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    • Ms-Money-Penny
    • By Ms-Money-Penny 15th Feb 06, 6:51 PM
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    Reformat Sky+ hard drive
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    • 15th Feb 06, 6:51 PM
    Reformat Sky+ hard drive 15th Feb 06 at 6:51 PM
    My sky+ box is playing up i've been told it needs to be reformatted . Can i do this without phoning sky
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  • chilli_dog
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    • 15th Feb 06, 7:16 PM
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    • 15th Feb 06, 7:16 PM
    i think this is it.

    unplug the box
    hold in left and right arrow buttons on box together
    plug in mains
    wait for green light to come on in middle of the box
    press back up on the box

    wait for the fromat, takes 5 - 10 mins
    • john-306
    • By john-306 15th Feb 06, 7:26 PM
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    • 15th Feb 06, 7:26 PM
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    • 15th Feb 06, 7:26 PM
    Mine playing up so just done a Full system reset and that sorted it, you do lose all recordings though.

    Services > 4 > 0 > 1 > Select.... Press them one after the other... then it's 8 Full system reset.

    You can try the housekeeping option first which doesn't wipe all but that didn't work for me.
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