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Old 2017-04-11 , 20:04
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Hi guys

Ok, so 2 nights in a row at roughly the same time we have had the "This is a PVR decoder" notification where it stops whatever you're busy watching on recording or Catch Up and messes with the recordings currently busy.

And of course after this stupid little blip, you can't go back into your recording or Catch Up and just resume, because it refuses. Not until either a fair amount of time has passed for it to get its head straight, or you manually reboot the decoder. And right now rebooting the decoder isn't an option, because we're busy recording!

Very annoying!
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Old 2017-04-12 , 21:35
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Had this a while back, thankfully it's stopped for us now (but not before ruining some of my 'Bond Season' recordings )
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Old 2017-04-12 , 22:06
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The 102.29 problem has been with us for sometime and as RyanDavid said ruined some of the Bond season for some of us.

Here is a quote of what was promised at the time.

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Originally Posted by MC Mpho
Dear Customers,

To solve the E102 error message (PVR issues), please remove and re-insert the smart card. This is independent of the channel.
We are hoping to download software to resolve this issue at the end of March, the exact date is not set yet.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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@MC Mpho What has happened about the promised software fix?
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Old 2017-04-13 , 09:18
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We're hoping for the software update to go next week - will only be able to let you know on Tuesday.
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Old 2017-04-19 , 12:36
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Pls note that the software update will only go early May - to be confirmed.
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Old 2017-07-25 , 11:13
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Pls note that the software update will only go early May - to be confirmed.
I have not seen this error popping up foe a long time but since the latest software update it reared its ugly head again.

Last night during the recording of The Good Fight it popped up and although it cleared after pressing the "return button" on the remote the recording continued but it now show the little error triangle and the decoder rescheduled for tomorrow.

It is amazing how MC keep breaking something that was previously fixed with their software updates.

Now we will have to wait for in investigation into what is causing the problem and then for the fix and then the testing and for the release of the then next update again.
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Old 2017-07-25 , 11:16
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I also saw it for the first time in quite a while a few days ago - but no recording was in progress at the time.
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Old 2017-07-25 , 11:26
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I think this must be what affected a problem recording I had a few days back as well, which was reported elsewhere. When I finally watched it I noticed that there was actually 3 such interruptions during this movie.

I've come to the conclusion that MC have had to backtrack in some of their s/w development, therefore rebuilding some s/w modules. I've no doubt if so it's absolutely necessary, and one would expect that they're going through all their logs to ensure all past issues are addressed again. Hopefully we'll see the end of all of this shortly.
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Old 2017-07-25 , 20:42
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It happened again tonight at 20:23 during the recording of Hawaii Five-0.

Apart of the missing few minutes of recording this is really becoming irritating.
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Old 2017-07-26 , 09:06
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Hi JanHorn,

Apologies for this.

I've escalated your queries and will feedback as soon as I can.

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