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Do all freeview set top boxes have the same problems - they freeze up get stuck

Do all freeview set top boxes have the same problems - they freeze up get stuck in stand by mode and some turn themselve on and off.

Do all freeview set top boxes have the same problems - they fre
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There are several factors that use these boxes to "crash":

  • low quality input signal from the aerial
  • sudden electrical noise (such as from a refrigerator or DIY equipment)
  • failed self-updates

Like all digital computer equipment, the Freeview boxes are all designed to diagnose problems during the period after they are turned on.

If you have equipment that is failing more than you expect, you can use your rights under the "Sale of Goods Act 1974 (as amended)" to demand a working replacement within 12 months of purchase.

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Thursday, 17 May 2018
Janice Ramsay wohlgemuth
6:17 PM

Hi we have a Bush freesat box which is freezing and will not respond to remote. Tried unplugging and resetting which works ok till we get to "congratulations your set up is complete " but it will not accept finish.
Any thoughts

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Janice Ramsay wohlgemuth's 1 post GB
Thursday, 28 February 2019
10:42 AM

All my recordings have disappeared but the ones set to record are still there. I had 60% remaining to record.

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Yvonne's 1 post GB

3:25 PM

Yvonne: Which make and model of PVR are you using?

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StevensOnln1's 2,789 posts GB
Thursday, 19 March 2020
Keith McClelland
6:23 PM

unable to switch channel. Message comes up saying "Cannot schedule recording. There is already a recording at this time"

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Keith McClelland's 1 post GB

7:21 PM

Keith McClelland:

I'm no expert on PVRs but no-one is going to be able to help you without knowing the Make and exact Model of your PVR.

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Sunday, 24 May 2020
4:21 PM

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