My ViP 612 keeps changing the channel on me and deleting and recording things I don't want. It also keep skipping and rewinding shows. What does this mean?
Hi! I will be glad to assist you. Let try to isolate the problem 1st. your channel keeps on changing by itself with out touching the buttons on the remote. Okay, please go to the front panel of your receiver, open the fron t panel right door and push the sysinfo button, it will show the system information screen, check you remote address, ex 1 , lest change the remote address of your remote. how to: press and hold the sat button on the remote until all lights lit on the top, once it all lit, release it and press 9 on the remote, then press the pound button (#) that is under number 9, once you press the pound button, the sat button will flash 3 times then press the record button. you will see that the remote address is change from 1 to 9.. then select done on the screen. then it will go back to your tv show, check if the problem still exist.. if the the probelm still exist.. press the power button on the fron tpanel of the receiver for 10sec then release, after that the receiver will reboot by itsel and you will see attention 015, let the progress finish until it download the programming guide. once you got the tv show again check if the problem still doing , like changing the channels, deleteing the recording and skipping and rewinding.. if the problem still exist, pls call 1-800-333-3474 and talk to dish tech support, you have a dvr lost of function and the box needs to be replace. if you have any query pls get in touch..