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normal for tivo to lock up when internet is lost?

Discussion in 'TiVo Premiere DVRs' started by newsposter, Jul 27, 2012.

  1. newsposter

    newsposter Poster of News

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    i have severe internet issues which are unresolved. everytime dsl goes down the tivo locks up. is this normal behavior? takes about 2 or 3 minutes for it to unlock then it's fun to watch it 'catch up' with all the button presses:eek:
     
  2. jrtroo

    jrtroo Chill- its just TV

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    Well, normal implies that is the way its supposed to work. I'm sure tivo did not have that as a feature on their requirements docs, but its not an unheard of situation.
     
  3. moyekj

    moyekj Well-Known Member

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    If you use SDUI instead you won't get any lockups due to internet related issues.
     
  4. newsposter

    newsposter Poster of News

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    ive been doign this for 2 months now...definitely a huge difference. i just wish there was a space bar somewhere on the screen, have to turn back sometimes to see how much space is left and could take a few min until it turns back
     
  5. aaronwt

    aaronwt UHD Addict

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    No it isn't normal. When I release my IP on my router, my TiVos only come up with a message saying the connection is lost. The don't lock up on me. I can still use it fine to access my shows, the guide, and Season passes.
     

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