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Sony rdr hxd790

Was stuck in UPDATE...have reset but now can only view anything on HDD already plus can watch dvd s and record from dvd to hdd and back but no tv...epg comes on momentarily then blank screen and unit goes back into update?...cannot keep menu system on long enough to get to manual update or tuning etc

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  • Barry Smith Jul 20, 2013

    We have exactly the same issue, no idea what to do with it ... any solutions from anyone would be extremely useful, as we can't do anything with it. The EPG screen is a differnet colour to the one before this issue arose

  • John Walton Jul 21, 2013

    I am having exactly the same problem too! Freeview on TV works perfectly so can't be a 4G issue. Wonder if it is regional issue? We get our signal off the Winter Hill transmitter. Someone please help!

  • Barry Smith Jul 21, 2013

    We are at Sandy Heath transmitter

  • ray morris Jul 21, 2013

    Problem partially solved....reset machine by holding the stop button on the face of the machine then pressing off button........then go back in and retune set to a NON UK source eg belgium or france.... The set now works normally except the epg is I now have a set that works ok but cant programme a recording from the epg......I will keep trying!

  • Tristan Collings Jul 21, 2013

    The same thing happened to my machine on an auto update a couple of days ago. The machine was stuck in update mode and I could only start the machine if I turned the power off and start the machine before the update message appeared again. The tv guide was gone and the screen looked a different colour to what it normally was. The saved programmes were still there though. To fix the problem, I held the power button down on the machine until the system stopped doing the update. The machine then powered up again and started another update. This time the update finished and the system was back to normal and working.

  • Barry Smith Jul 22, 2013

    AS if by magic ours has just come back up and working normal ... technonlogy eh?



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I am having exactly the same problem too! Freeview on TV works perfectly so can't be a 4G issue. Wonder if it is regional issue? We get our signal off the Winter Hill transmitter. Someone please help!

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