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Bug when locking programs

Dazzyman

Established Member
I've just noticed a very strange bug tonight. When I lock programs to keep with a padlock (ie pin number) I noticed when I went to view them I get what looks like a inch square dead pixel on the screen right near the centre of the screen. At first it made me panick and think it was my television but I tracked it down to not doing it with certain HD recordings (say Planet Earth) but it did it on films (as Id just locked Star Wars 1-3). I tried everything and unplugged the unit but nothing. Was about to give up after deleting a different film and nearly deleted all my films to rerecord what I can (as I was running out of room and thought it might have got corrupted) and then mistakingly unlocked a flim to reliase it seems to be a GUI problem causing it and it was fine again. So if you lock films with a code padlock and not just blue Keep thats whats doing it with the strange block on the screen not dead pixels :thumbsup:
 

Tony Hoyle

Prominent Member
That bug has been there since the very first SkyHD boxes were out.. it's just not been fixed yet.
 

ozsat

Established Member
It looked like a tv fault to many people.
 

brendan_dj

Established Member
This problem was first reported on "Launch Day" back on May 22nd.

People (including myself) were recording the HD preview on the BBC HD channel using manual-record.

The manual-record feature also promps for a PIN when you replay them and consequently, was also showing up this bug.

If you watch it for a few seconds, then rewind at 6X to the beginning of programme, then press PLAY, the dot is gone!
 

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