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boxes not connected to internet or phone

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by DrA, Jul 3, 2013.

  1. DrA

    DrA AllStar

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    I have no phone service. I order a movie on line on my computer and before all my receivers used to show the movie. But now the receiver not connected show blue screen urging to connect and I can't get rid of it. How can I clear this? I can switch the box to a room that has internet to get updated.
    How long the update takes?
    How long after update the unconnected to internet receiver work without that blue screen for ppv?
     
  2. NR4P

    NR4P Dad

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    I suspect that if you don't have a phone line or internet to the box, the box needs to upload the PPV items you watched. I don't think the upload will take more than a few minutes. But that's a guess.
     
  3. peds48

    peds48 DIRECTV A-Team DBSTalk Club

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    Which type of movie did you order? Some movies need (not PPV) to be downloaded via Internet connection
     

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