If you see the question mark, and have no battery installed, that is normal.
Originally Posted by bmacfarland
Barry started this thread because he couldn't eliminate the question mark with a battery installed. That was an indication his battery was faulty, and wouldn't initiate the charging cycle.
You cannot simply run the phone without a battery. If you bought one, then plugged it in to your PC via USB, it should power on and give you the option to connect USB drive only.
You computer may need the novacom drivers installed i think, to recognize it as USB. Install WOSQI v4.60 is the latest i believe.
One other thing you could try, is to force the BIG USB symbol. Let's see if i remember this:
Put the cable in the pc.
Hold the power and volume down keys simultaneously
Plug the cable into phone
I think that's how you prep it to run the Doctor. At that point you would install the battery and run the Doctor on your pc. But maybe just maybe it will let your pc access the drive without a battery. Longshot at best. Good luck.