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can anyone help me get my no. amer. sats. back, my list is of india africa etc. had some power outages due to weather, thanks carl
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can anyone help me get my no. amer. sats. back, my list is of india africa etc. had some power outages due to weather, thanks carl

Wouldn't re-loading the N. A. firmware also restore the satellite list? Just a guess, I'm not sure.

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I think that if that worldwide sat list pops in, it means that the worldwide list was in the backup directory, so the NA sat list is now gone.  If a backup has been made at some point, you can just pop that back in, but if a backup hasn't been made, then you're out of luck, and will have to start over from scratch.  If you can find a copy of the DVBS.dat file that perfectly matches what was in there before, you won't lose your channels, but if you have to load in a sat list that doesn't match, you'll probably have to wipe out your channels too. 
   Anyway, it's a good idea to periodically make backup copies of the 3 .dat files, as then you can generally recover sats and channels in just a few seconds.  Some people use programs that save the DVBS.dat file in the backup directory, but that isn't as foolproof as just making periodic backups.
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