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just got openbox v8s

Discussion in 'Openbox Satellite' started by gritts, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. gritts

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    hi folks first thing sorry for asking as i bet you have heard it loads but im a newbie,just got my openbox v8s and looking for advice on what to do first ? ive plugged it in and got channels working on it,do i need to update firmware and channel lists etc ? im also looking for a decent place to purchase a gift for sports etc
     
  2. wheelo

    wheelo Super Moderator Staff Member Forum Supporter

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    No need to update firmware if it is working, you can update the channel lists over network, and go to the general satellite section and find the "request a server " thread.
     
  3. gritts

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    thanks for your advice,is it network settings on the actual openbox to update channels ? in the menu
     
  4. garyth

    garyth TK Veteran

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    If there is no option for network upgrade underneath network settings your firmware may not be updated.
     
  5. gritts

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    ok i will go and check for the option,i bought the box from ebay and they say on the ad they update box before posting out but it still had the plastic round the box with no tears etc,just checked theres an over the air update option but it fails ?
     
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  6. the reaper

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    You need an i-net connection from router to box for network upgrade to work.
    Reaper.
     
  7. the reaper

    the reaper VIP Member Forum Supporter

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    Read post 2 by wheelo-----you may get lots of new friends LOL
    Reaper.
     
  8. gritts

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    hi,yes its what im doing reading stuff im just starting out but sure i will pick it up
     
  9. the reaper

    the reaper VIP Member Forum Supporter

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    Help always here---just scream and stamp your feet, someone will come running.
    Reaper.
     
  10. Jak92

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    Thanks Reaper, this thread was helpful