bit-tech.net

Go Back   bit-tech.net Forums > Misc > General

Reply
 
Thread Tools View Mode
Old 5th May 2017, 19:58   #1
goldstar0011
Mod Master
 
goldstar0011's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Rochdale
Posts: 2,769
goldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyan
Sky recordings after upgrade

My boss has a 2tb sky box with alot of recordings and it upgrading to Sky Q, in typical sky fasion, he asked what happens with his recordings they said you lose them.

Now I know you don't actually lose them, they're on the box, normally if you leave sky the box recording function stops, but, he's not leaving.

Could he leave the box plugged into the, without sat feeds and still have access to the recordings?

Cheers
goldstar0011 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 5th May 2017, 20:24   #2
Vault-Tec
Green Plastic Watering Can
 
Vault-Tec's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: In Rainbows
Posts: 4,770
Vault-Tec is a Super Spamming SaiyanVault-Tec is a Super Spamming SaiyanVault-Tec is a Super Spamming SaiyanVault-Tec is a Super Spamming SaiyanVault-Tec is a Super Spamming SaiyanVault-Tec is a Super Spamming SaiyanVault-Tec is a Super Spamming SaiyanVault-Tec is a Super Spamming SaiyanVault-Tec is a Super Spamming SaiyanVault-Tec is a Super Spamming SaiyanVault-Tec is a Super Spamming Saiyan
The viewing card will probably be deactivated at which point you can't watch any of the recordings any more.
__________________
He used to do surgery, for girls in the 80s, but gravity always wins...

MUWC Winner ROTT
Vault-Tec is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 5th May 2017, 23:00   #3
Darkwisdom
Level 99 Retro Nerd
 
Darkwisdom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 2,595
Darkwisdom is a Super Spamming SaiyanDarkwisdom is a Super Spamming SaiyanDarkwisdom is a Super Spamming SaiyanDarkwisdom is a Super Spamming SaiyanDarkwisdom is a Super Spamming SaiyanDarkwisdom is a Super Spamming SaiyanDarkwisdom is a Super Spamming SaiyanDarkwisdom is a Super Spamming SaiyanDarkwisdom is a Super Spamming SaiyanDarkwisdom is a Super Spamming SaiyanDarkwisdom is a Super Spamming Saiyan
Basically, once the box becomes detached from your viewing card and account, the recordings are useless. The same is true for movies you've downloaded on the Sky Store as well. There's probably some sort of Firmware hack floating about, but I don't know much about that scene.
__________________
Main Rig: i3 3220 ~ GTX 970 Strix ~ 8GB Vengeance Ram ~ EVGA Supernova G2 750W ~ P8H77-m le ~ Samsung 830 128GB SSD ~ Steelseries GCv2 ~ Razer imperator ~
Darkwisdom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17th May 2017, 09:01   #4
goldstar0011
Mod Master
 
goldstar0011's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Rochdale
Posts: 2,769
goldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyan
Well the boss ain't happy!
Told him to get watching, you'd think sky would have developed a migration tool or something
goldstar0011 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 17th May 2017, 09:06   #5
Sentinel-R1
Morse Monkey
 
Sentinel-R1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Northwood
Posts: 1,203
Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Darkwisdom View Post
The same is true for movies you've downloaded on the Sky Store as well.
I didn't lose my Sky Store purchases when I upgraded to Q... Admittedly, I had to download them to my Q box again, but they were all there as they're linked to your account, not your viewing card number.

There's a 'purchases' submenu within the Recordings menu. In there is all the content linked to your account that you can download and watch.
__________________
6700K @ 4.7GHz | EVGA Z170 FTW | Asus ROG Strix 1080Ti OC @ 2012Mhz/12GHz | 16GB Corsair DDR4-3000
256GB Samsung 960 EVO NVMe | 500GB Samsung 850 EVO | 256GB Samsung 840 Pro | 3TB Western Digital Red
Corsair Carbide Air 540 | NZXT Kraken X62 | 3x Corsair HD120 RGB | 3x Corsair HD140 RGB | MNPCTech GPU Brace
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 1440P@165Hz | Corsair K70 Mech | Roccat Kone XTD+ | Bose Cinemate 2.1 | Steelseries Siberia

Last edited by Sentinel-R1; 17th May 2017 at 09:13.
Sentinel-R1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17th May 2017, 10:19   #6
goldstar0011
Mod Master
 
goldstar0011's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Rochdale
Posts: 2,769
goldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyangoldstar0011 is a Super Spamming Saiyan
He's more bothered about the random shows he's recorded, I've told to get over it........
goldstar0011 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 17th May 2017, 10:48   #7
Sentinel-R1
Morse Monkey
 
Sentinel-R1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Northwood
Posts: 1,203
Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.Sentinel-R1 is definitely a rep cheat.
They're probably all available on catch up, so he could use a basic graphical interface, like a pen... and make a note of them. Bosses eh... who'd have em!
__________________
6700K @ 4.7GHz | EVGA Z170 FTW | Asus ROG Strix 1080Ti OC @ 2012Mhz/12GHz | 16GB Corsair DDR4-3000
256GB Samsung 960 EVO NVMe | 500GB Samsung 850 EVO | 256GB Samsung 840 Pro | 3TB Western Digital Red
Corsair Carbide Air 540 | NZXT Kraken X62 | 3x Corsair HD120 RGB | 3x Corsair HD140 RGB | MNPCTech GPU Brace
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 1440P@165Hz | Corsair K70 Mech | Roccat Kone XTD+ | Bose Cinemate 2.1 | Steelseries Siberia
Sentinel-R1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
View Mode

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 08:13.
Powered by: vBulletin Version 3
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.