THE retuning of millions of Freeview boxes descended into chaos when a website set up to help TV viewers crashed. Around 18m homes had to retune from lunchtime ye s t e r d ay a f t e r a n upgrade in the service. But the changeover caused widespread confu- sion and many seeking online help were con- fronted with the message: This website is experi- encing high amounts of traffic and is unavailable. The Freeview service was upgraded to give more homes access to Five and to pave the way for more high-definition significant and necessary changes that will immediately bring Freeview viewers new channels, introduce new homes to existing channels and pre- pare the platform for the future availability of Freeview HD. But almost half a million households will lose access to ITV3 and ITV4. Freeview claims retuning set-top boxes and TVs should be relatively simple, and in a statement said: The majority of people find retuning straightforward but if viewers are experiencing problems after retuning, we would suggest trying again. London Lite Thursday, 1 October 2009 19 Retuning puts Freeview TV in meltdown Websitecrashleavesviewersinlurch channels. More than 20million set-top boxes and 7.7million TV sets that have built-in Freeview had to be retuned after changes to the frequencies of channels. Freeview managing director Ilse Howling said: These are by georgina LittLejohn CARLY ZUCKER was happy to make casts of her hands at a special ceremony, but hadnt anticipated what it might do to her nails. The Wags grin turned to a grimace as she checked her talons afterwards at the new Virgin Active health club at Twickenham stadium. The personal trainer and former Im A Celebrity contestant, married to Chelsea star Joe Cole, was being honoured in Britains first Fitness Walk Of Fame. Hands up if you need a manicure Making her mark: Carly leaves her prints on the walk of fame Nail horror: the Wag surveys her talons index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html40.html41.html42.html43.html44.html45.html46.html47.html