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Forum jump weirdness

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 19:02
On iOS, when trying to use the Forum Jump drop down, it seems to auto select instead of letting me scroll/select the forum I want to navigate to. Happens really quick, basically as soon as you tap to drop down the list you begin to navigate to a random forum.

Seems to be a new issue. Have rebooted phone and still see the issue.

Tivo Roamio & Crackle Channel?

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 18:20
I was hoping to consolidate into one box and leave my AppleTV out of the picture.

From Crackle's web site it says TiVo is supported, but I cannot find the same on TiVO's web site..

Does the Roamio have Crackle Channel?

bring tivo on vacation?

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 18:16
I use my TiVo with Comcast. will it work at another house that gets Comcast (across state)?

$50 Off Roamio

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 17:21
Hello, existing customer here and just used code MMA for $50 off Roamio purchase.

What makes the TiVo Roamio better then tivo hd?

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 16:55
I had a lot of problems with my TiVo hd. but it seems to be working fine on my tv antenna.

what improvements does TiVo Roamio have on the TiVo hd?


iPad Control of TiVo from remote network?

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 16:06
Is it possible to schedule programming from my iPad 2 on my Roamio TiVo from a remote network?
I've downloaded the TiVo app but can't schedule programming from remote networks while out of town.
Is there a TiVo desktop Program for iPads like I used on my PC when on the road with my series 2 TiVo?

Interest Roamio / PyTivo bug?

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 13:44
This is some sort of bug that I discovered with PyTivo and Roamio and I was curious if anyone else has experience it and if they know if its a bug in PyTivo or a Roamio issue:

If you start transfering a video using PyTivo and then that file gets interuppted (as in you cancel the transfer or maybe the server gets shut down before transferring is complete), you can never transfer that video again. If you then try and transfer the video again, you get the following error:

Your request could not be processed. Please try again. (Message #86)

I have rebooted the Roamio and I have rebooted the server hosting PyTivo and no change. The work around was to delete the associated metadate file for that video file and then it will transfer. I also renamed the file, but that does not appear to have fixed it. It looks like the metadata file needs to be deleted.

Anyone else experience this?

Factory renewed vs New Romeo

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 12:42
For a Romeo Plus
Everything calculated at 24 months of service

Factory renewed is $100 + (20/mo x 24 months) Total $580
New is $325 + (15/mo x 24) Total $682
-or- New is $325 + (150/Year x 2) Total $625

Lifetime is New $325 + $400 or $500 for lifetime. Total of $725 or $825

I am currently paying $15 for comcast's horrible X1 DVR

Of course I would love to get a new with lifetime but that is a lot of $$ to lay out for me right now. So here is the question. Since lifetime is out of the question any reason I should not get the Refurbished unit. They have the $50 repair cost if it ever breaks.

Thanx for your opinion.

Check those deactivate requests!

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 12:10
I deactivated two Tivos when I moved out of an office (I have 3 more at home on another account).

8 months later I discovered they were still billing! I called to deactivate again.

20 days later, only one was deactivated. I had to request again to deactivate.

Moral: double-check your deactivations to see if they were done.

Tivo Roamio with Tivo Premiere or mini?

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 12:08

I recently took advantage of the Tivo 10 Year Loyalty promotion and bought the Roamio Pro + 2 Minis ($150)

I currently have twos Premiere with Lifetime and was planning to sell them. However, I was surprised to see they are only going for about $150-$160 on ebay.

Instead of buying the mini's, would it make sense to just return the mini's and use the premiere boxes as extenders? Any benefit by going with the mini? I read on another thread that a cablecard isn't required, so that wouldn't be a factor.

Thanks in advance

Is My Book AV 1 TB Verizon FIOS Ok

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:02
Received as a gift a My Book AV 1 TB but it is marked Verizon FIOS.
The WD sku is 10284337.
Would there be any issue in using this with my Roamio?


Will a Tivo Mini work with the Ceton InfiniTV 6 ?

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 10:56
Will a Tivo Mini work with the Ceton InfiniTV 6 ?

Series's that were "re-tooled" after season one and then died.

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 10:33
Harry's Law, and Human Target are prime examples. I enjoyed both season one's of the shows and then someone decided to make changes and the shows died during season two.

What brings this up? Watching Transporter the series. Season one loved it. Just saw the first ep from season two. Maybe it will grow on me.

Hulu app stinks

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 08:42
Is it me, or does the Hulu app on the Roamio seem old and clunky? I sent out a tweet to Hulu and Tivo about it, and Hulu responded that they would pass along the info (Yea, right). I'd rather have the layout like Roku's... I just can't navigate the current one efficiently.

Any deals on Lifetime for TivoHD?

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 23:22
Have a couple of TivoHD's that my parents use and pay the MSD of $6.95. Are there any deals for Lifetime Tivo has recently offered or is it even worth it?


The Walking Dead "Coda" 11/30/14 | Talking Dead 11/30/14 No preview spoilers

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 21:59
OMG! I didn't see that coming.
I knew something would happen because she had the scissors, but that is not what I was expecting.

And if you stopped watching before the previews of 5b, you missed the extra scene with Morgan.

Madam Secretary - "Game On" (S1 E11) - 11/30/14

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 21:12
I'm really enjoying this series. I caught it originally by accident, but I'm still hooked.

I've been enjoying both each episode's main story and the multi-episode arc. I'm not sure where they're going to go with the investigation of Marsh's death now that Jackson's in the loop.

Replacing a crashed Tivo hard drive

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 18:17
My Tivo Premiere XL hard drive crashed so I have no image to transfer to a new hard drive. I need an image for a TCD748000.

Also, not sure how to use it. I'm going to use JMFS but the only options are copy, expand, supersize. How do I use an image?


Desktop Transfers Have Same Name In Folder

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 14:49
I am transferring seasons of various TV programs from my PC using Tivo Desktop 2.8.3 to my Roamio. The programs are transferring just fine, but the episode titles within the folder are all coming up the same name of the first episode transferred.
Example: Season 3 of 24 will create the proper folder name (24 - Season 3) but each of the 24 episode under the folder is labeled "10:00-11:00", even though all the individual episodes are transferred and playing properly.
Some series are .mp4, some are .avi. Tivo help desk said I have corrupted the system by transferring anything other than .mp2/4 or .tivo and will not cover it under warranty.

Anyone else experience this or have suggestions?

TiVO Roamio and Logitech Revue

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 13:52
I've enjoyed my Logitech Revue and had it working through my TiVO 3. I'm upgrading to a Roamio (just the basic model) and wonder if I even need the Revue in the mix anymore. I loved the full keyboard and the google browser, but I don't use the browser anymore and can just cast my laptop. Will the Roamio do the trick? Can I retire the Revue?

Thanks for any advice!