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When i put my sky viewing card its keeps on telling me insert the viewing card every minuite

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Turn Off the SKY box power and leave it off for 30 mins. Put the card back in to the box and turn it back on. Also make sure your phone line is connected OK. If this does not cure the problem contact SKY for assistance and possibly a new Card. They are also replacing all the viewing cards at preasent.

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I had the same problem about 3 Years ago you have to buy a new card

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