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Hi this afternoon my sky+ HD remote stopped working. I have changed the batteries but the red light at the top of the remote is not flashing when I hit the buttons. I am able to navigate using the panel on the hd box.

The tv is a Sony tv
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Try removing one battery,hold down the select button for 60 seconds before replacing the battery.Then retry.

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Try removing one battery,hold down the select button for 60 seconds before replacing the battery.Then retry.

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Worked! Brill, thanks. The tv was stuck on itv!
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Mate what a legend you are! How I scoffed at your suggestion and dismissed you; now I want to buy you beer and slap you on the back. Thank you!

 

...and now to retrieve those 4 other batteries I discarded in the bin.

 

Peace. Good karma I send to you.

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Mine doesn't work. It flashes 3 times when I replace the battery and then nothing.
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Absolute legend ..... No idea how or why that worked but just saved me the cost of a new remote 

 

Cheers

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Thanks for the tip works great

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Worked a treat! Thanks

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Afraid it didn't work for me but this did - from another forum:

 

"You can reset a sky remote control by pressing in sequence --- TV , Red and select buttons together , ( red led should blink twice ) , 999 then Select. This will reset the rc to a default setting."

 

Happy days to all...

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Thanks!!! No idea how or why but your solution worked for me too! You Sir, are a legend. Thanks again.
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your the man!!!! cant believe it worked.

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Worked for me too!!! Thanks so much this was seriously doin my head in
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Hi morbiusdog, cjsloman & sharon30,

 

Welcome to the forum all of you.

 

I'm glad to here you once again have working Sky remotes Smiley Happy

 

Thanks,

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U hero !! jst saved me £25 thanku x
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Brilliant. I thought that the remote had completely packed up until I read your remedy. Thank you.

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