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SkyHD Box Very Slow to Turn On

Discussion in 'Sky Forum' started by bigfecker, May 23, 2010.

  1. bigfecker

    bigfecker Member

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    My SkyHD box has developed a curious fault.

    On Thursday morning it would not come out of standby so I switched it off at the mains and on and it was fine. The same has continued to happen since then.

    After the box has been off (red light on) about an hour it fails to switch back on. There are two ways to get it to come on either mains on and off or if I hold the power button down for several minutes I hear the HD spin up and it comes on. Both of these 'resets' result in the box scanning for channels and it starting up on the Sky Demo channel.

    This is an original Thomson :suicide: :thumbsdow box. I've done a full reset and formatted the HD etc but the same issue persists.

    Any Ideas? My next step is to change the HD.

    (Just realised wrong forum, could someone move to the Sky HD for me)
    Last edited: May 23, 2010
  2. anfukf

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    If it has not been done the psu is the likely suspect.
  3. bigfecker

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    Change the HD earlier still not solved the problem. Looks like a faulty PSU.

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