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Topic # 66728 22-Aug-2010 14:31
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I have had mine for 12 months and the hard drive sounds like it is struggling to keep going

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  Reply # 371028 22-Aug-2010 14:38
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Harddrives fail all the time, Its not a matter of if its when.

If your box is noticeably dodgy in terms of the Hard drive, Ring sky and they will come replace it

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  Reply # 373699 27-Aug-2010 18:25
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Hmmm

I have an old grey Sky Box they left as my second decoder when I got the HD box. When it eventually dies will they give me a nice black HD box, or make me go to a standard second decoder???

Has this happened to anyone?

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  Reply # 380181 15-Sep-2010 15:22
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as an ex sky installer i have replaced some after a few days. luck of the draw really generally they are reasonably reliable. Rember if they crap out and the installer arrives he may do a hard rest which means you will loose all your recordings.

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  Reply # 380258 15-Sep-2010 17:53
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i have had mine for 2 years and i have never turned it off and it gets a hammering , and its still going strong




Common sense is not as common as you think.


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  Reply # 380267 15-Sep-2010 18:32
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I think my grey box must be 5 years old now, I was one of the first to get it and have used it non stop since. Never turn it off.

Does anyone know how old they actually are?

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