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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 2009-12-30, 10:52 AM Thread Starter
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just wondering if theres anyway to remove individual channels from the tv guild that comes up on my pace summit digitlal box , theres alot of porn channels here with bad bad words and names oif the shows showing up , i know i can set locks up or user ratings but then it moves all channels that are adult shows to , is there any way to remove individual channels from showing up ?
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post #2 of 16 (permalink) Old 2009-12-30, 01:17 PM
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I'm not sure if there's a way to not view them by default. However, you may be able to set up a list. It'll prevent the channels from showing up. I haven't played with the parental lock features of the box, but you may be able to force it to always view only the list.

To start setting up a list, hit Info twice. Go over to the heart, and begin to set up the channels you want to view. This is great for screening the channels you don't subscribe to.

To view the list, when viewing the guide, hit the FAV button.
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post #3 of 16 (permalink) Old 2009-12-30, 07:07 PM
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If you're just looking to block the titles from showing up, you can go into parental control setup and choose 'hide titles' for any programming rated 'Adult'. Instead of the title it will simply say 'Adult Programming'. The only programs rated adult are pornographic PPV films, so it will not affect regular shows with MA ratings.
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post #4 of 16 (permalink) Old 2010-01-08, 09:53 AM
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Why would you remove the channels from your guild? Did they not pass some sort of required trades exam or inspection?
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post #5 of 16 (permalink) Old 2010-01-08, 11:06 AM
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LMAO, some people really need to learn how to spell and stop relying on spell checker!
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post #6 of 16 (permalink) Old 2010-01-11, 01:10 AM
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I would like to do this also so I can get rid of the channels i am not subscribed too
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post #7 of 16 (permalink) Old 2010-01-11, 07:13 AM
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the only way is to do what is said in Post #2
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post #8 of 16 (permalink) Old 2010-01-13, 12:57 PM
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BTW, you can lock porn channels and/or disable the X-rated titles though the menu setup as well.
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post #9 of 16 (permalink) Old 2010-01-14, 01:27 PM
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I was back in Saskatchewan for xmas/new years and other than freezing my ass off, I was happy to find you could turn off/on the listing the channels that you have under your subscription and I REALLY wished that was a feature Shaw had...
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post #10 of 16 (permalink) Old 2010-01-14, 01:54 PM
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MTS TV also has that same feature. It's one of the few things I miss about MTS now that i'm back with Shaw.
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post #11 of 16 (permalink) Old 2010-01-18, 01:13 PM
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That I have HD basic digital cable and I don't actually get more than half of the channels in the guide makes channel browsing impossible. So in many ways, the more channels that appear in the guide, the less I find to watch.

I know I can use the favorites to create a list of channels that I actually have, but to go through each channel checking is just too much work. I think Shaw should create the favorites list for each customer based on a customers subscription. Either that, or have an "auto set-up" feature in the PVR that would automatically go through each channel for you and add it to a fav list if it is part of your subscription.

Shaw doesn't seem to get this.

As for Adult titles, you can simply block them in the settings. You can also set locks, but I found that after doing that, the Pace PVR would randomly throw the "enter lock" screen up, even when you weren't trying to access adult titles.
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post #12 of 16 (permalink) Old 2010-01-19, 09:48 AM
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Bell, Dish and others have the option in their guides to:

Display all channels
Display subscribed channels only
Display HD channels only

These are system generated and you do nothing to create them.

The stupidity of having to go to several DCTs and manually create a list of "favourites" is beyond my thought process capability!!!

Shaw needs to fix this as we know it is possible to do it.
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post #13 of 16 (permalink) Old 2010-01-21, 05:51 PM
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I emailed Shaw about this and they said to use the Favorites option.
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post #14 of 16 (permalink) Old 2010-01-23, 12:28 AM
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Shaw just doesn't get it.
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post #15 of 16 (permalink) Old 2010-01-26, 07:28 PM
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I'm sure they get it just as I'm sure it is outside of their control.
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