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Sticky Thread Sticky: ***Newbies - Please read this message about the FAQ before posting*** by Jomtien
This FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) link below contains the answers to most of the common questions asked in these groups. Click on it and read it first and if you can't find an answer in it then please post here and someone will do their best to help you (or heap abuse on you as the case may...
February 26th 05 06:31 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Sky Digital FAQ - updated 31/10/2004 for new "Freesat" FTV cards by Jomtien
Sky Digital FAQ Summary: This article answers questions about the UK digital television satellite system "Sky Digital": the equipment needed for reception, and channels and services carried. This FAQ primarily describes the Sky Digital package as provided to UK residents. Residents of the ROI may...
February 28th 05 05:37 AM
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Fit larger disk to Sky+ by Mike Gasson
A couple of months ago came across an article about fitting a larger disk drive to a Sky+. It had a detailed description, complete with photos etc. as to how to do it. Now I can't find it on my laptop and my wife wants to get a Sky+ 160 instead of her 20gb. Can anyone point towards a (very)...
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November 3rd 05 12:10 PM
by Andy Hawkins Go to last post
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Sky+ HD functionality without subscription? by Tim Downie
How much functionality does a Sky+ HD box retain if you don't maintain Sky+ subscription? I'm not a Sky subscriber but curious about the offer in Tesco at the moment. Does it lose all recording capacity and just become a Freesat receiver or can you still record with it? Tim
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April 9th 09 10:35 AM
by Light of Aria[_2_] Go to last post
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Neybours from bbc to c5 by Neil - Usenet
Dont suppose anyone knows if the series link will auto change to chan 5, or just wait and see lol? -- -- Kind Regards Neil B
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February 15th 08 03:06 AM
by amstereofan Go to last post
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Sky Anytime snooping in your PC? by Oric
I have been having problems with large amounts of data LEAVING my PC. I have run MacAfee for virii, good Malware and Spyware finders, Registry cleaners etc etc and still the info was pouring out of my PC. Well call me old fashioned, but after a couple of days of this I was becoming paranoid. I...
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March 2nd 07 02:45 PM
by Zero Tolerance Go to last post
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Sky Anytime TV by Ed
So here is what Sky is going to force onto my decoder... http://anytime.sky.com/about/tv.aspx Sky's pick of the best TV programmes, updated daily Top quality movies to enjoy on a quiet night in Episodes from top shows like Lost and Weeds A great choice of kids' shows Hidden gems that you might...
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February 21st 07 11:16 PM
by Tumbleweed Go to last post
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Sky Movies Pin Numbers by Ed
So now if I want to use autoview to record one of these movies when I am out I am buggered, is that right? As I unserstand it I cant even leave the box on that channel as the PIN demand comes up when the watershed passes. http://www.skymovies.com/skymovies/article/0,,-1209670,00.html Ever got...
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February 2nd 06 06:16 PM
by Sie Go to last post
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Will Sky replace my old box for free by Cheddar
I've been with Sky for around 3-4 yrs paying for the complete package. Anyway my digibox is still going strong but frankly it's crap. It's very, very slow, any chance of Sky giving me a replacement box for nothing? Also could I get a deal if I switched to Sky+? Is this more expensive? I don't want...
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August 13th 03 06:21 PM
by Beck Go to last post
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Bloody digibox packing in again by R D S
My current digibox is going down the same road as the old one. Screen freeze, pops, clicks etc. Do these things only have an 18 month life span or am I unlucky. It gets switched off every night, has been repeatedly unplugged and is getting progressively worse daily. One more reason (were it...
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August 19th 05 11:55 AM
by spiney Go to last post
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Sky Magazine by Paul
The January 2005 Sky Magazine comes with a nice letter inviting you to "opt in" to continue receiving a copy before 14th Jan 05 , stating that the magazine is free. I seem to remember in times gone by it had a price on the front cover but was included (forced on you) as part of your...
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January 5th 05 12:07 AM
by {{{{{Welcome}}}}} Go to last post
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No Sat signal by D
Origonally had std. sky install Pace system, started getting lots of no sat.signal and v.slow menus. Fitted a Panasonic TUDSB40 and all was good, however after several mnths started with the no sat.signal msgs frequently. Have had ariel and cables checked, tried new LNB all to no avail. Reset sys...
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July 13th 04 01:13 AM
by D Go to last post
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sky+ viewing habits by gazza
Hi, i'm a sky+ newbie, and am curious to know if the veterans have found they have completely changed habits? eg - do you still watch live broadcasts directly, or everything via the box with a bit of a delay so you can FFwd adverts? do you record loads of stuff, simply coz you can, and then not...
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September 28th 03 07:03 AM
by Vidcapper Go to last post
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TV LICENSING by know the truth
I found a link to this interesting site about those who chase after people with no tv license. http://www.tvlicensing.biz/ seems like some inspectors think they can do what they like....
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November 14th 04 08:25 AM
by rob. Go to last post
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HD: Great but.... by SteveL
For some reason I can't record the BBC HD demo channel. (and there's some specacular looking stuff on it) I'm not that bothered, but thin end of the wedge and all that, it's somewhat worrying that a channel can just disallow you recording it. What next? Before long they eliminate *all* recording?
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May 26th 06 07:11 AM
by Jomtien Go to last post
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switching subtitles on and off by Dave
It seems crazy that the sky remote does not have a shortcut button to switch subtitles on and off - I used to have NTL digital and one of the coloured buttons served this purpose. Some of the all-in-one replacement remotes are advertised as having a macro capability - does anyone know whether...
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April 9th 04 05:10 PM
by Philip GREEN Go to last post
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Opps I just cut my Sky cable :-( by Cheddar
I just sliced the cable from the LNB going into the Sky box by accident. My digibox is years old but I dont really want to splash out £200 for Sky+. Looking at the LNB it seems I can just screw in a new cable and away I go. Does anyone know where I can get this cable made up? I just went down my...
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December 21st 03 03:22 PM
by Ian Go to last post
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Samsung 26" LCD advice by The Mullen™
Hi, can anyone tell me the diff between these two...
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June 26th 07 06:16 AM
by Psychobudgie Go to last post
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Price increase in announced in latest magazine. by PS[_2_]
38 from 37 for my Sky Sports Package.
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July 4th 07 12:13 AM
by steeler Go to last post
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Sky Subscription Advice by Richard Wagstaff[_2_]
Many years ago I subscribed to Sky for a short while. I still have the equipment and viewing card and it's used to watch the free to view channels. Now, my family are nagging me to re-subscribe so I phone Sky to see if they had any 'taster' offers, however, after 90 minutes on the phone, they...
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July 27th 07 06:08 PM
by steeler Go to last post
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Telephone line connected to box by Beck
It really frustrates me that we have to have the telephone line connected to the sky boxes at all times with multiroom. Just trying to setup my phone line ready for tomorrow's extra install and its a right royal pain. Because the phoneline is downstairs and the box will be upstairs, I have had...
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August 4th 07 08:36 AM
by Paul Hyett Go to last post
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Sub questions by mad
Some questions re subscribing to the most basic Sky Value Pack (£12.50) for one year if I may: If I subscribe, will the dish, receiver, LNB, etc be provided free of charge for me to keep as long as I like, irrespective of renewing the sub? Or do I need to subscribe to a more expensive pack for...
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October 26th 03 11:15 AM
by Geoff Rimmer Go to last post
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