UK EPG Licence Expiring

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Re: UK EPG Licence Expiring

Post#561 » Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:23 pm

Had some additional data arrive yesterday and as far as I can see, all channels on my PCs with terrestrial tuners now have data until the 11th.

That is something at least.
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Post#562 » Tue Feb 07, 2017 12:20 pm

technodevotee wrote:Had some additional data arrive yesterday and as far as I can see, all channels on my PCs with terrestrial tuners now have data until the 11th.


Not sure where that came from though as I've had nothing download and my event logs have all said the database is up to date for a couple of weeks now.

On the bright side, I see that folks in North America seem to be getting updates so we just have to hope that the end to our dry spell isn't far behind theirs.
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Post#563 » Tue Feb 07, 2017 1:50 pm

Same here ... data up to 11th, guide end date of 14th.
Aside from the lack of data being rather annoying, the other side effect of this data stop/start situation is the fact that WMC totally looses the ability to keep track of repeat episodes of series (as it does with ota only data),
so all duplicates/reruns get recorded :cry:
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Post#564 » Thu Feb 09, 2017 10:10 pm

Christmas present from Microsoft was no EPG.

Guess what you're getting for Valentine's...
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Post#565 » Thu Feb 09, 2017 11:14 pm

Fear not EPG123 is giving you some love. The new version of EPG123 was released today and it now supports multiple channels with the same channel ID. I think this was one of the things which previously made it a pain to setup for satellite users.
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Post#566 » Fri Feb 10, 2017 11:49 am

Yes, I tried it out on one of my spare PCs and it does look much better - most notably the new editing feature.

But there are still major hurdles to overcome when you have multiple satellite lineups and it is too much work to use on my Living Room PC.

It looks promising though and I will join in the conversation at the dedicated forum section once I've gathered together my thoughts on some of the issues.
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Post#567 » Sun Feb 12, 2017 8:18 am

Oh dear ..... ran out again.

ms epg 120217.PNG
ms epg 120217 #2.PNG


:( :thumbdown:
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Post#568 » Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:54 pm

RoswellGrey, i got this too today, trying to re-setup my channel listings as i type this. Not sure if it will help !
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Post#569 » Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:12 am

fluxboxuk wrote:trying to re-setup my channel listings as i type this. Not sure if it will help !

Don't bother. There is nothing you can do to fix this except change to a different EPG source. Otherwise just sit it out and wait for Microsoft.
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Post#570 » Mon Feb 13, 2017 5:01 pm

I keep switching to the MS Guide while the data is available and back to DVBGuide when it's gone.

I'll be sticking to DVBGuide from now.

My guide is still here if anyone else wants to switch
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Post#571 » Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:45 am

There has been no guide data since 11/02/2017 and a new ticket was raised at https://connect.microsoft.com/site1145/Feedback/Details/3121008 so I have asked Barb on answers to see if she can get one of her contacts to look at it https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-pictures/windows-media-centre-uk-guide-data-running-out-on/4c172424-35bf-44e5-8d60-6884c228368e.
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Post#572 » Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:59 am

Looks like Barb came through for us - I've got data until 03/03/2017 now.

It'll be interesting to see how long it lasts this time.
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Post#573 » Fri Feb 17, 2017 12:59 pm

technodevotee wrote:Looks like Barb came through for us - I've got data until 03/03/2017 now.

It'll be interesting to see how long it lasts this time.

Probably until 3/3/2017.
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