sky+ "please wait" until rebooted, every day!

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  1. Jules

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    Why would my Sky+ box need unplugging every day to get the + functions working.

    Initially I thought maybe the HD was on the way out, but now I'm thinking its software related.. any clues?

    The problem is, the box works fine in the evening and I'm able to record several programs, play them back, live pause etc without any problem.

    But, the next day when I arrive home from work the box says "Please wait" when I access the Sky+ Planner, and none of the recording functions work.
    If I unplug it and reboot, it works fine again...until the next day when the same thing happens again.
    Its done this 5 days on the trot, and it can't be trusted to record anything when I'm out.

    I've tried 'housekeeping' and a forced software update, but neither helped.
    So, does the HD need replacing, or is it something else?
     
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    Sounds like a hard disk problem. I assume the box is in standby during the day? If so, the "please wait" message normally appears while the hard disk is getting up to speed, since it's stopped when in standby.

    Try not putting it in standby, and see if you get the same problem or not.
     
  3. AudioSlim

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    Known problem.

    Solution, turn off auto-standby and never put your box in standby. Bad solution I know, lol well good on ya Sky , great green credentials.

    Slim
     
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    best this week so far has been 2001. Not even close
     
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