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    removing hard drive from sky hd box

    hi guys - i bought a sky hd box from local car boot...box works fine, obviously i cant use the hard drive fro recording etc...can i take out the hard drive and will the box still works as normal ?...seems like a 500gb hard drive in there..



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    Re: removing hard drive from sky hd box

    yes box will still work if you take it out no problem, nice 500gb 3.5 seagate pipeline for ya inside it too if its the newer model!

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    Re: removing hard drive from sky hd box

    lol..nice...wheres my screwdriver ?....

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    Re: removing hard drive from sky hd box

    ok anyone know how to open these boxes up found a few screws on the side, one under the flap and one under the back...a few plastic tabs, but cant open it..its a Sky DRX890-R like this one below

    http://www.uk-satellite-tv.co.uk/dig...ky-DRX890.html
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    Re: removing hard drive from sky hd box

    Quote Originally Posted by johnny bravo View Post
    ok anyone know how to open these boxes up found a few screws on the side, one under the flap and one under the back...a few plastic tabs, but cant open it..its a Sky DRX890-R like this one below

    Sky Plus Sky HD Receiver - Amstrad DRX890
    This might help, read the first reply before following the instructions
    Code:
    Only members can view code.
    Hope this helps.

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    Re: removing hard drive from sky hd box

    Quote Originally Posted by johnny bravo View Post
    ok anyone know how to open these boxes up found a few screws on the side, one under the flap and one under the back...a few plastic tabs, but cant open it..its a Sky DRX890-R like this one below

    Sky Plus Sky HD Receiver - Amstrad DRX890
    There are 6 screws on the underneath mate
    Unscrew them and the lift up the lips on the bottom of the box
    The box should slide out of the casing,it is a bit fiddlie if you have never done it before
     

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    Re: removing hard drive from sky hd box

    ah i see....now...will have another go later...cheers guys..

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    Re: removing hard drive from sky hd box

    My BSKYB 3000 (Pace) box would not work without a HD fitted. The Pre test check on switch -on would come up with an error and not let me go any further. I got over it by fitting an old grotty HD then the pre test passed OK

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    Re: removing hard drive from sky hd box

    can you use the hard drive once it's removed

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    Re: removing hard drive from sky hd box

    You can read it and copy it with the software in the Forum in post 5 (fergalsworld)



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