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krw
2019-08-07 20:44:31 UTC
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The sky box hard disk has gone to a remote place and the box is diskless.

We have recorded numerous dramas in the last couple of months and would
welcome advice on the need to acquire copies of the following:

jamestown series 3
keeping faith
the good place series 2
hold the sunset
poldark
killing eve
I am Kirsty
I am Nicola
I am Hannah
The virtues
ackley bridge series 3
Year of the rabbit
wild bill
dark money
riviera 2
chernobyl
ghosts
catch-22
big little lies series2
gentleman jack
years and years
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Penny
2019-08-07 21:06:43 UTC
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The sky box hard disk has gone to a remote place and the box is diskless.
We have recorded numerous dramas in the last couple of months and would
IMHO
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keeping faith
Worth watching
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hold the sunset
Not worth watching
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poldark
If you like that sort of thing
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killing eve
Well worth watching
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I am Kirsty
I am Nicola
I am Hannah
Worth watching
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wild bill
I quite liked it
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dark money
Worth watching
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catch-22
I've watched ep 1 & 2 - not sure I can be bothered with the rest but may
well read the book again
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gentleman jack
See Poldark - although the lesbian twist made it more interesting as period
drama goes
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years and years
Well worth watching

I have not watched any of the others.
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Sally Thompson
2019-08-07 21:57:25 UTC
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Post by krw
The sky box hard disk has gone to a remote place and the box is diskless.
We have recorded numerous dramas in the last couple of months and would
jamestown series 3
keeping faith
the good place series 2
hold the sunset
poldark
killing eve
I am Kirsty
I am Nicola
I am Hannah
The virtues
ackley bridge series 3
Year of the rabbit
wild bill
dark money
riviera 2
chernobyl
ghosts
catch-22
big little lies series2
gentleman jack
years and years
Wild Bill still available on ITV catch-up but not for long. I think Killing
Eve is still around on BBC. Don't know about the others. Do you have any
way of at least re-recording these?
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steveski
2019-08-08 00:26:02 UTC
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Post by krw
The sky box hard disk has gone to a remote place and the box is diskless.
If the disk is accessible (when taken out of the Sky box) either by
direct connection or by usb (using a hardware usb - perhaps as simple as
a caddy or one of those usb converters (I use a Bipra adaptor - pretty
cheap)) and clone the drive.

Or, try a data recovery programme.

Admittedly, these are a bit of a faff but with the amount of specialised
data you have it could be worth it.

If the FAT is mangled it might be a slightly longer process.

I have a mate who's coming over tomorrow - he's a serious geek (head of
IT) and also has a Sky box. I'll ask him for suggestions because, to get
all those programmes back would be easier than trying to find them again.

There is always catch-up :-)
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krw
2019-08-08 08:48:15 UTC
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Post by krw
The sky box hard disk has gone to a remote place and the box is diskless.
If the disk is accessible (when taken out of the Sky box) either by
direct connection or by usb (using a hardware usb - perhaps as simple as
a caddy or one of those usb converters (I use a Bipra adaptor - pretty
cheap)) and clone the drive.
Or, try a data recovery programme.
Admittedly, these are a bit of a faff but with the amount of specialised
data you have it could be worth it.
If the FAT is mangled it might be a slightly longer process.
I have a mate who's coming over tomorrow - he's a serious geek (head of
IT) and also has a Sky box. I'll ask him for suggestions because, to get
all those programmes back would be easier than trying to find them again.
There is always catch-up :-)
The disk was making intermittent squeaking noises before failure so it
is likely the hardware has failed. Once we have sorted out Sky I might
try taking it apart - looking online it looks possible.
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Dumrat
2019-08-08 11:36:38 UTC
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Post by krw
The sky box hard disk has gone to a remote place and the box is diskless.
We have recorded numerous dramas in the last couple of months and would welcome advice on
I have only watched two of your list - "Keeping Faith", which wasn't bad and I now
discover had the added interest of Natasha in it, for fans of TA; and "Killing Eve" which
was too violent for my taste, so despite the views of Paris in Series 1, I've not bothered
to watch Series 2.
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DavidK
2019-08-08 19:23:55 UTC
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Post by krw
The sky box hard disk has gone to a remote place and the box is diskless.
We have recorded numerous dramas in the last couple of months and would
keeping faith
I enjoyed the first series but thought
the second was a bit slow
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hold the sunset
There was one funny episode in the first series
I didn't bother watching the second
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killing eve
weird, I didn't bother with the second series
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years and years
excellent

Do you have a source for the ones you decide you want to watch? If they
were on BBC I could provide them.
Sid Nuncius
2019-08-09 07:19:24 UTC
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killing eve
    weird, I didn't bother with the second series
I did. I thought the first series was very good, but the second was a
disappointment. Phoebe Waller-Bridge had no involvement in the second
series and it suffered badly as a result, I think.
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BrritSki
2019-08-09 08:21:57 UTC
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Post by krw
The sky box hard disk has gone to a remote place and the box is diskless.
We have recorded numerous dramas in the last couple of months and would
jamestown series 3
keeping faith
the good place series 2
hold the sunset
poldark
killing eve
I am Kirsty
I am Nicola
I am Hannah
The virtues
ackley bridge series 3
Year of the rabbit
wild bill
dark money
riviera 2
chernobyl
ghosts
catch-22
big little lies series2
gentleman jack
years and years
Of the ones I have seen I would watch
Poldark, getting rather silly in places, but last series and some
beautiful scenery, of the human an countryside persuasion
Killing Eve, not as good as Series 1, but still had it's moments. No
PW-B as Sid ponted (TWATBI*R*L) out
The Virtues, grim, but some brilliant acting and unexpected turns, and
strangely satisfying
Year of the Rabbit, weird but watchable
Wild Bill, extremely silly
Riviera 2, gave up after the first series - horrible people doing
horrible things that I just didn't care about
Catch 22, very good, but need to reread the book now as they definitely
changed the ending and I want to see what else they adapted - Milo for
example seemed much more sympathetic than in the book
Gentleman Jack - didn't watch. Are you allowed to say Lesbian period drama ?

One thing you didn't mention was The Looming Tower which was brilliant.
Also Gomorrah if you have Sky, but you'd need to watch from the
beginning to have any clue as to what was going on.
And Montalbano for another good Italian series
John Ashby
2019-08-09 11:47:08 UTC
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Gentleman Jack - didn't watch. Are you allowed to say Lesbian period drama ?
You think lesbians don't have periods?

john
Mike
2019-08-09 13:23:38 UTC
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Gentleman Jack - didn't watch. Are you allowed to say Lesbian period drama ?
You think lesbians don't have periods?
john
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Vicky Ayech
2019-08-09 11:11:43 UTC
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Post by krw
The sky box hard disk has gone to a remote place and the box is diskless.
We have recorded numerous dramas in the last couple of months and would
jamestown series 3
keeping faith
the good place series 2
hold the sunset
poldark
killing eve
I am Kirsty
I am Nicola
I am Hannah
The virtues
ackley bridge series 3
Year of the rabbit
wild bill
dark money
riviera 2
chernobyl
ghosts
catch-22
big little lies series2
gentleman jack
years and years
I liked The Good Place, series two less
Dark Money was sad but good
Years and Years was good
I watched Wild Bill, it was ok but Umbrella in the Radio Times went on
and on weekly about how bad it was. I liked it so got annoyed.
Didn't fancy any of the rest of that list.
We're most of the way through Big Bang Teory and I love it and enjoyed
Tales of the City.
I liked The Good Doctor.
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