Support for BlackBerry Desktop Software on Microsoft Windows 8

Article ID: KB32926

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 01-24-2013


Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry Desktop Software 7.1
  • BlackBerry Desktop Software 7.1
  • Microsoft Windows 8

BlackBerry Desktop Software will function when installed on Microsoft Windows 8, however .NET Framework 3.5 must be installed and enabled prior to the installation of the BlackBerry Desktop Software. Microsoft .NET 3.5 framework can be installed and enabled by following the instructions in the Microsoft article listed below.

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See KB12268 for supported applications for organizer synchronization. 


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