Is there any way to remove the your battery's are going flat warning on sky plus?

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#1
Because for the last few months I have not been able to get rid of this message. It keeps coming up every other time I try and change channels and Is really pissing me of so much I fell like throwing the remote at the wall. I have tried loads of different batters in the remote but it still dose not go away. Is my remote playing up? And do I need a new one?

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#2
First of all, try someone elses control on your box and your control on their box.
 
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#3
Is your sky remote a long distance from your sky box when you try to operate your sky box? If so this is perhaps the root of your problem.
 
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#4
Hi no I am only sitting about 3ft away from it. I don't know any one else with sky plus so can not try it on any ones box.
 
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#5
is it still in warranty by any chance?
 
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#6
No its about 2 years old now. How much are sky plus remots? Ive seen the normal ones for around £15 to £20. But never see the ones for sky+ in shops.
 
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#7
No, there's no way.

It's prompted by high error rates in the codes signalling, which can be - but isn't necessarily - failing batteries. If you've replaced them, also try gently cleaning the windows on remote and digibox with damp cloth and washing up liquid. Also, just possibly but very unlikely, either the remote tx or receiver rx diodes are failing.
 
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