your files or backup, causing you to start over. File transfers go for minutes on end without a status update, which makes you think the program crashed. Somehow, that's more frustrating than when the program actually crashes -- which is more often than it should.

BlackBerry Desktop Manager offers a clean, beautiful interface, which is the only plus we can give to this software at this time. It's sleek, intuitive and helpful - the exact opposite of BlackBerry Desktop Manager itself. However, it often crashes, and if you're a fan of BlackBerry, you're better off trying to drag and drop your files and media to your gadget than deal with this program.

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User Reviews

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1 stars

"Do not install!!"

June 29, 2013  |  By lighthouse1477

 |  Version: BlackBerry Desktop Manager 7.1.0 B39


Haven't even been able to use the program.


My blackberry automatically asked if I wanted to update it to the 7.1.0 version. During the installation, while it was trying to "Link Java", it cut off and a message popped up in a white screen "App Error 200". Since then I haven't been able to restart, reset, nor reboot my blackberry. I later found out this is "white death" to the blackberry. I've been working on it for hours and still cannot get it back to running condition.

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5 stars

"Very useful and easy to download and install."

May 01, 2013  |  By mvmahesh

 |  Version: BlackBerry Desktop Manager 7.1.0 B39


Easy to download and install. No viruses.


Nothing to note.


Overall very good experience.

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3 stars

"It's Blackberry......"

April 27, 2013  |  By Bobs415

 |  Version: BlackBerry Desktop Manager 7.1.0 B39


The program works as advertised, particularly if you read and understand the directions.


Navigating the program is not user friendly. You must be familiar with their proprietary terminology. I'm not comfortable with it, and will buy an iPhone soon.



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Full Specifications

Publisher Research In Motion
Publisher web site
Release Date December 14, 2012
Date Added January 17, 2013
Version 7.1.0 B39
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Data Transfer & Sync Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 113.86MB
File Name 710_b039_multilanguage.exe
Total Downloads 1,462,440
Downloads Last Week 339
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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