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2.5 hrs later my FIOS cable card doesn't work.

Discussion in 'TiVo Help Center' started by Debind, Oct 15, 2012.

  1. Debind

    Debind New Member

    Oct 15, 2012
    My tivo still works great with my antenna but the cable card, although activated just shows black screen. Anyone ave any ah-ha moments to share?
  2. ShayL

    ShayL Member

    Jul 17, 2007
    Dallas, TX
    When I installed my cable card for FIOS, it took quite a while (at least an hour) before the channel map to download. Has the cable card been activate and paired? If you don't have HBO or Cinemax, it does not have to be paired. What does the DVR Diagnostics say?
  3. NotNowChief

    NotNowChief Addicted to TiVo

    Mar 29, 2012
    New York...
    If it "still works great with your antenna" it sounds like you need to rerun Guided Setup on the TiVo to get the info for the new provider. You cant "hot swap" between the two.

    Make sure the card is activated!

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