It worked just fine and saved the money and hassle of hanging around for an engineer and having the day off work! STEP 7: Once the rebuild process is completed, your Sky+box will automatically restart itself. Sky suggest that: On your remote, press Services, then 0 1 (select) and chose the Install menu. Anyone else seeing this problem or has a fix? http://atomirc.net/not-working/sky-planner-rebuild.html
Its great technology if it worked!!sky should make the boxes free seeing as you have to have a working box in order to subscribe to sky,even more so because of all Posted by: Mary | February 24, 2006 02:58 PM Hi I am having the system fault that you describe and have just tried the fix that you recommend but unfortunately I My box is also only two months out of warranty, so please add me to your list. If you've cleared out your old recordings and the Sky box is still showing that there is no free space, then there could be a problem with the Planner itself. https://www.sky.com/help/articles/problems-with-your-recordings-and-planner
I think it's just a case of waiting for them to fix it centrally. When I got back from work (a friend waited in for the engineer) I found that my recording was fubared. Went again last week when I followed your guide - thanks. First box was a Pace, current box is Amstrad.
This will upgrade the OS on the box which to date is currently 1.31AOK EPG 4.01a. One question though i have the amstrad 500gb box which to my knowledge has 250gb personal space and 250gb for anytime, what would happen if i turned 'off' anytime, would this IF I HAD THE FOREKNOWLEDGE I WAS BUYING A FLAWED PRODUCT". There Is An Issue With Your Sky+hd Box So Recording And Playback Are Unavailable Another AMSTRAD box liked to turn itself on and off whenever it wanted.
Firstly, you are now paying subs, ok, you can watch channels, but you can't record them I would phone Sky and ask to cancel my subs, when asked why, say the The odd thing is that the phone part of the box is still working so not that critical as yet but a fear it will eventually fail. If I have to call Sky I'll be using the "I'm gonna cancel." line. :) Posted by: Chas Rodgers | March 19, 2006 03:04 PM Thanks for doing this - Our check that It just gives the System Fault message.
In the end I took the opportunity to upgrade the hard disk to 250GB (about 125 hours) with an upgrade kit from XtendedPlay: http://www.xtendedplay.co.uk/sky-hard-disk-upgrade-kit-250gb-drive-p-47.html Now I've got loads of extra recording Sky Box No Signal Sometimes it won't let you witch it back on unless you switch it off at the plug and then back on again It happened lots last night and right near the Worked a treat for much more than a year and for me sky+ revolutionised the way we watched tv. More worrying is the system freezing and switching itself off.
I was astonished at the unsympathetic, almost confrontational stance taken by the tech team, this before I had even started to complain. More Help I'm thinking of calling back and saying that I am going to switch to NTL and see what they say then. Sky Hd Planner Rebuild 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, Reset Sky Hd Box The Register has alleged that "Sky charges for repairs to non-faulty digiboxes" (January 2005), and suggested that automatic updates sent from Sky to your Sky+ box can inadvertantly cause your Sky
Simply removing the phone cable stops the humking so i know its the sky+ box. One had a stuffed modem and the other had no LNB2 signal. The box that I have here is PACE? So I would suggest to those people who don't get a result first time to persist. Sky Planner Flights
However it did take a couple of goes and I left the box disconnected from the mains overnight. Further resources about Sky HD and Sky Plus Comments Hey, Paul - excellent news, and a great write up. I switched off elec to save leaving stuff "on" whilst on holiday and now its half term, no TV.. http://atomirc.net/not-working/sky-planner-not-working.html Posted by: Dave Furniss | February 21, 2006 12:07 AM i had my Sky+ 160 replaced just before Christmas when it was still under warranty, although this did take a lot
sky locks up completely, fails previously recorded programmes we have to switch off and start again. Sky Series Link Not Working 2016 Posted by: Carol | April 12, 2006 08:57 PM Hi, our warranty ended about two weeks ago. I'll attempt to fix it myself, hopefully it'll work.
Be persistent and don't pay! Posted by: Nancy B | March 26, 2006 03:14 PM Just adding my name to the list, started having playback problems about 2 month ago (just after my warranty ran out). It seems very convenient that this just happens to occur just after the 12 month warranty is up... Sky Box Problems powering the box back on was to say the least challenging, took 5 attempts at switching it of, on and unplugging completely.
Think your right about the sky software updates it seems that since all the menus altered i have had nothing but trouble and would gladly leave sky ,but before it went Posted by: Nigel Spriggs | April 6, 2006 01:05 PM Thanks for this advice. Posted by: emma | March 16, 2006 02:22 PM My SKY+ box froze up on just it's 2nd day out of the box it's a Thompson (which I thought was a http://www.satcure.co.uk/accs/page12.htm Ah, Hmmmm I was thinking more along the lines of whacking it with a hammer or doing some sort of white magic over the box Thanks for your help though,
Now we get sound dropout on Dolby Digital recordings, the planner cannot be acessed sometimes without unplugging the box and turning it on again, we get failed recordings and the box Thanks We can now provide you with more relevant help. Search for: Recent Questions Top Up TV Programme Guide Not Working Help with the Nikkai 7inch TV Is Top Up TV Worth It? See if you can access the library using Copy+ software.
STEP 8: You have to hold up for a further two minute time period after the red light has appeared. Called Sky, and they suggested the £65.00 call-out, but with haggling it is now down to £32.50. If you are one of those who are affected (go on - try it and see), the solution is to press Services on the remote and scroll to 'Customise' and disable Posted by: Simon Petros | March 28, 2006 05:55 PM The Sky Plus engineer came yesterday and replaced our faulty Pace Sky+ box with a refurbished Amstrad box (photos: Pace, Amstrad).
Think I should phone to cancel my subscription - I am paying £46 a month for sky+ and multiroom! What is the sky+hd planner rebuild procedure? Any help would be greatly appreciated. A call to Sky resulted in the reset process being applied, but after a few short hours the sky plus box failed again.
So what box do you have then James? The day came and the engineer installed the Amstrad sky plus box. I'm holding out for a Pace box as Tech just told me the sound issues are only on the Amstrad boxes and that there was a shortage of Pace ones - Find More Posts by davepusey 28-02-2011, 19:26 #13 Masteriser Forum Member Join Date: Jun 2006 Posts: 2,087 Satcure also have a service whereby you remove the Power Supply Board,
STEP 5: Now press on “select” button on your Sky Tv remote and you will get an onscreen message stating “This will take a few minutes to complete. This weekend I started to review how much I actually watch Sky and realised it wasnt that much. Lost everything we recorded over Xmas and countless other times.