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I purchased Mlb.tv premium about a month ago for the first time.
I am unable to activate MLB.TV on Tivo. Here are the steps Ive taken.
Click on activate now
I fill in all of the fields
click on "save and continue to activate"
Then I get the following error:
We are sorry, but you have reached this page in error.
Please try the action again and, if the problem continues, contact Customer Service.
I have tried on my win 7 PC, my win XP PC and my iphone. Same error on all 3.
Also, the MLB.TV on my Roamio says 2013 MLB. It gives me an activation code to enter at mlb.com/tivo, but I get the above error when I go to mlb.com/tivo.
I brought this issue up to @MLBFanSupport on twitter and was told that TiVo is not supported for spring training and most likely tivo will push out an update for opening day of the regular season, but I found users on this forum stating that they were able to wacth spring training games on their Roamios.
Thank you very much for your assitance.
I just bought tivo to avoid crazy expensive $12 monthly rental for the STB box from verizon. I don't record any shows and bought tivo DVR to replace my STB. But, it looks like, tivo doesn't even allow the tv guide (even though, it is being provided by the cable provider and not really a tivo feature). Now, I am in a situation, where I am paying $5 for the tuner card from verizon and being forced to $15 subscription cost for tv just to get the "tv guide". Not sure, if it just me OR there are lot of people feeling the same pain. I hope, tivo could do something about it.
I am looking to replace 3 VZ DVRs with a Roamio Pro & 2 Minis in the near furfure (waiting for the next round of deals). I currently own a 2TB OLED S3 w/LT as well
I have VZ FIOS, ONT to GigE Actiontec router. RG6 quad shielded COAX and CAT 5e from the router to the rest of the house. I also have 2 Actiontec Rev F wireless routers (I've been sitting on them for separate MoCa networking if needed)
The new TiVo units are to be placed in the same spot as the FIOS ones so there is existing COAX (obviously) and CAT 5e as well (2 home run to the GigE router, 1 via Linksys switch)
Is there a consensus on what is best to use speed/transfer/stream/response wise (Roamio > Minis) since all things equal MoCa (from reading various threads) is pretty much plug & play with the FIOS Actiontec
I have a Tivo Series 1 (model PTV300, software ver 3.0.01-1) with CacheCard and upgraded hard drive that has been chugging along great for years. A few weeks ago I started to get a message that the daily call was failing. The test call works fine but repeated attempts of the daily call always fails. Sometimes it gets as far as 80% indexing but never completes. The two errors I see are Failed while loading series and call interrupted (I see this long after the call when all data has been download and when it is way into the indexing process). In desperation I tried a kick start 57 which put me in a GSOD loop that I couldnt recover from.
I restored a known good backup from years ago to a brand new drive (actually now have tried 2 new drives) and as per some Internet research I increased the swap file partition to 128MB for the 120GB hard drive I am using.
I still can not complete the daily call indexing and the kick start 57 still GSOD loops. I have also tried to redo guided setup and also done a complete erase/reset of data but cant complete the calls needed to get through setup.
Im baffled as I know the backup I have has worked in the ancient past and two brand new hard drives from different manufactures cant both have problems. Anyone have any ideas? Also any ideas why I cant recover from a kick start 57 (I would love to fix that while I have everything open)?
Fox just announced another set of renewals for next season:
The Mindy Project
also, Fox announced that there will be a third season of Masterchef Junior
(which has not aired its second season yet)
Fox had previously announced renewals for:
Bones (expected to be its final season)
Glee (executive producer Ryan Murphy says this will be its final season)
and I think Family Guy as well
Noticeably absent (for the moment, anyway - I suppose Fox needs something to announce at UpFronts): Dads, and Almost Human
The only two shows I know of that are not coming back are The X Factor and American Dad (the latter is moving to TBS).
Urgh, more non-linear storytelling. Guess I shouldn't be surprised. Unfortunately too much of this "spring arc" will be taken up with how WW cursed them, how Hook found his boat, how he got away to NYC to warn Emma, etc.
The only hope I have is the "slip-up" that Emma noticed when she found Charming and Snow in the apartment, how they mentioned "losing a year". She asked how they knew it was a year, and they kinda shrugged it off. She's right: they shouldn't know about it, just like Emma didn't know about her time in Storybrooke (fire in her apartment got her to move to NYC, etc). Makes me wonder if any of this new Storybrooke is real, or at least "as it appears".
Good to see Granny and Jiminy back. And I pegged Emma's suitor as a bad guy immediately. :)
And damn them for remembering that Snow needed to get pregnant. It's probably Peter Pan's baby anyway, to further rot and collapse the family tree. :eek:
We just moved to a temporary house for 3 months while we are remodeling. We have standard cable (Time Warner) and no cable card.
For some reason we don't get CNBC, which is my wife's favorite channel. I did a channel scan and found an additional 300 or so channels, most of which are blank.
We get the channel right above and below CNBC, but on that channel we get v52 error.
Calling to get a cable card is a complicated process because we are not the people on the account.
Anybody know a listing of alternate channels that we can try or a way around this? I am going to call time warner, but I fear that because it works on their box and not on tivo that I am just going to get grief from them.
Wow. I wonder what Brendon and Rachel's cab driver did wrong to take them from first to seventh in just the length of a cab ride to the airport. Given that the first six teams were virtually guaranteed not to be eliminated, that was incredibly dangerous.
It was very suspect that Dave and Connor floated past the place where they were supposed to deliver the food, yet were able to walk it back upstream, deliver it, walk back downstream, and still complete the task before anyone else. Since the Afghanimals and the Cowboys delivered their food first, I'm not sure what they were doing between delivering the food and getting the next clue that allowed Dave and Connor to finish first.
Joey and Meghan probably would have finished last anyway, because they're just not very skilled. But forgetting to tell their cab to wait when every other team did so was all it took to ensure their elimination.
So that's three episodes this season, and all three have shown the second-to-last team check in while the final team is still completing the last task. Does that mean the producers have realized that creating fake drama about who gets to the mat first is stupid and they're going to present it more truthfully now? Or were these three situations just so obvious and inevitable that they didn't think they could get away with it?
I have a TiVo series 3 HD dual tuner. Recently when I change the channel live tv or fast forward a recorded show the audio playing at that time stutter repeats and gets stuck for about 3 to 5 seconds. If I change back to the main menu it stops then going back to the channel or program the video and audio work fine. I should say that there is no issues with the video except that the audio won't match when this happens. It also happens if I pause as well the audio will keep going but the picture stops.
I have had this DVR since the series 3 came out on the market.
I though it was the hard drive. We replace the old drive today with a 500 GB western digital drive.
The old drive did die and would not let me clone it. We used instant cake to rebuild a new drive. That is all working well and is reset up but the audio problem persists.
The only thing left for me to replace is the clock battery.
What is causing this issue and what can I do about it?
Hi. I currently have:
- Roamio (OTA) in Bedroom
- Mini in Living Room
1. If I get a 2nd Roamio for use with a CableCard, will recorded content from both Roamios be simultaneously available to the Mini?
2. If I get a 2nd Roamio for use with a CableCard, will recorded content from 1 Roamio be available to the other Roamio?
3. If I decide to place the 2nd Roamio (CC) in the same AV rack as the 1st Roamio (OTA), how do I manage one device at a time via remote control?
Thought this was a great episode, felt like 3 hours!!!
Daryl/Beth was nuts, between Daryl's fight in the basement and Beth getting abducted. And then running into that group that was at the house where Carl/Rick were. So are they CLOSE?
And the whole Maggie/Sasha/Bob thing was solid too, really moved that along.
Just overall an awesome episode
I have a Roamio basic for a main unit, as I need to work with an antenna input. I want similar features and access on my bedroom television. What's the pros and cons of a mini versus a premiere (Series 4)? I'm guessing the areas of concern would be stream versus share, network traffic, cost (to a minor degree), quality of viewing, and speed of viewing. I'm sort of a TiVo newbie, but an electronics engineer, so I'll share my first thoughts.
Stream versus Sharing
I'm guessing that I can stream shows with a mini, but with a premiere I have to share/transfer the show to watch it.
Based on my stream versus sharing, network traffic will only occur during transfers with a premiere, but streaming will eat some bandwidth while viewing. I see topics about "constant network chatter", but I've not seen a real network analyzer used to gage severity. I have this ability given borrowing equipment. I have WIRED gigabit setup, so maybe I shouldn't be concerned? I haven't even verified that the Roamio has gigabit wired port. Premiere most likely doesn't, but haven't verified that either. I live in an area of all 5 acre plots, so not concerned about wireless network traffic. Atop, I also have high-power, Wireless-N, industrial wireless access points (Ubiquiti).
Mini is $88 (Amazon), plus $150 lifetime service = $238
Premiere is ~$350 used with lifetime service, so ~$112 more than a mini
Quality of Viewing
Expect no difference in viewing quality given fully wired connections.
Speed of Viewing
Given that I expect to transfer a show with a premiere, I would guess a mini could be watching instantly, but I'd have to wait for a period of time (~ 5 minutes with wired gigabit?) before starting to watch a show with a premiere. I don't think I have to wait for the whole show to transfer, right?
Sorry for the length, but wanted to help clarify my thoughts. As an engineer, I'm always weighing pros / cons.
Listen, I've been a Tivo subscriber for close to 15 years, so it's not like I'm anti-Tivo or anything.
But Tivo's website is not only so slow it's useless. It's also an insult to customers.
I mean, for a major media company in 2014 to operate a website at speeds slower than an early 1990s dial-up modem is just insane.
I have called Tivo customer support about this several times in recent months, and the customer service reps act like they've never heard of the problem before -- like maybe it's my browser that's the problem (even though I explain that the website is slow as molasses no matter which PC or browser I use).
Tivo's failure to correct -- or even to acknowledge -- the problems with the website reflects a real contempt for their customers on their part.
I'm a national business reporter and I'm now thinking I should get one of my colleagues to do a story about what this says about Tivo's lack of respect for paying customers.
Newbie here. I recently had Tivo with RCN cable in NYC and loved it, so when I moved and was forced to switch to Time Warner I decided to buy my own Roamio (just the basic model) and mini and set up myself. But I've read so many different forums and threads on how to set up the mini that I have confused myself.
So my question is, what is the simplest way to hook up the mini in my bedroom. I have the ability to run an Ethernet cord from the modem in my living room to the bedroom, but it seems everyone suggests moCA. If moca is indeed the best, what exactly do I need to accomplish this ? will I even be able to set that up if I have time warner? I have read elaborate stories of splitters to bypass time warner, etc...all things I don't understand.
Ok thanks for reading my long post. Help!
The tivo.com website used to be a convenient way to set recordings, etc. But now, it's barely usable. If you want to get to anything about your account - season passes, to do list, etc. It takes forever. By forever I mean I usually just give up on it and just change settings on the actual TiVo box.
Is TiVo even aware of this issue? If so, are they working on fixing it. If not, go check it out. you'll see what I mean.
So what's the thinking on this new show. Aliens returning the abductees or the end of the world, beginning?
This is weird but we always had lots of suggestions and out recently deleted folder would be full and of course so many at a time would drop off as new ones got deleted. All we did was get a new 60 inch Vizio TV and all of a sudden our suggestions became 1 or 2 our recently deleted folder would have 1 or 2 only. Our Tivo would always be at no more than 76% and we would come home delete what we didn't want and it would go down to like 69 or 71%.
Last night Tivo had me turn off suggestions reboot turn them back on reboot and said wait 24 hours. Well suggestions went up to 4 than 6 but then 2 dropped off and we had set up 3 or 4 shows to record. But we were only on 59% or 61%. Well now our Tivo thinks it's full at 60% and everything keeps dropping off once it's hits 6 and it like stuck on 59%. Our yesterdays 2 suggestions went away and there were only 6 total and we were only on 61% its weird. My husband said he thinks the hard drive is thinking it's full at 60% when it shouldn't be I don't know. Anyone have any suggestions on what to do? I'm calling Tivo back too but there's a 10 minute hold time and just thought someone here might have had a similar problem. \
Edit: Tivo had us do a cold boot and said call back tomorrow they think our hard drive is corrupted. They said make as many things record as possible and right now with 6 things recording it went up to 66% from 59 we have 3 suggestions and had 5 things in our recently deleted folder and it's dropped off to 2 and we haven't deleted anything from it. Our hard drive thinks it's full were guessing. Cause usually every night he comes home from work and our suggestions is full he deletes stuff and our recently deleted always had at least 20 in there. So something isn't right. But were out of our 90 days so we have to pay 49.99 to get another one and it will be a refurb they said.
This show (on Spike TV) really sounds like it could be awful. What I've heard is the show tries to coerce contractors to fix jobs they've previously botched. I'm going to give it a chance just because I live in an old neighborhood with lot of home remodeling going on so it might be interesting.
I hate watching a small screen while sitting in a room with a big screen. I'm looking into options for streaming (TiVo or Netflix/HBOGo/AmazonPrime) to hotel TVs, assuming available HDMI connections.
- ipad<->HDMI adapter: Does the TiVo iOS app work with one? I've seen some posts that claim that not all apps let you use that. What about Netflix, etc. apps?
- Chromecast: I have one, but would need a travel router to work around the typical hotel wifi login screen.
- Roku 3: Too big for travel or not? The new Roku stick availability is too far out for me.
Opinions? Other ideas?