Missing guide data for ITV1

Over the last week I have noticed that there was no guide data on my Media Center PC for ITV1 (Granada), at first I thought it was a problem with my PC so re scanned the TV signal and setup the guide again but still I had no data. I tried editing the guide to add ITV1 data to the channel but that didn’t work wither. So in the end I did a trick that i used a couple of years ago when having guide data problems, In the guide setup I entered my postcode as a London postcode and after a scan the data for ITV1 was back. Some other channels like Film4 have now lost there guide data but I can handle that. It turns out that I am not the only one with the problem.  So far I am not sure who is at fault but it’s very annoying when your series records fail due to the data not being available.

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Ian Dixon is a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional), founder of TheDigitalLifestyle.com tech site and producer of the weekly The Digital Lifestyle Show podcast. Ian has been writing and talking about Windows for over 10 years and has over 20 years in IT as an IT Manager. Ian has thousands of followers on Twitter and Facebook and over 4 million views on his YouTube channel.

0 thoughts on “Missing guide data for ITV1”

  1. charlas says:


    I’ve noticed that the recent updates have added a use unlisted transmitter as an option, I use that and so far no issues.

    Hope that helps

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