My Sky has suddenly gone "Green Screen"

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  1. Stoofa

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    It's almost midnight so I can't really be bothered to investigate this too far this evening.
    However, about ten minutes ago I was happily watching Sky through our Pace PVR3 box.
    I was flicking through the music channels, starting at 340 and just scrolling through them.
    Suddenly the image seemed to freeze and then the whole screen went green.
    I turned the box off with the remote, gave it a few seconds and switched it back on at right at this moment the screen is still entirely green - no sound, no pictures.
    If I press TV Guide the green screen "rolls" slightly and stops if I press backup.
    I've had a quick check around and all of the connections seem to be OK.

    I've switched everything off for now as it's almost time for me to call it a night.
    Does this sound like a Sky issue or more likely my box has suddenly gone wrong?
    I'm really hoping it's a Sky issue of course as I've done a HD upgrade in the Sky+ box so that means removing that before being able to get an engineer out etc.
    Has this happened to anyone else before and was it Sky or the STB?

    Am I still likely to just have a green screen in the morning?
     
  2. InvisibleDuncan

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    I think the first thing to try would be switching the box off at the mains for 30 seconds, then trying again. If that doesn't clear it, I'd guess that you have a box problem. Might you have done something to upset it with your HD upgrade?
     
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    Loose scart plug?

    Edit: Doh! You already checked that! :suicide:
     

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