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Discovery Bar Issue

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 01:16
My TiVo Roamio Plus and Mini 2 recently updated to software version 20.4.7.

Ever since the update, the Discovery Bar on the Mini is missing in action, with a blank space where it should be. I even did a Clear and Delete Everything to try to bring it back, but that didn't work. All other functions appear to be working normally.

Anyone else having this issue? (Yes, I have contacted TiVo support.)

$100 off Amazon Roamio Coupon

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 22:49
I picked up brand new Roamio from Amazon with my $100 coupon. I am looking to sell the unopened Roamio for $100 + shipping from Atlanta. Please PM me if you are interested.

FS: TiVo Roamio Plus Brand New In Box - $299

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 22:49
Brand new in the box TiVo Roamio Plus. Box is still factory taped shut, never opened. TiVo service not included.

Local pick up preferred in 91403.

screen mirroring

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 22:28
Anybody know how to get around the block on screen mirroring on iPad? found out the hard way on vacation that it's blocked. I had a lighting to HDMI adapter and a HDMI cable all ready to go. iPad came up on the big screen launched the Tivo APP all ways good but as soon as the stream started I got a msg on the screen it was blocked :(

TiVo Mini netflix error v312

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 22:01
Greetings all --

I haven't been on this forum in years; glad to see it's still active.

I recently did the 10yr loyalty promotion and got a Roamio Pro and two TiVo Minis. I have Verizon FiOS and use my own Linksys wrt1900ac router.

After getting Verizon to repair the cable card, most everything is working great... with the exception of Netflix on the two Minis. When I go to start it, I get the spinning ball wheel and then this error message:

Application Loading
Netflix is loading onto the TiVo box.
Please wait a moment and try starting Netflix again (V312).

I've power cycled the minis, tried unchecking and rechecking Netflix in the video providers on the Roamio, reconnecting, power cycling everything. Nothing helps.

I called TiVo support and they are blaming the network, either in my house or at Verizon. They sent me the attached doc, some of which is truncated on the right, but I don't think it matters because the Minis pass the port configuration test, plus I have very little in the way of tricked-up configuration on my router.

My searches here and on the broader internet haven't produced any help. Does anyone here have any suggestions?

Attached Files Which-Network-Ports-and-IP-Addresses-Need-to-be-Open-When-Using-my-TiVo-DVR.pdf (7.8 KB)

tivo slide remote play/select/pause buttons not working

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 19:48
I just plugged in a brand new slide to my tivi mini ( after I didn't realize I had to order a usb dongle the first time ).

I paired by holding Tivo and back buttons, and that worked. But the play, select, pause, up, down, <<,>>, etc buttons do not work on the top of the controller. The circle on the keyboard does.

Any suggestions?

Person of Interest - S4E19 - “Search and Destroy” - 04/07/2015

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 19:45
I was concerned that POI was spending too much time meandering in the last batch of episodes but fortunately they jumped right back into the Machine Wars arc with this episode.

This week’s number is one Sul Khan, a computer genius/visionary similar to Jobs and Gates (with a splash of John McAfee thrown in, I think).
Khan (no relation to “KHAAAANNNNN!) is the head of the world’s largest software security firm.

He’s been hacked and has had everything leaked, from personal emails, financial statements, to nude pictures of his wife.

Obviously, it’s up to Team Machine to find out what’s really going and while the usual suspects are looked at (business rival, wife, best friend), it’s fairly easy to deduce that Samaritan is behind it.

You’d think that Samaritan’s motive would be to eliminate potential rival A.I.s or people who are too close to discover the truth about it, but this time it’s a little different.
Samaritan has been using Khan’s company and resources to search for the Machine.

It’s actually a fairly clever motive but the issue is that Khan is smart enough to realize what’s going on and he wants to know that what he suspects is true, an A.I. has targeted him.

It actually makes sense for Khan to be this way and to eschew Team Machine’s help since they aren’t going to tell him the whole truth (Nice mentions of Simon and Claire there).

Unfortunately, the price paid by Khan for finding out the truth was getting shot to death by Greer.

While it’s nice to see Zoe Morgan again (and we may see more of her now that the 100 has wrapped for the season), she really didn’t have much to do in this episode other than to point out that John’s falling for Iris.
(Ok, she did provide ears in the board meeting.)

While I raised an eyebrow at Root being able to go toe to toe with Martine there, I’ll allow it with the explanation that anger is a great motivator.
I also agree with Root that I liked Martine better as a blonde.
(And was Martine showing some discontent with Greer there?)

I also liked the scene with Reese trying to convince Finch to learn how to shoot. Reese does believe that he will someday die doing this job and he wants to make sure that Finch is safe.
I like that they remind us that Reese and Finch are truly friends and care about each other.

(But really John, calling “Shotgun” while holding a shotgun?)

And what about that case Root stole? It’s not the faberge egg they want but the case itself?

What about the biochip Khan was working on?

Also there was a line from Greer about how the Machine wasn’t on a network.

$100 off Roamio on Amazon

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 18:25
I have a code for $100 off a Roamio purchase on Amazon. Will sell for $35.

PM to purchase.


HDD recommendation for Premiere upgrade

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 18:16
I have a base Premiere (320 GB?) that has been running for a number of years, but is now starting to show some pixelation and other things that make me think the HD is going to go soon. Also, I'd like to expand the capacity a bit.

I have downloaded the JMFS software, and confirmed that I can get it to boot on my PC. I have not yet tried attaching the Premiere drive, as I'm wanting to wait until I get the new drive.

That's where you (the community) come in. I need recommendations on the specific drive to buy, and why one vs. the other.

I'm looking at a 2TB drive, simply because it's a huge step up from what I've got, and I won't have to mess with some of the work-arounds I've seen posted for >2GB drives.

It seems that WD is still the go-to brand, so the question becomes which 2GB WD drive to order. At one time, the WD Green drives were highly recommended, then they fell from favor, now ...? How about Red vs. Purple vs. anything else.

I tried a search, but didn't see anything really recent. If I missed it, please feel free to point me to the relevant thread.

Thanks in advance.

Help Setting up Old HUMAX to Samsung Smart TV

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 17:38
I have an Old Humax with a lifetime service plan that works great with TIVO and now have just bought a new Samsung smart TV 2015.

The TIVO unit is to old for a card from Comcast. I need to be able to hook it all up.

One rep said to buy a N300 Wi Fi USB adapter and they sent me a IR cable. Now they say they won't help or want to sell me a new unit or a refurbished (with no guaranteed for a G adapter).

What to do. I have their IR cable and the NETGEAR N300 Wi Fi USB adapter but no one to guide me.

TiVo Premiere Rebooting Same Time Everynight - Solved

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 17:14
I have a TiVo Premiere that was working fine and and then started rebooting at the same time everynight in a constant loop.

I figured out that a Manual Repeating Recording that I had set that worked before OnePass was causing a constant reboot loop on the TiVo until the recording was done.

I just deleted the Manual Recording Season Passes and have not had any issues.

I just figured I would share this in case anyone else had the issue.

TiVo Premiere Rebooting Same Time Everynight - Solved

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 17:12
I have a TiVo Premiere that was working fine and and then started rebooting at the same time everynight in a constant loop.

I figured out that a Manual Repeating Recording that I had set that worked before OnePass was causing a constant reboot loop on the TiVo until the recording was done.

I just deleted the Manual Recording Season Passes and have not had any issues.

I just figured I would share this in case anyone else had the issue.

Slide Pro Remote w/ Roamio

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 16:47
Will the slide pro blue tooth remote work with the Roamio Plus? Will the Roamio plus remote work with a series 3 Tivo?


Any fix for jailbreak?

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 13:53
I see numerous flex 2 patches on iOS and I've tried soon but I can't get TiVo streaming allowed when jail broken. Given there are tweaks there must be one I'm missing. Can anyone direct me to a fix for the modified iOS detection prevention of streaming issue?


P.s. I have no desire to do anything like record etc So Now that's out of the way I'd appreciate no condemnation about my choice to liberate my iPad from some constraints

I'll leave it lie the discussion about whether tico should police jailbreaks because I assume they have to

Guide question

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 12:35
When you have the guide page up, didn't there used to a little white dot than ran along the top edge of the guide, showing the approximate time into the half hour?

I know that DirecTV has one, but it seems there was one on the Tivo guide as well.

Or, maybe I'm misremembering.

OnePass issue

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 12:24
I had scheduled a one-pass for a show called YOUNGER. I then cancelled the pass. But I cannot delete the Folder from MY SHOWS. I have tried just about everything....re-scheduling the show...then deleting. NO difference. The folder shows six shows, three of which have not yet aired (it was originally set up for broadcast only), and the date for the recordings (of which there are none) is 12/31. Any ideas on how to get rid of that folder - there does not appear to be an option to not use folders anymore.
UPDATE: Broke down and called TiVO. They said this is a known issue and several are complaining about this.

One remote to rule them all!

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 12:19
We have about a 10 year old Zenith LCD TV in the bedroom, hooked up to a Tivo Premiere, I believe. It's HD and has two tuners...

Anyway, I have an old "One for All" universal remote that I like (http://www.replacementremotes.com/ON...ng-Manual.html ), simply because it allows me to use one remote for the TV and the Tivo, and actually has Tivo-esque buttons, thumbs up, thumbs down, etc.

And it was all good.

But... and you knew that was coming...

We've recently begun using the Roku in the bedroom more and more, to watch HBO Go on. And this is where my "One Remote To Rule Them All!" falls apart.

The One For All Remote is... iffy to program, at best. It's not that it's acting weirdly, it's that the Zenith TV codes don't program all the buttons, so it's hit and miss. I have a lot of them programmed on it now, though.

The one command I couldn't find/map on the One for all remote was to swap inputs on the TV, to swap back and forth between the Tivo and the Roku.

So I programmed the Tivo Remote. And this controls the TV, the input setting... but there's no button on it that will turn on the sleep timer on the TV.

I am now forced to swap two remotes in and out to change inputs/set the sleep timer on the TV.

Is there any one remote out there that anyone recommends that can do everything (swap inputs, sleep timer, thumbs up/down, etc)?


Olympus - so what's this then?

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 11:07
Saw a promo box at the top of my Tivo central page for this. Apparently a new show on Siffy. I looked at the info page but there's no info about it.

Anyone watched it yet?

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - "Afterlife" OAD 04/07/2015

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 10:33
Some more movement in this episode - we can sort of see a light at the end of the tunnel with the two SHIELDs, although it's probably not going to be simple. Great dynamics between Fitz and Simmons as well.

Notable reveals in the show (that I can recall):

Raina has a "gift" that is yet to be discovered
Deathlok has been working in the background for Coulson, and has some nice upgrades.
The door to Banner's house takes an hour to get through with a battering ram
Coulson now has a quinjet
Simmons gave Fitz Fury's toolbox

And my prediction from a few weeks ago was right: Skye's mom is still alive, although she has some pretty gnarly scars.

I'm still waiting for them to show "Mr. Hyde" actually doing his thing. I'm also interested to see Skye destroy an entire mountain. I can't wait to see what Raina can actually do.

Skye being at "Afterlife" is also a neat way to explain why, during the events of Age of Ultron, a person as powerful as Skye is nowhere to be found. She could technically destroy an army of Ultron-bots with ease.

One more episode before AoU, so they are really pushing things along. Some one mentioned in a previous episode that the twins (Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver) might be inhumans, and given the trouble they seemed to be having with their powers at the end of Winter Soldier, that might be right. I was reminded of how similar their scene was to Gordon's after his transition. Hydra might have found a way to activate them without the use of the mist. This would mesh nicely with what we've seen on the show, and introduce (even vaguely) to the MCU audience the idea of the Inhumans. Watchers of AoS might have some nice inside knowledge in that respect.

Interestingly, based on the previews and the episode title, it looks like next week's episode will be:

Spoiler: A flashback of Melinda May's mission where she earned the name "Cavalry." The episode is titled "Melinda. I don't expect the story to move much in the next episode, as things are set up nicely now for AoU.

Folders loading painfully slow.

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 09:14
Hey guys, was hoping somebody had a solution for me here. I have a Roamio Pro DVR that ran great when I got it in December. Was night and day better than my Premiere.

In the past month or so though I've noticed that it loads everything quick EXCEPT for folders. You got a single show, it works fine. A folder with more than one show and it will think for a solid minute straight, though if you exit out and go back in (left arrow then right arrow, not completely exit) it loads sometimes first thing then. This seems to have all started when the update with OnePass came out. I also can't create a OnePass half of the time, and it takes forever as well. I don't even have it set to record stuff that is online, just broadcast.

Things I have done:
-Before the OnePass upgrade, I had recently also done a factory reset so it shouldn't need to be done again I would hope.

-I have also deleted all of my TiVo recommended recordings

Just looking for a solution. Heck, I'll break my warranty and replace the HDD with something better if that will fix it. I just want the damn thing to work!