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    sky+ box wakes up at 5am

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      sky+ box wakes up at 5am

      Hi All

      Have recently added a sky+ box to our bedroom and annoyingly everyday at about 5am the hard drives spring into action for a few seconds waking me up (its about 3ft from me).
      Anyone know what its doing, and if so how to stop it?

      I have tried putting the sky box on a timer switch which cuts the power between 1am and 7am but since then we seem to get lots of failed recordings, even though they dont record between these times. Could it be related to the other problem? btw, I`ve disabled sky anytime so its not that.

      Thanks in advance

      Paul


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      Re: sky+ box wakes up at 5am

      It could be the EPG updating. Ear-plugs may be the only solution.

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      Re: sky+ box wakes up at 5am

      yea could be the channel list updating sometimes what happens when sky update it you get a message on the channel lists saying no information available or somthing like that usally its sky updating them probably adding more channels on the ever grown list but if its waking you up you could er ring sky up and ask them about it maybe they could find a solution to it. i must admit ive got the ordinary sky box in my bedroom and it dont wake me up at night but you mentiond sky+ so must be different to mine

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      Re: sky+ box wakes up at 5am

      It's the Anytime download, I've heard ours do it. I would recommend turning off anytime.

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      Re: sky+ box wakes up at 5am

      Quote Originally Posted by Nigelh View Post
      It's the Anytime download, I've heard ours do it. I would recommend turning off anytime.
      He confirmed in his post that he had already turned this off.

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      Re: sky+ box wakes up at 5am

      Don't think it matters whether the Anytime is disabled or not. The 'wake up' signal is sent for one reason or another. Maybe an Anytime download, which is naturally rejected by the box, or something else being updated. My box in standby leaps into life at all sorts of odd hours.
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      Re: sky+ box wakes up at 5am

      Quote Originally Posted by Smithy99 View Post
      He confirmed in his post that he had already turned this off.
      Oops; At least his box wakes up at 5am, despite my body moving, it appears the brain only half does so.

     

     

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