How to format the Hard Disk Drive in a Sky+HD digibox

If you need to format the hard disk drive in your Sky+ HD box, then this can be done by the buttons on the top of the Sky+HD box.

Note that when doing this process, it can take around two minutes of button pressing before the process starts.

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Switch off the power at mains or pull the mains cable out of the back of the Sky+HD box
Hold both the LEFT & RIGHT buttons on the top of the box
Whilst continuing to hold the buttons, switch on the power or plug the power cord back in & wait for blue ring to illuminate
Release the LEFT & RIGHT buttons, press SELECT
The blue ring cycles backwards while disk is quick formatted
Box goes into standby – wait 30 seconds to wake it up by pressing the button on the Sky remote control