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    Sky+ Series link issue

    This is a discussion on Sky+ Series link issue within the Sky+ forums, part of the Sky & Sky+ TV category; For the last few months the series link option on Sky+ has become temperamental. When I set something to record, ...

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      Sky+ Series link issue

      For the last few months the series link option on Sky+ has become temperamental. When I set something to record, I then press green to series link it in the planner. I get the message pop up, that says "Searching for series link information". Sometimes it comes back instantly and the series link is setup, but most times it sits there and then says Its not available, try later. It then takes me half a dozen more attempts to get it to work, but it eventually does.

      Is there anything I can do?

      My Wife thinks its funny, as I would always moan about our Virgin+ box not working and now the Sky+ is causing us just as much grief, but me being a typical bloke, I'm sticking to my guns


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      Re: Sky+ Series link issue

      being doing this ever since I got Sky+ and HD, I assume it's something like Teletext links that are needed more (like ones for programs that are happening that day) are broadcast more and less often the further away they are away from being recorded.

      Although I do agree it's a major pain and I am wondering if there is a better way of doing it now.
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      Re: Sky+ Series link issue

      Quote Originally Posted by Undecided Adrian View Post
      being doing this ever since I got Sky+ and HD, I assume it's something like Teletext links that are needed more (like ones for programs that are happening that day) are broadcast more and less often the further away they are away from being recorded.

      Although I do agree it's a major pain and I am wondering if there is a better way of doing it now.
      Glad its not just me then, as I'm on my 3rd or 4th box already !

      I notice it works better for certain programs than others (24 worked straight away, yet all of the CSI versions took ages)

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      Re: Sky+ Series link issue

      Happened to my Sky+ this is what I was told to do

      Go to the date it is due on the planner select record and then series link.
      If it does not work.

      look for something thats on everyday on the same side day and date. use planner
      as before press record and series link it.


      Now go to the program you want to record and series link it
      should work.
      something to do with new programs series link not picking them up

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      Re: Sky+ Series link issue

      Mines been at it for 3 years at least. Recently it seems to miss programmes on the series link as well I think?

      For Example take a series 'Poirot' being shown on ITV 3 and subsequently ITV3+1 of course, with varying start times. On some occasions it will pick up and record, other times, no show.

      Does it only record a 'series linked' title on the same time each day, or everything, whenever scheduled?

     

     

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