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722 lost programming
Posted 20 July 2011 - 11:15 AM
My question is.....Why does Dish remove my programming after a long period of being unplugged? How do they know I was unconnected? I do not think the satellite knows if I am receiving or not so is the receiver programmed to require a re-hit after a long period of disuse?
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Posted 20 July 2011 - 02:09 PM
Eventually, if left long enough... 30 days might be it, 2 months definitely crosses it... the receiver deactivates itself due to lack of connection to the satellites.
As you discovered, it requires calling in to have them re-activate again.
IF your power was out for 2 months... were you paying the whole bill? I hope you put the account on hold and weren't paying the whole bill during those 2 months when you weren't watching TV.
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Posted 20 July 2011 - 04:56 PM
A "hit" does fix this though.
Matthew "Speedy" Gonzales
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Posted 20 July 2011 - 06:28 PM
Posted 21 July 2011 - 12:44 PM
Posted 21 July 2011 - 02:13 PM
Thanks guys, it is always interesting to better understand how DISH is manipulating us ;-)
Posted 21 July 2011 - 03:59 PM
Posted 21 July 2011 - 08:28 PM