How do they get away with this behaviour towards their customers. They immediately arranged for an engineer to come on Saturday, free of charge! I did so and now all I can get is the red standby light. We're a journalistic website and aim to provide the best MoneySaving guides, tips, tools and techniques, but can't guarantee to be perfect, so do note you use the information at your Source
So check the IDE cable if the problem persists,also there are a number of companys out there that sell replacement Power supplys or Power supply upgrade kits. Great site. Keep up the good work on this site, but it's not a web campaign we need to sort these idiots out, it's a para-military one. obv pulling the box apart is likely to void the warranty (which its probably out of by now too). http://helpforum.sky.com/t5/Archived-Discussions/sky-functionality-is-not-available-at-this-time/td-p/197441
Last edited by lauraeast; 26-08-10 at 10:57 AM. The box that I have here is PACE? I don't know if this is a bug, or diagnostic "feature" ProDave View Public Profile Visit ProDave's homepage!
Do not disconnect mains supply or satellite dish." Leave the digibox doing its thing for about 10 minutes and it should be fixed! Posted by: Paul | February 18, 2006 06:02 PM Thank you just saved me £65 or a new box. EBay Local Deals Mapper Find cheap pick-up only items near you - they often attract fewer bids MobileValuer.com Selling an old mobile phone? There Is An Issue With Your Sky+hd Box So Recording And Playback Are Unavailable FlightChecker.com Quickly finds when to go for top budget airline deals.
Anyway, has anyone else been offered an extended warranty and refused, only to see the box self destruct weeks later!!! Sky Diskless Mode Stuck in standby,failed recordings etc can also be due to a loose IDE cable or a faulty Power Supply. Power the box off at the mains .2. http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=2553753 I have tried running a full reset and even the tips on this site.
but by having to reset the box is just like not having sky plus in the first place as you are for ever manually intervening with the box and when you Sky Box No Signal Then the sound went on Sky Movies 1 2 and 3 from this Jan to begining of March. Download the latest: Internet Explorer Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox The MSE mobile menu (not all pages are optimised yet) Latest Money Tips Email Cards&Loans Reclaim£1,000s Utilities&Phones Banking&Saving Deals&Vouchers Travel&Motoring Insurance Mortgages&Homes 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.
I can't remember the e-mail address, but they give it to you on the helpline when you ask if there's anyone you can complain to. http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1443341 Paul. Sky Planner Rebuild Login & Quick Reply Multi-Quote Added Quote Multi-quote Added to Spam Report Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Users saying Thanks (2) lolly5648 2,209Posts 1,177Thanks lolly5648 By lolly5648 24th Jun 10, Reset Sky Hd Box Not necessarily.
Have to do something since we have stopped using sky+ to record cos we can;t trust it any more to pickup our favourites series. Posted by: Paul Lowsley | March 27, 2006 07:59 AM Tried to ring Sky today to report the fault on my Sky Plus box (see previous posting)Used the standard Sky phone And that won't be hard ! 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. Sky Planner Flights
Login & Quick Reply Multi-Quote Added Quote Multi-quote Added to Spam Report Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Users saying Thanks (3) penrhyn 15,007Posts 8,056Thanks penrhyn By penrhyn 24th Jun 10, 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). Problem still occurs. http://atomirc.net/not-working/sky-planner-not-working.html After about 10 minutes,the lights & the message on TV will go out.Wait about a minute & turn it back on.
Posted by: Nice Paul | March 25, 2006 12:32 PM Thinking of up-dating to sky+ but after reading this excellent site am considering waiting. Sky Box Problems Any help or other solutions would be much appreciated please. You could try a forced software update, although from what you say, it does sound like the usual Thomson capacitor problem.
At the bottom of the list is (8)Full system rebuild. See what happens when they come?. BY THE WAY SKY "TECHNICAL" IDIOT, THAT'S IRONY, LOOK IT UP IN THE DICTIONARY IF YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND IT. Sky Series Link Not Working 2016 UNFORTUNATLY the box turned itself off last night and i lost all the recorded stuff.
Watch or set the Betamax RT @stevenfairley: Just seen this a TV advert for money show with @MartinSLewis. do you need to have it plugged into the phone line all the time? waynesworld View Public Profile Find More Posts by waynesworld 31-03-2009, 15:55 #21 Nigel Goodwin Forum Member Join Date: Apr 2006 Location: North Derbyshire Posts: 41,649 Quote: Originally Posted by 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).
Find More Posts by Nigel Goodwin Previous Thread | Next Thread Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page Search this Thread Advanced Search Forum Jump User Control Panel All rights reserved. Press and hold downthe left and rightnavigation buttons together, and, whilst holding down, power the box back on at the mains.4.