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Posted by: Maffu | March 9, 2006 10:13 AM They have CLOSED the 0800 number for SKY anybody else got a freephone number? HTH D. For now I continue to check my recordings for any FAILURE messages once a week in order to download the program that failed before it is removed from the list of The next time it plays up (as seems certain) I will try the Services menu method outlined by Andrew Chandler. http://brucelrussell.com/blue-screen/why-is-my-sky-box-recording-blue-screen.html

Most commonly the programs recorded but had so many sound dips that they became unwatchable. Mention your legal rights and Skys need for you to have a working system to continue receipt of your subscription and they "Will" listen and recieve the message loud and clear. If only there was cable in my street.... Grrr! Bonuses

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My Sky+ box totally packed up, the disk was full. Since I have the full package at £42.50 a month I did consider cutting it down a bit, but decided instead to cancel the subscription. Failing all that im going to ask them to remove it and re install my 6 year old amstrad box that never had a days problem!! The more places that link directly to this article using the words 'Sky plus system fault' the more people it'll help.

Amazing! I complained to Sky and am now getting an engineer call-out for free this week to hopefully replace the box. Thanks for the information Posted by: Graham | March 7, 2006 11:03 AM Great advice - thanks so much! Sky Hd Box Blue Screen On Startup You need to dial 0800 731 6965, then option 2, option 4.

Report Abuse Post 263 of 520 11,276 Views 1 Like Sigh-Man Boom Operator Posts: 20 Joined: ‎09-02-2012 Re: blue screen instead of recorded programme Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe Home Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Groups Albums Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts Articles What's New? Then if it has decided to turn on TV sound just mute with your TV remote. http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1631704 I asked if possible could the replacement be an amstrad and there was no problem.

We pay for Sky+ and don't expect our recorded shows get wiped every few weeks without notice. Sky Screen Flight Next press 0, 1, select - you should now see the engineer's menu. Next time you have a fault, ask yourself about the original install and try to find out which was and wasn't replaced. Your advice fixed our Sky+ box and saved us £65!!

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This will allow you to scroll through from 2X to 30X scanning speeds.With the circular pad, drag and hold forward or back to start scrubbing through, and simply release your finger https://www.boards.ie/b/thread/2056564745 This process will stop all recordings in process and reboot the box. Sky Blue Screen No Picture Here is my point/advice. Blue Screen On Tv No Picture No need for an engineer call out either.

Note that the screen does not change when you press 0,0,1, only when you press Select. I have tried running a full reset and even the tips on this site. I've now missed the repeats.It's very annoying as I feel I pay Sky an increasing amount of money to be able to go on holiday and have the box magically record Hoping this means that there is nothing wrong with the box - seems a waste of time getting an engineer out. Sky Screen Keeps Going Blue

Done. These actions require all processes to be stopped so perform a rebuild only when you have no recordings happening now or within the next 20 minutes. Empty deleted folder and perform a planner rebuild to improve hard drive health. We reboot on the first of every month just to avoid these issues.

The SKY+ box The SKY+ and SKY+ HD boxes come in various shapes and sizes from several manufacturers. Sky Box Blue Screen On Playback I would advise anyone to follow the guide here to do the reset of the system, just follow the steps, its simple. Do they queue updates?

And as I've said before, being able to watch the same recording in 3 different locations in the house is excellent (although something that should have been done a decade ago!)

Campaigns Corner Christmas and Other Yuletide Festivals Weddings & Anniversaries Crafting Local MoneySaving England N. Neither she or the support guy claimed to know about the blue screen issue. My sky plus box starting playing up around the time we started recieving updates. Sky Tv Blue Screen No Signal Just a thought, if they are using the same software on their internal systems as they use on the Sky Plus boxes we'll have to re-boot them half way through our

So we hope you choose to switch it on. FAILED due to power cut One point worth mentioning that I myself have experienced multiple times living in rural Britain is that the Sky boxes are susceptible to power fluctuations when the engineer turned up with another recon box which lasted 4 days before showing the same symptoms. Especially those of you with a box no longer under warantee wishing to avoid having to contact SKY or pay for an engineer.

He talked me thru the reset - (he was going to replace the whole box, but since I had recorded programs for my girlfriend whilst she was away, I wasnt happy Here is a list of the failure codes that I have encountered so far, along with the common problem associated with the fault code and suggestions for resolving. The I wrote a very long winded email to BskyB. If you have any questions please read our Forum Rules and FAQs.

They did not appear to want to go further and i did't want to end up cancelling my subscription! The box functions fine for viewing but I am unable to rewind or record anything. Regards Nico Posted by: Nico | April 24, 2006 01:55 PM I am in the same boat as many and have been for some time - sound drop-outs, initially only on Posted by: Chris | April 11, 2006 05:01 PM How refreshing to find that I am not suffering alone......I have had alot of similar problems with SKY failing etc and they

Last year I had the box replaced and just over a year later it has started to refuse to record, and is very slow through the menus. My Sky Q with Sony wants to randomly turn surround sound on and TV sound so you get echo !