Ask yourselves this question. Hows that for service - five days before thay can even check my account so I can report the problem. until we were in the middle of watching a program on playback and a new recording started then it was a nightmare for the lipsync being out and the dropouts in I started putting together a ... 1 Step 1: Liberate the driveFirst thing is to get the hard drive out of the BT Vision box. this content
I phoned Sky today and said I wanted to cancel my subscription coz I couldnt afford to pay for an engineer to visit to fix my Sky + box. I think it's just a case of waiting for them to fix it centrally. If there are any other issues with the machine, please troubleshoot those faults before following this guide. Permalink Reply by Paul on November 15, 2013 at 10:39 You may want to add the below to your post Joshua Windows XP and above will not allow you to format http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2256088/external-hard-drive-error.html
Do not worry about the humming noise on the phone line, it happens with ALL Pace PVR2 boxes (I have had three). Telephone operator was then mysteriously able to talk to supervisor and get me a free visit! Current one has crashed once so far but I'm too depressed and angry to call Sky yet.
OSD (On Screen Display) OSD displays the basic information necessary for the users to confi gure monitor or TV settings. Only unplugging it for 10 seconds would get it working again. Yes, go to section 3 step 2. I/o Device Error Internal Hard Drive March 9, Sky have closed this Freephone number.
When i unplug the sky plus box the broadband works fine so it must be the box.Has anybody else had this problem? I O Device Error External Hard Drive Western Digital Once this is done, disconnect the digibox from the mains power again and this time press and hold the 'back up' button whilst you reconnect the mains power. Lift out your 160 gig drive.If you are like me and like collecting bits and bobs for future project, there are also some other goodies in the box. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/connecting-external-usb-hdd-for-recording-tv-and-timeshiftin-511743/ It continually crashes and deletes recorded programmes.
No doubt that'll pack up as well, but it's covered for 90 days, and I at least feel I'm getting something for my £65 now, rather than a batch of other Wd External Hard Drive Not Initialized I/o Error Does the issue continue? Freeview and TopupTV), but will stick to my guns and cancel if necessary. Posted by: Andrew Chandler | March 8, 2006 11:53 AM Thanks to these instructions I have fixed my sky+ system fault.
Lost everything we recorded over Xmas and countless other times. No more waiting and no more expensive calls :o) Top tip!!! I/o Device Error External Hard Drive i tried what was on your website,i was one of the unlucky ones,but even though it didnt work for me,everything you said it would do,it did and it was worth the How To Fix An I O Device Error On A Wd External Hard Drive This will upgrade the OS on the box which to date is currently 1.31AOK EPG 4.01a.
Nice one paul great info !!!!! news Ideal!I first realised this wasn't going to be straightforward when I tried to install an operating system. Posted by: Paul Lowsley | March 27, 2006 07:59 AM Tried to ring Sky today to report the fault on my Sky Plus box (see previous posting)Used the standard Sky phone Amazing! Wd My Passport I/o Device Error
Can I have your permission to post a link on the SH forum to this item in your blog? Do not disconnect mains supply or satellite dish." Leave the digibox doing its thing for about 10 minutes and it should be fixed! You cannot boot to either the BIOS or the diagnostics with the Hard Drive removed. have a peek at these guys by karnosaurus / June 18, 2012 8:21 AM PDT In reply to: No Difference WIN7 is bad at formatting drives.
I've followed the previous instructions, but to no avail. Wd Diagnostic Utility The information supplied in the EPG is sent and updated by the channel broadcaster. wish I'd listened to him now (although will they ever sort it?).
Posted by: Jenny | March 22, 2006 09:09 AM Sky have abandoned the freephone number, it now tells you to phone 0870 404040 when you phone it. Is your PC giving an onscreen Hard Drive error when you start it up? IF I HAD THE FOREKNOWLEDGE I WAS BUYING A FLAWED PRODUCT". I O Device Error External Hard Drive Seagate Will have to get on to them, but am stuffed if I am going to pay £65 with no guarantee of resolution.
The more places that link directly to this article using the words 'Sky plus system fault' the more people it'll help. I used the hdat2 50 exe as shown on your screen shot. Posted by: David | March 17, 2006 07:19 AM My Amstrad Box packed up this week, totally kaput after weeks of freezing and stuttering, so I have bought a brand new check my blog Oddly my amp did not mind the other 200 channels that went through it.
Type "cd HDAT2", this will change your current directory to HDAT2. No problems at all. Back to Top 2. Sky said it was not their fault and it must have been my AMP.
Then the sound went on Sky Movies 1 2 and 3 from this Jan to begining of March. After a bit of research I managed to unlock the drive and install a operating system on it.This instructable shows how I managed this and hopefully it will be of use anybody out there got any suggestions Posted by: Guy Clarkson | February 15, 2006 03:47 PM Thanks for the advice - phoned Sky thay wanted me to spend the £65. I have tried running a full reset and even the tips on this site.
C. Just a thought, if they are using the same software on their internal systems as they use on the Sky Plus boxes we'll have to re-boot them half way through our And I am sure he will try and get more out of me when he eventually turns up.I am disgusted with the way that Sky CONTROL everything and we the consumer Go to section 4 step 1.