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15-06-2011, 20:36   #1
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Jailbreak Sky hd box

Hey Guys, I was thinking of getting rid of my Sky sub and I was wondering if it is possible to jailbreak the box so that I can continue to use the record function. (moderater I think this is legal as the box is legally mine, but if this is a problem for you then no worries you can delete the thread)
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15-06-2011, 20:59   #2
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Hey Guys, I was thinking of getting rid of my Sky sub and I was wondering if it is possible to jailbreak the box so that I can continue to use the record function. (moderater I think this is legal as the box is legally mine, but if this is a problem for you then no worries you can delete the thread)
Not possible,if you want a box that records free channels get a Humax pvr or similar.Lots of threads here on what's the best.
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15-06-2011, 21:01   #3
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Its for the bin when you remove the Sky card. Will work for normal FTA but you'll not be able to re-arrange the channels. Should have bought a decent box in the first place
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Is this not possible so?
http://cgi.ebay.ie/PACE-SKY-PLUS-FRE...#ht_500wt_1156
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15-06-2011, 21:44   #5
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Its for the bin when you remove the Sky card. Will work for normal FTA but you'll not be able to re-arrange the channels. Should have bought a decent box in the first place
He can make a channel list in Favourites, Sure 50 spaces should be enough for freeview.
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Technically speaking, I guess it kind of is
see - > http://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/showt...php?p=63497158
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15-06-2011, 21:55   #7
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Hey Guys, I was thinking of getting rid of my Sky sub and I was wondering if it is possible to jailbreak the box so that I can continue to use the record function. (moderater I think this is legal as the box is legally mine, but if this is a problem for you then no worries you can delete the thread)
Plug it out just before its cut off and leave it for three months.
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15-06-2011, 23:43   #8
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Hey Guys, I was thinking of getting rid of my Sky sub and I was wondering if it is possible to jailbreak the box so that I can continue to use the record function. (moderater I think this is legal as the box is legally mine, but if this is a problem for you then no worries you can delete the thread)
Its amazing that with the sheer volume of s*y boxes out there that no-one has thought it worthwhile to try to write/load unofficial software (ie. Linux etc) onto them to add or unlock features such as recording etc.. Where is the Geohot for s*y boxes ???
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15-06-2011, 23:45   #9
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Why call them s*y??
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Ok , *ky.
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16-06-2011, 00:39   #11
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Its amazing that with the sheer volume of s*y boxes out there that no-one has thought it worthwhile to try to write/load unofficial software (ie. Linux etc) onto them to add or unlock features such as recording etc..
There were some reports of people having Enigma 2 running on a Sky HD last year but nothing since.
Seemingly the Dreambox 800 has the same chipset as the Sky HD receiver.
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Because NDS is really much better at security than Sony, Apple etc as they are consumer marketing companies and NDS is a dedicated Electronic Security company, with maybe the most secure card scheme in the world?
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Because NDS is really much better at security than Sony, Apple etc as they are consumer marketing companies and NDS is a dedicated Electronic Security company, with maybe the most secure card scheme in the world?
actually I thought this would of been the main reason for people to have tried to hack a sky box, basically just for the ability to say they were the people to have done it
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16-06-2011, 10:01   #14
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Hey Guys, I was thinking of getting rid of my Sky sub and I was wondering if it is possible to jailbreak the box so that I can continue to use the record function. (moderater I think this is legal as the box is legally mine, but if this is a problem for you then no worries you can delete the thread)
you can hack the Pace 3100 model to enable recording.
http://www.steves-homepage.co.uk/cgi...num=1210113159

As mentioned, there is also a project underway to run Enigma 2 on Sky+ HD hardware.
www.tektesters.com
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actually I thought this would of been the main reason for people to have tried to hack a sky box, basically just for the ability to say they were the people to have done it
How many have tried and got nowhere?
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