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      Sky Player Forum

      Shouldn't this be renamed to SkyGo Forum now ?


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      Re: Sky Player Forum

      Can Sky Go allow you to save entire TV progs to disk so that they can be played back when the internet ain't available, e.g. for my daughter with her lap-top in the car ?

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      Re: Sky Player Forum

      Quote Originally Posted by mcphailan. View Post
      Can Sky Go allow you to save entire TV progs to disk so that they can be played back when the internet ain't available, e.g. for my daughter with her lap-top in the car ?
      Yes.

      One device per account is allowed to have the Sky Go Desktop application. This software will do what you require.
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      Re: Sky Player Forum

      Quote Originally Posted by Alan b View Post
      Shouldn't this be renamed to SkyGo Forum now ?
      Hopefully the mods are already on top of this.

      Perhaps "Sky Go (formally Sky Player)"? Alternatively close the Sky Play section and open a Sky Go section?

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      Quote Originally Posted by Scubbie View Post
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      One device per account is allowed to have the Sky Go Desktop application. This software will do what you require.
      Thanks Scubbue. I notice some progs say "4 days remaining". Once downloaded, PLEASE don't tell me it's like bbc iplayer and they also expire on disk?

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      Re: Sky Player Forum

      Quote Originally Posted by mcphailan. View Post
      Thanks Scubbue. I notice some progs say "4 days remaining". Once downloaded, PLEASE don't tell me it's like bbc iplayer and they also expire on disk?
      Shhhh!

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      Re: Sky Player Forum

      Um? Dummies guide to what that wink means?

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      Re: Sky Player Forum

      Quote Originally Posted by mcphailan. View Post
      Um? Dummies guide to what that wink means?
      I confused you.

      There has effectively been no change. Sky Player had an expiration period for some content.

      If you were to download something else, you may find that the expiration period is a little longer.

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      shame, I (well my daughter) has our 1st EVER laptop, so has become more relevant for those car journeys etc! funny how this expiry does not apply when you download to sky box, but suppose you can share a laptop with friends more easily who would avoid a sky sub

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      Quote Originally Posted by mcphailan. View Post
      shame, I (well my daughter) has our 1st EVER laptop, so has become more relevant for those car journeys etc! funny how this expiry does not apply when you download to sky box, but suppose you can share a laptop with friends more easily who would avoid a sky sub
      Actually some content from Anytime+ does have an expiry date.

      If you are concerned about it, i would fire up the Laptop a few days before the journey and download some new content just to be sure it is available.

      Another option is to take some DVDs for her to watch, if it has a DVD player.

      I would also recommend that you purchase an Inverter as it is unlikely that the Laptop's power will last the entire journey if it is over 2 hours.

      If you don get one, read the instructions carefully. The one I have needs to be switched on after it is plugged in and then you can connect things to it. Doing it in the wrong order (with mine at least) can blow a fuse in the cigarette lighter socket. This is also important to remember when you stop at the services, for example.

      They come in a range of different specifications, but are very useful for those long journeys.
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