This is correct. You MUST run a recorded show and then input the code. I have this set up on all my boxes and it's great for watching football as well as skipping commercials (you can get up off the floor now, Mr Ad Exec!).pudge44 said:I think it only works if you do this while watching a recorded program. Once you input the code correctly -- Select --> Play --> Select --> 3 --> 0 --> Select -- you'll hear three tones. Then the 30 second skip will work while watching both live and recorded TV. You can still use skip to tick by hitting the button while fast-forwarding or rewinding.