How to update your Openbox / Skybox Channel List

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Channel List Update via USB

If you have an Openbox or Skybox F5 equivalent satellite receiver then every now and again channels will be relocated and you will need to update the channel list to get them back.
If you get an 'Invalid Program, Search Again' error when trying to view a channel, or if the channel just isn't there then you probably need to update the channel list.
  • This is an easy task you will just need a USB memory stick.
  • Works for Openbox S9 S10 S11 S12 V8S etc & Skybox F3 F3S F4 F4S F5 F5S etc
  • Time required - Less than 10 minutes
Choose 'Delete All' in 'Edit Channel' of the Menu
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Choose 'Delete All' in 'Edit Channel' of the Menu

How To Part 1

  1. Find the latest channel list or get one from ebay.
  2. Copy it to your USB root directory (not in a folder).
  3. Connect USB stick to satellite receiver (Openbox / Skybox).
  4. Find 'Edit Channel' in the Menu.
  5. Choose 'Delete All'
Go to 'Tools' then 'Upgrade By USB'
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Go to 'Tools' then 'Upgrade By USB'

How To Part 2

  1. Go to 'Tools' in the Menu and find 'Upgrade By USB'.
  2. Change Mode from 'Image File' to 'Misc Files'.
  3. Go down to 'Select & Upgrade' and press OK.
  4. Choose (highlight) the 'TP_PROG.dbs' file, press the Green button to ADD.
  5. Press the Yellow button to Upgrade.
  6. Wait for the Upgrade to finish, reboot your box and you are done.
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