DSTV error codes and their meaning aim to help you resolve some of error codes that appear on your DSTV decoder. When trying to clear these error codes listed below, make sure that yout DSTV smartcard remains inserted on your decoder.
List of DSVT Error Codes and Meaning
E04-4 Please insert smartcard
This error relates to the smartcard not inserted correctly. Make sure that it is inserted on a correct slot and is clean
E05-4 Unknown smartcard
This one relates to the smartcard not inserted correctly. Make sure that it is inserted on a correct slot and is clean
E06-4 Smartcard failure
You need to check if your smartcard does not have dameges
E37-32 Service Does Not Exist
When this error code appears on your DSTV you must re-boot and re-scan your decoder to get an updated service list.
E42-32 Parental Control Lock
What is required here is that you try and enter the correct PIN to unblock the channel