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Channel Limit is in effect. Press SELECT to override this limit and enter password/key. Channel Locked due to parental control. Once unlocked, the limit may be changed. Channel has been locked by subscriber, under password control.
Channel off the air. This channel is not being broadcast at this time.  
For ordering information, please call customer service, ext. 721 The access card is not authorized to receive the service or channel. If you would like to subscribe, call customer service.
For ordering information, please call customer service, ext. 722 Service has expired. Unplug unit for 10 seconds, then plug in. If message persists, call Subscriber Services.
For ordering information, please call customer service, ext. 732 The IPPV purchase will exceed the monthly credit limit set by the program provider. Call Customer Service.
For ordering information, please call customer service, ext. 733 or 734 Purchase not permitted without callback ability. IPPV purchases require that subscriber has a phone connection to DIRECTV System receiver. Call Customer Service if you have a phone hook-up.
For ordering information, please call customer service, ext. 743 There is a problem in the Program Information being transmitted to the DIRECTV System receiver. Call customer service.
For ordering information, please call customer service, ext. 744 There is a problem with the DIRECTV System receiver. Notify Customer Service.
For ordering information, please call customer service, ext. 745 Access card may be invalid, and has been removed from service. May also occur due to failure of access card connection in DIRECTV System receiver. Try unplugging the receiver for 10 seconds; this may clear the problem. If not, call Customer Service.
High Speed Data is available. Press SELECT to begin output. High Speed Data available. For those types of high-speed data that require subscriber interaction.
Please insert a valid Access Card. Access card is invalid or defective. Access card is defective or not a legitimate DIRECTV System card. The card may need to be replaced. If DIRECTV System receiver is still under warranty, call the manufacturer. If not, call Customer Service.
Please insert your Access Card. No access card in DIRECTV receiver. Check that the access card is fully inserted into the slot.
Please try again, or call customer service, ext. 741 / 742 There is a problem in the Program Information being transmitted to the DIRECTV System receiver. Call Customer Service.
Possible data corruption. Please call customer service, ext. 746 Corrupted data Unplug unit for 10 seconds, then plug back in. If message persists, call your DIRECTV System Products manufacturer's help line.
Press SELECT for ordering information. IPPV Buy Notice. The program on the current channel is available for purchase using IPPV.
Program exceeds the rating limit you set. Press SELECT to override this limit and enter password/key. Rating Limit Exceeded. Once unlocked, the limit can be changed. Rating of program is higher than was set when DIRECTV System receiver was locked by subscriber. (Default is "R".)
Program not available in your area. Check Program Guide for alternate programming. Service is blacked out at subscriber's location. Sports league imposed blackout restriction.
Purchase exceeds the spending limit you set. Press SELECT to override this limit. Spending Limit Exceeded. Once unlocked, the limit can be changed. Price of program is greater than was set when DIRECTV System receiver was locked by subscriber. (Default is $10.)
Searching for Program Guide. Please stand by. DIRECTV System receiver has lost Program Guide Signal and is in process of trying to pick up another copy; it can take several seconds. Rain fade, uplink problems, or DIRECTV System receiver failure may prevent reception of changed Program Guide. Unplugging receiver may help.
Searching for satellite signal. Please stand by. The DIRECTV System receiver has lost the satellite signal. May be due to rain fade, moved dish, tree limbs or other objects moving between dish and satellite.
Thank you. Enjoy your program. Successful Purchase of an IPPV movie or event.
This Access Card has expired. Please install your new Access Card. Access card is an old version. Call Customer Service.
This Access Card is no longer valid. Please insert your new Access Card. Old access card inserted after chaining to new card. Use the new card. Cards are replaced periodically. Information from the old card is passed to the new card (chaining). After that the old card won't work.
This showing is no longer available. Check Program Guide for other show times. Purchase window closed. After some point in each IPPV program, purchases are no longer permitted.
To request PPV capability, please call customer service, ext. 734 No PPV account with this Service Provider. If your DIRECTV System receiver is connected to a phone line, and you would like IPPV privileges, call Customer Service.
To start service, please call customer service, ext. 711 Access card has never been activated. Call customer service to set up account and/or services.
Unable to perform this operation at this time. Operation Not Complete. Call Customer Service.
You are authorized for this program. Already authorized for program. Program has already been purchased.
You have already purchased this program. Attempted re-purchase of program. Program has been purchased and viewed, so it cannot be canceled.
You have inserted the wrong card. This card belongs to another DIRECTV System receiver. May occur if you have multiple boxes and the cards get swapped. May occur if DIRECTV System receiver is swapped out due to hardware problems. Match card to box or call Customer Service.
Your Access Card is full. Please call customer service, ext. 731 No empty IPPV slots. DIRECTV System receiver has been unable to report purchases or subscriber has purchased many future IPPV programs. More than 25 IPPV activities since last callback requires access card cleared, no additional information can be stored. First check the phone connection to the IRD by running a system test, then call customer service to initiate a callback request.
Your purchase was successfully canceled. Canceled Purchase. You will not be billed for the IPPV movie or event.
 

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