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My goodmans gdb1225dtr twin tuner will not record even though it will allow me to set a record time etc

I own a GDB1225DTR Freeview and Digital TV recorder. Recently it will not record any tv programs, either by manually attempting to record them whilst they are on, or by setting a recording in the guide window. All other features appear ok. the signal is showing at 95% and the picture is fine. it is still possible to play back previously recorded programs but some of the more recent ones are shown as recorded when in fact there is nothing there; it clicks straight off.

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