Technical Fault 5 - One of two recordings failed - Error when two recordings at same time resulted in the failure of one. The IT gurus among you could remove the hard drive and connect it to a PC and point a tool such as Spinrite at it, but again there are no guarantees I would never have gone the plus route if I thought it would have had so many problems............ Phone calls requesting a brand new box were always met with polite refusals to give me one. have a peek at this web-site
The lady I spoke with claimed no discounted or free engineers visits had been approved in the last three months. This guide was written to provide you with a few helpful steps so that you could try and resolve the problem yourself. The rebuild will stop all recordings and reboot your Sky+" will appear. I pointed out that i had paid £250 for installation and buying the box and that i could have bought a decent dvd recorder for that which i could have taken weblink
My sky box is only 6 months old so shouldn't involve a callout charge. Sky Plus system fault, how to fix faulty Sky+ / Sky HD without £65 callout fee UPDATE, 1 February - new section: How to fix the Sky Plus system fault yourself, I have had the problem for at least a couple of months and also know 2 other sky customers experiencing a similar problem. tried over and over agin-- please help-- am I doing it all wrong?
It's a 5400rpm one; will it matter which box I get to replace it? Thanks Posted by: Pete | March 16, 2006 07:24 PM I have had two sky+ boxes, and just prior to the warranty ending on the latest one Sky kept phoning, asking Press and hold the 'left' and 'right' navigation buttons on the front of the digibox whilst you reconnect the mains power. Sky Hd Box Blue Screen On Startup Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Posted by: Jim | March 17, 2006 11:19 AM I've had sky+ 4 16 months,first box gave up after 3 months.new box was ok until christmas just after software update.now i I'll report further on the outcome. All went well its an amstrad 80gb when the engineer left we noticed that the Broadband internet access had failed.....and yes i had fitted a filter to the phone line.Eventually worked I believe this problem is also caused by bad blocks on the disk.
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They immediately arranged for an engineer to come on Saturday, free of charge! https://www.boards.ie/b/thread/2056564745 If a forum post breaks our rules please click "report" on the post or email the post link to [email protected] Main site > Forums > Household & Travel > Phones & Sky Blue Screen No Picture It worked for me. Blue Screen On Tv No Picture One AMSTRAD box kept losing lip synch for a few seconds, once or twice every minute when playing recordings or live paused TV.
Went through the whole palaver of unplugging everything etc and have managed to get tv channels working but only by deleting the recorded programme I wanted to watch originally. The locking up is getting worse. StephenSky+ View Public Profile Find More Posts by StephenSky+ Please sign in or register to remove this advertisement. 19-02-2012, 17:48 #2 Jaycee Dove Forum Member Join Date: Jul 2004 Admittedly I sounded annoyed, but so would anyone be who had recorded a couple of films, and a lot of episodes from serials, only to find that puzzling message on the Sky Screen Keeps Going Blue
Because I'd had a free callout last month my digibox was still under the 3 month warranty, and the replacement also now has a 3 month warranty. Went on to Sky and complained and they said it was a software fault and we would just have to live with it as Sky+ was free. Engineers never try to fix a problem, only ever swap the boxes for other re-conditioned models. Most blue-screen issues seem to be resolved by disconnecting Scart & HDMI leads and a re-boot (power off 10 seconds) then re-connecting.
No. Sky Box Blue Screen On Playback Then it started to jump/lose lip synch. If you have just upgraded to Sky plus and just had one new cable fitted then ask yourself how old the other cable is?
Something has happened to the data on the drive such as corruption caused by a power failure when it was writing to the disk. Just wish they would stop ripping off loyal customers.arggggggggggggggg Posted by: Dave | April 24, 2006 08:28 PM I just found this site after ive had problems with Sky+ so thought Posted by: Nice Paul | March 28, 2006 06:09 PM I had an Amstrad box that worked fine for around 2 months, then sometimes for no reason at all when playing Sky Tv Blue Screen No Signal Get rid of the left side view and move pip to one corner.Iain June 26, 2016, 4:05 pm Have had my system for about 8 weeks now.
So whilst there might be relatively small number affected customers on this forum thread - but we can only guess at truly how big this problem truly is, suffice it to Visit our online shop for the best products at the best prices and unbeatable service. Sky said it was not their fault and it must have been my AMP. I receive many emails from people who never deleted anything in their deleted folder and as soon as the free space reached 10% or lower they started experiencing planner failures.
To perform a rebuild: Press services Select help Select Sky+ Rebuild Press select to confirm A rebuild will look at all your recorded and scheduled programs and re-order and validate them. This is the 3rd time in the space of a month this has happened but on the first 2 occasions I just switched tv and sky+hd box off and on with so far have had one engineer visit who downloaded new software still having same problems. If you go into the TV guide and press the button to advance 24 hours you will see that the TV guide is still updating.
The weakest point is the cable and then the connections. Posted by: Nice Paul | March 10, 2006 11:47 PM Our Sky+ box (warranty ran out in October 05) has just started to stutter whilst playing back recordings from the harddrive. Login Signup Help Legacy site Login Signup Home Topics Technology & Internet Cable & Digital TV Satellite Sky+ HD box recording some programs blue screen Users: Threads: Forums: Search: Go to I persuaded them to see the error of their ways and now have another 90 days warranty on this new box, another Pace PVR2.
I've been pulling my hair out for a while with blue screen "connectivity issues" and missing icons for ages. You then wont lose anything. Issues can go away if we switch box off and on and press record when show on rather than series record etc. Music MoneySaving Food Shopping & Groceries Gone Off!
They said only one signal is being received that is why we can only record the programme we are watching.