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    Format Sky HD Box

    This is a discussion on Format Sky HD Box within the Sky & Sky+ TV forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; Hi, I am moving to sky shortly, and have had a number of issues with the V+ box, and I ...

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      Format Sky HD Box

      Hi, I am moving to sky shortly, and have had a number of issues with the V+ box, and I found instructions on how to format the box, which resolved these issues.

      Is there a way to format the box with sky?


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      Re: Format Sky HD Box

      yep, there is a 'housekeeping' option (defrag) and full system reset option (wipes hard drive and reformats).

      They are both in the hidden menu.

      Also take a look at the copy+ software which can fix hard drive problems for sky+ systems.

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      Re: Format Sky HD Box

      How would i get to this hidden menu?

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      Re: Format Sky HD Box

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      Press that exact sequence and ignoring the fact that nothing appears to happen on screen until you press select.

     

     

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