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Hi, my box is froze with this message. tried unplugging. whats this about?
Its an SD 5900 single tuner dvr.
 

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The warning means what it says. It was probably downloading a new firmware version. Unplugging it can corrupted the firmware. When that happens, the receiver needs to be repaired. My advice is to plug it in and let it finish. If it's permanently frozen, call Bell.
 

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downloading and programming are different. I doubt it would corrupt anything while downloading, but while the firmware is being programmed is a whole different case.
 

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Does the message change when it actually starts programming the firmware? IIRC, it doesn't.
 

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left it for about 2 days and it did nothing (didnt change). Does it have to be connected to the phone line to dl the sw?
 

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After 1 hour, it has lost something, I just remove the Hydro feed, wait 10 seconds and try again.

After the download it will say "Programming receiver, Do Not Disturb", or some such thing, this is the critical time NOT to unplug.
 
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