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#754714 - 4th Jan 2013 8:45am sky box not working from remote
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I wonder if anyone can help...I have an ordinary skybox but I cannot get it to work from the remote...it works fine when I change the channels from the actual box itself but will not respond to the remote..I have inserted new batteries in remote, cleaned it and even tried a different remote from my neighbour which works fine on his set but not on mine...the box is out of warranty.

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#754730 - 4th Jan 2013 10:15am Re: sky box not working from remote [Re: organiser]
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try removing one or both batteries and press select button for a minute this should remove any remaining charge in the capacitor and reset remote.

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#754732 - 4th Jan 2013 10:37am Re: sky box not working from remote [Re: eddie64]
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Scratching the memory banks now, I think you may have lost the code, something to do with a code for the TV that the remote recognises, if the batteries go and they are not replaced within a certain time scale you lose the code, something like that anyway, perhaps google is your friend here.
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#754787 - 4th Jan 2013 2:55pm Re: sky box not working from remote [Re: bert1]
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