Jan 252016
 

No more Sky Software Updates for Pace TDS850NB, Samsung HDSKY & Amstrad DRX780 Sky+HD digiboxes

Sky will no longer be providing software updated for some of the older Sky+HD digiboxes.

There will be no more Sky software updates for Pace TDS850NB, Samsung HDSKY & Amstrad DRX780 Sky+HD digiboxes.

This is due to hardware limitations of these Sky digiboxes.

Presumably the new software requires a but more memory and power, which these Sky+HD digiboxes cannot handle.

Users with one of the above mentioned Sky+HD boxes will not receive any future software updates that add any additional features or enhancements to the Sky Guide.

Theses Sky+HD digiboxes will still continue to operate as they currently do, but will no longer receive software updates to enhance the features on the Sky Guide. Many of the recent updates are for the Sky On Demand service, whose availability in our service area is “tricky”.

The forced manual software upgrade on the Pace TDS850NB, Samsung HDSKY & Amstrad DRX780 Sky+HD digiboxes will no longer work,as the stream with the update for these digiboxes is no longer active. this means that it is no-longer possible to force update the software on these boxes. However providing you leave the box plugged into the mains and connected to the satellite dish. The box will eventually update automatically to the latest release of software available for it.

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