How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask littlerusty2005 Your Own Question
littlerusty2005
littlerusty2005, Expert
Category: TV
Satisfied Customers: 5918
Experience:  Plasma, LCD, LED, converters, resolution specialist.
63817454
Type Your TV Question Here...
littlerusty2005 is online now

I have a goodmans freeview box. gd11fvrsd32/gd11fvrsd50. When

Resolved Question:

I have a goodmans freeview box. gd11fvrsd32/gd11fvrsd50. When I switched it on the screen is telling me first time installation. I have had the box for some time with lots of recordings. If I start first time installation will I lose all the recordings?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  littlerusty2005 replied 3 years ago.
Hello, my name is Rusty. The cause of this, is due to a power failure in the flash memory. It could be anything from a dead battery (if it continues to happen) to a slight power surge.
It's a good thing that your recordings are on a hard drive, not flash memory.
The first time setup will guide you through tuning channels, and other settings, but it will not erase your hard drive. The only things that will erase your recordings are physical damage, or initialization (format) of the hard drive.
littlerusty2005 and other TV Specialists are ready to help you