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    Box dying - options

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      Box dying - options

      Box is Thomson.

      This morning stuck in standby mode. Forced software update, the box came on but reported "Sky+ error - press backup tocontinue without sky+ functionailty or select to restart"

      pressed select, now stuck in standby mode again.

      Will try a few other bits tonight if I can.

      options going forward:

      1) Replace hard drive (I have built computers, I imagine it's reasonably straightforward, will read the guide on here later)
      2) Upgrade to sky+ HD
      3) Acquire replacement sky+ box - will this work?

      Opinions invited, and any pitfalls to any of these options?

      Thanks
      Jon


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      Re: Box dying - options

      Sounds like the hard drive has failed.

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      Re: Box dying - options

      I agree! Sounds like HDD failiure. See what deal sky will offer you for HD, replace the HDD or pay the 65 call out and get a refurb from sky.

     

     

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