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#61196 11-May-2010 21:19
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Hi There!

I am wondering if it's possible to easily exchange the HDD in my MYSKY Box? 320GB is very little!


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  #329143 11-May-2010 21:33
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No not likely... and you may brick it (voiding any warranty in the process).




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  #329152 11-May-2010 21:54
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Sky still owns your box, even if you paid the $600 fee upfront. So you cannot do anything to it as it will breach your agreement with Sky.

 
 
 
 


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  #329156 11-May-2010 21:56
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Most PVRs work on the basis of a 'virtual' partition also. So even if you put a 1TB drive it it and got it working, it's likely the software would still think it was only 300gb.

Oh, and what Kraven says too. :)





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  #329159 11-May-2010 22:02
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The following article describes how to do this with Sky UK boxes.

http://www.techradar.com/news/television/how-to-upgrade-your-sky-hd-s-hard-drive-603193?artc_pg=1

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  #330228 14-May-2010 21:09
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While 320GB may be little, the reality is worse. As I understand it, half the disk is reserved to store downloads for their movies on demand service. So you only get 160GB, which is pathetic for recording HD. It's one of several reasons I haven't upgraded yet (MySky's DRM being the other main reason).

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  #331145 17-May-2010 23:56
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ZollyMonsta: Most PVRs work on the basis of a 'virtual' partition also. So even if you put a 1TB drive it it and got it working, it's likely the software would still think it was only 300gb.

Oh, and what Kraven says too. :)



I've seen it done with a 1TB drive using the Copy+ software working fine 




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  #331365 18-May-2010 13:57
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JaBZ - Is that on a NZ MySky HDi box?

Cool if it is.

 
 
 
 


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  #331995 19-May-2010 21:46
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Yep




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