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Update lasting more than 24 hours

Discussion in 'TiVo Premiere DVRs' started by tkcuisine, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. tkcuisine

    tkcuisine New Member

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    My tivo premier box has been locked on a screen that says preparing the update this may take an hour or longer for over 24 hours. when i talked to the support last night they said it must be a big update and was not very helpful. anyone else had this the box is less that2 years old.
     
  2. jcthorne

    jcthorne Active Member

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    Its stuck. Reboot time and hope it recovers. If not, its likely a hard drive failing.
     
  3. bshrock

    bshrock New Member

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    If you have a the Keyboard remote or Wireless adapter unplug them hopefully the boot will continue.
     
  4. HomeUser

    HomeUser Active Member

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    I do not have the update yet on my Premier. I hope it does not take more then 24 hours. Try unplugging the network cable and Cable Card also. If that does not work a power cycle reboot may be needed.

    Can anyone that has received the new update respond with how long it took?
     
  5. mrizzo80

    mrizzo80 Active Member

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    30-60 minutes after Pending Restart reboot.
     
  6. CoxInPHX

    CoxInPHX COX Communications

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    It depends on which version you currently have, and how large your HDD, a 2TB HDD will take longer, there is some major database changes in the update.

    Updating from 20.2.1 to 20.2.2.1 (Second Fall release) takes over 1 hour from reboot (2TB HDD)

    Updating from 20.2.2 (First Fall release) to 20.2.2.1 (Second Fall release) only takes about 20 minutes from reboot (2TB HDD)
     

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