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Dish Network "Blue" Smart Card upgrade... Now get only "015"

Dish Network Blue "Smart Card" upgrade...

Dish Receiver 4000 working fine, 110 @ 98 , 119 @ 86, After inserting recently received Smart Card, receiver continuosly displays "015"
"aquiring satellite signal...please wait"
and never goes beyond that message...

Attempted reset reciever by holding the power button 10 seconds...

Unplugged smart card, reinserted...

Unplugged reciever for 1 minute, reconnected...

Menu 611 ... still have good signals 110 @ 98 , 119 @ 86...

CALLED DISH NETWORK, USELESS... They could only verify that my software needed an update from "849PBUBA-N", so supposedly that was to occure after shutting unit off. It DID NOT.

Note: Prior to inserting new blue card, before removing old yellow card (expired) could see all channel entries in program guide...

Anyone have any suggestions...

Thanks in advance

j pask
Herald, CA

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    My screen says no signal found. It scans and finds nothing. I disconnected cable from decoder and dish and removed smart card as advised and put all back agan but problem persists

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The solution is usually a simple one and that has been suggested already but I will ask you to try one thing first. Remove the new smartcard and do not put one in. If the receiver still displays a picture and yoou can get to menu 611 run a check switch. After this is performed cancel out of the screens and re insert the new smartcard. Once the system comes back up perform the same steps as you did before with the smart card removed. If this fails you can try the solution they offered which was to update the sofware. There is no reason your software should be outdated if you were using this receiver before the new smartcard but try anyway as it may SOMEHOW work. Using the remote turn the receiver itself off. Allow the receiver sometime to turn itself back on-this could take awhile so plan this when you leave for work or are going to be gone from the house for sometime so you do not get bored waiting for this to occur. If the receiver has not turned back on in 45 minutes or more then the receiver will either need replacing -which i suggest- or they will try to send you a new smartcard if you talk to Cust service. Tell them you want a service call to fix the receiver. While you have them on the phone verify your receiver number and the new smartcard number which is on the back of the card and ask them to send a hit to the receiver. If the receiver has not been associated with the new smartcard or if the smartcard was not loaded with all of your programmming this should fix the issue. Thanks for using Fix Ya.

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