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Hello, is it possible to download 3.5 or 3.7 without a phone line? My uncle has a cabin without phone service, he purchased a UTV that was upgraded with a 120 gig hd but has not downloaded any software. When he powers up the unit it tries to dial out but reports "phone line not connected or in use". Is it possible to get the software through the satallite feed or does he have to bring the unit back to civilization to hook up to a phone line? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Cherokee
 

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For a fresh software download, you do need a phone line. After that, any updates and such come down via satellite. At that point you won't need the phone line except for Click-to-Buy PPV and MSNTV service.


So, for this one time, you'll need a solid land line connection to get the initial software. Nothing else needs to be connected except the phone line. If you wish to watch the progress you can connect a TV, but it will reboot itself when done (The activity light will stop flickering and the light on the power button will flash for a bit, stop, flash some more, stop again, then - I believe - come back on solid) so you don't even need so see it. However, the TV is good for seeing if the connection dumps or hangs.
 
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