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Discussion in 'TiVo Upgrade Center' started by rcobourn, Mar 25, 2008.

  1. Dec 20, 2011 #781 of 2470
    Kevin D42

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    Any chance of getting a winmfs image for a Series 3 (OLED Display, 648) Tivo?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Dec 20, 2011 #782 of 2470
    vsaltv

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    Worked great lillevig! Thank you so much. Made its call to home, got me $100 off lifetime sub and the works, you DA man! Happy Holidays bro ;)
     
  3. Dec 21, 2011 #783 of 2470
    unitron

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    By the way, what's the date of manufacture of that S1 and do you know when lifetime was bought for it?
     
  4. Dec 21, 2011 #784 of 2470
    papa

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    I got a TiVo Premeire from my brother. The hard drive is messed up. I have upgraded my old Series 1 and Series 2 unit in the past. I'm looking for an image for a TCD746320. Any help out there?
     
  5. Dec 21, 2011 #785 of 2470
    unitron

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    I'm pretty sure it's still the deal that you have to have a good Premiere drive and copy it byte for byte with dd or dd_rescue.

    In other words, there isn't anything that can do a truncated backup as there is for the previous models.

    Also, I seem to recall stories of people who somehow screwed up their Premiere drives just by trying to take a look at them with WinMFS.
     
  6. Dec 21, 2011 #786 of 2470
    vsaltv

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    I'll have to look up the manufacture date, but it was activated with lifetime service 09/04/2001
     
  7. Dec 21, 2011 #787 of 2470
    unitron

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    Okay, then the lifetime is too new to be eligible for the one-time transfer, so it doesn't really matter if it's old enough to be eligible to work manually.
     
  8. Dec 21, 2011 #788 of 2470
    vsaltv

    vsaltv New Member

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    explain what you mean? Would love to know if there's another way or something :)
     
  9. Dec 21, 2011 #789 of 2470
    unitron

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    There was a little vagueness in the definition of "lifetime" in the beginning, so any purchase of Product Lifetime Service prior to January 21, 2000, if memory serves, is eligible for a one-time transfer to another TiVo.

    And I think it was October of 2000 which was the manufacturing date cutoff point (plus it had to have come out of the factory loaded with a particular version of the software) for the unit to be usable as a manual recorder without a subscription. Not sure the exact details of what it would and wouldn't do compared to later models without subs, but I think they could still call in to set the clock. No guide data, of course.

    But of course that doesn't matter if the unit has a lifetime sub that can't be moved off of it.
     
  10. Dec 21, 2011 #790 of 2470
    lillevig

    lillevig Cold in East Iowa

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    I'm assuming that the unit doesn't have lifetime service. If it did, buying a pre-imaged drive (from eBay or one of the forum sponsors) would be well worth the investment. If you are determined to get it working anyway, you may be able to pick up a spare Premiere for pretty cheap ($50-60 range). Then you would need to check the JMFS thread on this forum for details on burning a new drive.
     
  11. Dec 21, 2011 #791 of 2470
    unitron

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    If there's no sub on the one he has now, he can pick up another one and keep the first for spare parts.

    If it is lifetimed, he should pick up another one to keep for spare parts and just copy the drive to his present drive.

    jmfs is only needed to go to a larger drive.

    To just copy a good stock drive over to the drive in the one he has, all that's needed is dd_rescue from the MFS Live cd.
     
  12. Dec 21, 2011 #792 of 2470
    o2pilot

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    still hoping for a hr10-250 image to resuscitate my hr10-250.
    hard drive died.... Thanks.
     
  13. Dec 22, 2011 #793 of 2470
    Psychs

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    Looking for an image for the Toshiba RS-TX20. Please PM me. Thanks in advance and happy holidays!
     
  14. Dec 25, 2011 #794 of 2470
    MikeDeuce

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    Hey jeaton,

    I don't have enough posts to send a PM or email to you (perhaps one of you could forward this on for me), but I couldn't track down a torrent that was active for that sucker (TCD648250B), but you (you magnificent person, you) thought to upload everything to dropbox.

    Thank you *VERY* much, and I hope you have a happy holiday/festivus/etc.

    -Mike
     
  15. Dec 27, 2011 #795 of 2470
    Moebius

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    Not there...
    So I find myself a first time member of the dead hdd club (7 TiVos over 8 years, not a bad track record I suppose). I still have the original drive from the unit, but had formatted it to use in a PC some time back. Figuring since I'm currently of the unemployed variety, I could at least put the 250gb back in play for now. From what I've been reading, cake doesn't play well with the original size when trying to do its thing (plus that whole trying not to spend money). Can someone point me to an image for a 652160 unit so I can see if I can revive this 250 until such time as I can shell out for a new drive?
     
  16. Dec 27, 2011 #796 of 2470
    unitron

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    The original drive in a TCD652160 is a 160GB, not a 250.

    Are you sure you don't have an original S3, a TCD648250?

    For TCD652160 images,

    http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/showthread.php?p=8831301#post8831301
     
  17. Dec 28, 2011 #797 of 2470
    Moebius

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    Not there...
    Definitely a 652160, as I was looking at the back of the unit as I posted. :) So in theory, I have a 160 gb drive, probably with the TiVo image still on in floating around, and a 250gb that I don't even know from whence it came. Well, kind of a bonus I suppose.

    Thanks for the image links, time to go read up a bit. I haven't worked with MFS in several years, at least since put the 1tb drive in this unit. Been a while.
     
  18. Dec 28, 2011 #798 of 2470
    unitron

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    Go to mfslive.org and download the iso for the MFS Live cd v1.4 if you don't have it already, and also the WinMFS program, and read all the readme's there.

    Then come back here and read the thread about using jmfs to let you use up to a 2TB drive on an S3 HD.
     
  19. Jan 3, 2012 #799 of 2470
    fsaldana

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    I'm in desperate need of the TCD 540040. Can someone please help me out? Thanks in advance!
     
  20. Jan 3, 2012 #800 of 2470
    fsaldana

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    Sorry I failed to mention I need the image for a TCD540040. Thanks again!
     

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