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Replace Premiere with Time Warner DVR?

Discussion in 'TiVo Premiere DVRs' started by wally87, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. wally87

    wally87 New Member

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    Time Warner is my cable provider. I have had a Premiere (lifetime) with cable card for over two years. I have a tuning adapter. My network connection is ethernet.
    I swapped out my Premiere in August because of problems. The new box isn't any better. I'm experiencing the remote freeze problem. I sometimes have problems fast forwarding. The latest problem is connecting to Netflix.

    What are the implications of replacing my Premiere with a TW DVR?
     
  2. compnurd

    compnurd New Member

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    You have to deal with a TW DVR?
     
  3. Teeps

    Teeps Active Member

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    My mother has TW service with their DVR. They have been out to her place at least 6 times in the last 2 years to replace said DVR, for various malfunctions.

    She has been instructed, by TW support, to "reboot" the TW DVRs so many times. I connected the TW DVR to a switched power strip. So all she has to do is flip the switch to commence reboot sequence.

    Even if you get one that is perfect; there is still the user interface that leaves very much to be desired... especially if you have experienced TiVo.
     
  4. L David Matheny

    L David Matheny Active Member

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    Your cat will try to bury the TW unit?
     
  5. lpwcomp

    lpwcomp Active Member

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    Your latest problem is with Netflix so your solution is to switch to a DVR that can't access Netflix?
     
  6. Teeps

    Teeps Active Member

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    As well it should...

    Sorry, couldn't resist.
     
  7. dsnotgood

    dsnotgood New Member

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    Remote freezing? Are you using slide remote? Disconnect the Bluetooth dongle. Some people report freezes with it. Also check your HD, it might be dying.
     

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