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Acronis True Image and Cloning TiVo Hard Drive

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - 4 hours 15 min ago
Has anyone ever removed the hard drive and used a docking station and Acronis True Image to clone (back-up) their hard drive to another formatted empty hard drive and subsequently been able to swap hard drives if the need should arise? TIA.

Xfinity on-demand shows missing on Tivo's

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - 5 hours 32 min ago
So after 7 days of fighting with Comcast I finally got my cable cards paired correctly and can get channels... What a pain in the rear!!! So now I notice not all shows that I see on their "X1 on-demand" show up on the Tivo version. Example: Rookie Blue shows up on X1 on-demand" but not on Tivo version. Just curious if that's how it works or how we know what shows will and won't show on the tivo version.


TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - 6 hours 18 min ago
I just got a Tivo series 3 yesterday with an N adapter. I finally got things setup and yesterday I decided to record Quigley Down Under that came on at 12:30AM. Well, it recorded it fine, but its in two parts and I dont know why. It would appear that there are a couple of minutes missing. I don't know if it tried to do an update at that time or what. The movie started at 12:30 and it stopped at about 1 hour and 33 minutes into the movie. Then it started the movie at 1 hour and 35 minutes.

If anybody has any idea what caused this I would appreciate the help.



Tivo Roamio Plus, upgraded 3TB • Tivo Mini & My Expander Bundle

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - 8 hours 46 min ago
TiVo Roamio Plus 3TB DVR with LIFETIME 3 YRS WARRANTY (450 hours HD) TCD848000. Also I included a Tivo Mini and an 1TB My DVR AV Expander Drive

I purchased this equipment in December of 2013, is a bundle with all you need to enjoy your TV Cable service in your home. Inlcudes a LIFETIME Suscription no monthly fees! And TiVo 3-year extended warranty expires: 12/11/2016 for the Roamio Plus. My family love Tivo but we are moving to an area with not cable service.

Posted in Ebay and Craiglist (Orange County California)



Price difference is because Craiglist doesn't charge 10% fee like Ebay and give to you the pickup discount.

Does the DirecTV (THR22) Tivo still has this type of side-by-side channel guide

Can someone please tell me if the new DirecTV (THR22) Tivo still has this type of side-by-side channel guide as an option?

I have been using the DirecTV brand receivers (HR23 sh*tbox) since my old TiVo HD's became obsolete several years ago and I just hate them. We record a fraction of the movies that we used to because their channel guide sucks and because they intermingle the premium channel movie listings within a sea of PPV programming. I hate how these greedy a'holes constantly try to jam more paid services down their subscribers throats.

I have been thinking about their Genie DVR but I am guessing this is just their same crappy interface that I am using now with a faster processor. I could care less about recording six shows at one time or watching shows in different rooms. I simply want a better channel guide and the ability to hide all their PPV crap.

Tivo Desktop Video Output incorrect

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - 11 hours 49 min ago
I use my laptop to transfer mp4 videos to both my Premiere XL and Series 3.

When playing those videos on the Premiere, the format is correct. When playing the same video on the Series 3 only left half of the video plays. Am I doing something wrong in the transfer process?

TiVo, DirecTV Pact Extended to Feb 15, 2018

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - 12 hours 51 min ago
Headline is all the info I really have.

"On July 28, 2014, DIRECTV extended the term of the Amended and Restated Development Agreement between TiVo Inc. and DIRECTV, LLC (formerly DIRECTV, Inc.) dated as of September 2, 2008, as amended by letter agreement dated April 20, 2009 (as amended, the "Agreement"). The Agreement has been extended until February 15, 2018. "

TIVO or Comcast Problem

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - 13 hours 12 min ago
Last Saturday night we went into Netflix by mistake and tryed to get out of it before it finished loading and the TIVO crashed and rebooted.

The next morning we were having a micro blocking on some channels and others wouldn't even come it. I checked the signal strength on the channels and they were all 82-92%. Chatted with Comcast via the Web and they said they checked out signal and it was fine. We moved the TIVO to the basement to see if the signal strength would improve. Still couldn't tune or really bad micro blocking on some of the channels. Bypassed the spliter and hooked the feed directly into the TIVO, no change. Checked the SNR and all channels are at 34-35. So the numbers are within what TIVO recomends. Channels we are having problems are digital channels QAM256. Funning because 187 works, 188 is just scrambled, and 189 works but some mirco blocking.

I would say it is a Comcast problem but I have a MediaCenter PC with a cablecard tuner and all the channels work on it.

So should I start with calling TIVO or Comcast. I am afraid I am going to get into the middle of a finger point game. :(

DirecTV Extends TiVo Agreement Into 2018

Zatz Not Funny! - 13 hours 28 min ago
Sadly, the initial fruits of their renewed labor haven’t been very compelling, leading some to wonder if DirecTV is doing the bare minimum to avoid costly licensing. And is it coincidental that TiVo’s Time Warp patent protection expires in 2018? Regardless, hope these guys have a higher def whole-home TiVo solution in the works for DirecTV subscribers. Given THR22 scarcity, […]

Feature Request: Send to Friend

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - 13 hours 32 min ago
I would like to see a feature to "send to friend" things such as recommendations, and even full or partial season pass entries. For example, add friends via the mobile app contact list. Then from mobile or TV UI send recommendations to them.

Also, if sending a season pass recommendation allow the recipient to click a button to add it to their season pass list. Any received recommendations should be in a new "Friends" category to keep them seperate from personally added items.

Fast Forward Tivo PC files?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - 14 hours 18 min ago
I have a large number of Tivo(Premiere XL4) files on my PC(Windows 7). I would like to scan through them quickly, but fast forward will not work on Windows Media Player? Is there any other way to do this?


Big Brother - 7/31/14- Eviction Night

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - 14 hours 45 min ago
Honestly, I feel sorry for Amber. I don't watch the live feeds or read the spoilers so there may be more to her than shown on CBS.

Anyway, she basically got eliminated from the game because some stalker/loser/desperate idiot that calls himself Beast Mode Cowboy couldn't get her to "hook up" with him.
She did handle it well though. Maybe they'll be some follow up interviews with her that she won't be so nice, and deservedly so .

I know it wasn't their intention but I hate HOH comps that are played completely by the end of the show. I don't go into the spoiler threads but wouldn't mind knowing the outcome. :(

Edit - And now, we've lost the two hottest girls this season. :( :( :o

Roamio Remotes Stop Working

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - 18 hours 51 min ago
All the sudden my roamio's remotes (I have 2) stop controlling the TV. They will let you adjust the volume by one push then will not work. It's happening on both romaios in separate levels of the house. If I use a old tiro remote (not the small one) they work fine but I prefer the smaller ones. Any advice? Reprogramming only fixes it for a hour or so then the issue returns.

SOLVED - Why I couldn't transfer using TiVo Desktop

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - 20 hours 38 min ago
Long story short: I had similar symptoms as most people with Tivo Desktop: Couldn't transfer files to/from DVR. I was specifically looking to serve my .mp4 movie library from my media-dedicated pc so anyone in the house can transfer/watch. All settings were correct and the "Now Playing from PC" was not showing up in the My Shows screen on the TiVo.

As it turns out (in my case at least) the problem was that when I installed the Tivo Desktop software it picked the wrong Network adapter to communicate with the DVR.

In my case, I have VMWare Workstation installed on this PC and so it creates some VM network adapters. Well the TivoDesktop software picked one of the VMNet adapters which obviously is wrong so it could never connect to the location of the shared videos. As soon as I made the change to the ACTUAL NIC of the PC and re-started the Tivo Server **BOOM** it showed up in my Roamio.

Hope this helps others having this issue although I know that not many people have additional NICs or even Virtual NICs installed.

Replaced router, now TiVo won't connect

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:39
I checked some previous threads about this issue but didn't see anything that helped me resolve this issue, so I apologize if this has already been "asked and answered."

Short story: Upgraded my router (which was B/G only) to a Linksys AC1900 Dual Band SMART Wi-Fi Gigabit Router (EA6900-FFP) router. Router is set up, created 5G network and kept logon info for my 2.4G network the same. Computer connects with no problem. Cell phone connects with no problem. PhonePower adapter plugged into ethernet port works with no problem. TiVo Premiere XL4 won't connect.

I've tried connecting to my old network that it was previously using with my old router; no go, even after manually reentering the same info. Tried connecting to the 5G network; no go. Set up Guest network access on router; no go. Turned off all firewall settings on router and retried TiVo connection; still no go. I've rebooted the TiVo a couple of times after changing things, but not after every change. I'm using a TiVo AG0100 wireless adapter.

Does anyone have any suggestions I might try?

MRV - Watching a Recording Show, 10 minutes to end it loses connection

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:25
I have a Tivo Premiere XL and a Tivo Premiere.

For instance, if the Premiere is recording a show and we start watching it through MRV, once the recording finishes and then we get to about 10 minutes until the end while watching on MRV on the XL, we get a Lost Connection message and booted. When going back to the recording on the Premiere, it hasn't even saved the spot, and we have to FF and skip through to where it was, if we can remember.

Anyone have this issue? It happens a lot but not every time. :mad:

Link channel surfing and program ratings.

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:05
If I'm bored and just flipping through the channels mindlessly, I'm likely to come across some utterly obnoxious show I hate and despise and would rate 10 thumbs down if TiVo let me go that far. Even the two seconds it takes to change the channel again are too many :-).

It would be a really nice feature if "channel up" and "channel down" could arrange to just skip over channels that are currently showing programs that have a 3 thumbs down rating.

Defiance season 2

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:03
I'm really enjoying it so far. I feel like it's improved a lot over season 1, without in any way feeling discontinuous with it.

Can't find wireless network?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:52
We have a TiVo Roamio Plus. About 2 weeks ago, our TV died. Had a local business look at it to see if it was worth repairing, but it wasn't, so we ended up replacing it yesterday. Roamio had been plugged in and running all the time the TV was in the shop. After we hooked up the new TV, we got the info from the Roamio that it didn't have any guide data any longer. It was very slow and sluggish.

Thought it was messed up, so rebooted it, and it doesn't see our wireless network anymore. It had been connected to the wireless since we got it this spring. It doesn't see any wireless networks. I can put my cell phone next to it, and it can connect to wireless fine.

Tried putting in the network SSID and password manually, but it still can't find the network.

Talked to TiVo and they're sending out a wireless external adapter.

Wondering if there's anything else I can do while I'm waiting. It's not in a location where I can run an ethernet cable to it...

Unable to use kmttg with Surface Pro?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:46
Hi All! :)

I have a Microsoft Surface Pro and for some reason, I am not able to use kmttg. I download the file, extract it, but the actual shortcut you click on to open it never appears. I thought it was a Java issue (still think it might be), so I made sure the Pro had Java updated completely and according to the Java website, it is indeed the latest version. I even tried downloading an older version of kmttg (from 2012) and still, no shortcut to actually open the program. It extracts everything else perfectly. Is the Surface Pro just unable to use this program?


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