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Old netflix came back?

Discussion in 'TiVo Premiere DVRs' started by jdanna, Mar 19, 2014.

  1. jdanna

    jdanna New Member

    May 2, 2008
    I have a tivo premiere4, and last night thru this morning - for a glorious and wonderful few hours, somehow the old netflix ui came back.

    The new, unusably slow one that can barely run on the anemic premiere4 was gone, and the old netflix (complete with the removed-by-the-biggest-idiot-in-history play from beginning button!) was magically back.

    Was this a fluke? Is there a way to make it happen again? And/or forever? Did anyone else have it show up?
  2. telemark

    telemark New Member

    Nov 12, 2013
    Probably not what you had in mind, but I bet downgrading to 20.3.7 would do this.

    Maybe there's a way to make kmttg do this too, but I didn't immediately see a way.
  3. celtic pride

    celtic pride Member

    Nov 8, 2005
    my tivo premiere xl2 reverted back to the old netflix app in the living room ,but the tivo premiere xl2 in the bedroom still has the new app.:confused:
  4. telemark

    telemark New Member

    Nov 12, 2013
    I assume when this reversion has taken place, the menu just changed but both apps, the new and old one, are still there.

    If you want to give us data, try starting Netflix via kmttg, and letting us know if it's loading the new or old app, compared to what happens when you select it from the TV.
  5. jrtroo

    jrtroo Chill- its just TV

    Feb 4, 2008
    Connect and reboot, I bet it reverts back to the newer version. It did for me.
  6. sharkster

    sharkster Well-Known Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    I love my Tivos and wouldn't want to be without them but seriously, I found it a lot less frustrating to just use either a Blu-ray player (I have a Sony) or a Roku 3 for Netflix. It's so much faster and I have yet to have a problem using either of these.

    When I went to Netflix through either of my Tivos it was slow and there was always this initial period of pixely loading - whether it was the beginning of a show or any time I paused and then came back - that I thought it was my network or my DSL connection. But I haven't had any of the problems at all with the same DSL, same home network, just using the Blu-ray or Roku.

    If only I could get 'On Demand' through my Tivos life would be complete. :)
  7. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator Staff Member TCF Club

    Apr 17, 2000
    I saw this happen on my Roamio once too. Not sure what causes it.

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