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Nurse Jackie Season 6 Thread **SPOILERS**

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:23
Its probably not worth having a thread for each episode so I set this up as a full season thread.

WOW, Jackie really fell off the wagon and now seems to be using drugs even more than in previous seasons. Too bad but probably expected! And now Grace is using too!! It will be interesting to see where things go.

Gerry

HDMI not permitted on device using Mini's A/V Output

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:41
Use Mini hooked up to large TV via HDMI and also hardwired to small bedside DVD player (which I use as a mpnitor) via the Mini's A/V output. Occasionally when watching on DVD player only, I will get the "HDMI not Permitted Banner". I can stop this banner by turning on large TV for approx 30 seconds simultaneously with the DVD player, then turning off large TV, which clears the banner on the DVD player. I watch this small DVD player when wife is sleeping, so turning on large TV sort of defeats the purpose.

Any ideas how to eliminate the warning?

iPad connects to "Away Network" when at home

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:12
I have a Roamio Pro connected via MOCA to my Verizon FIOS home network. I initially set up the TiVo app on my iPad using my home network. Subsequently the iPad connected via an away network while I was out of town.

Now I am home again but the iPad continues to say that it is connecting via an away network. I keep forcing it to reconnect while I sit in the same room as my router, but it does not recognize the network as being at home.

What can I do to fix this?

Mount Drive with Mac and Backup?

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:10
I have a TiVo Premiere that just got it's Ethernet fried. Everything else still works. I have bought a Premiere XL on Craigslist to replace it. There is not a LOT of content on the old one that I'm too worried about, but if it's not too much trouble to copy them off I'd like to. What I'm more interested in is: is there anyway to backup my schedules and install them on the new XL? I know there are ways to do this with an Internet connected Tivo, but is there a way without? What about putting the old TiVo HD in an external enclosure and hooking it to the XL??? I have no idea, grasping at straws. Any help appreciated.

what software do I need to upgrade hard drive to 2tb for Premier 4 premier 4 no copy

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:58
I have a a new Premier 4 that I want to upgrade to 2tb. I do not need to copy any programs just install hard drive. Do I need any softwareto do this.

backing up a Premiere drive?

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:30
I have had numerous TiVos over the years. Series 2, Series 3 and currently some Premieres (2 & 4-tuners). Thanks to this forum, I was able to easily fix a Series 3 reboot problem last year. It turned out to be the hard drive.

With a Series 3 image I got from here along with WinMFS and an XP based PC I have, I was able to restore the image on to a 500GB hard drive. I put it in the Series 3 and it booted up fine. Its still working great.

My premieres are all still working great, but since some of them are lifetime units, I was thinking I might want to make backup images of their hard drives now and before something goes wrong. This way, I can then maybe restore (or even upgrade) their hard drives if needed in the future.

Can the premiere hard drives be easily backed up the way Series 3 drives can with WinMFS? If so, what is the software and the info for the method used? also, Is there maybe a place where i can just download a drive image instead that can be used with a premiere?

Finally can a 2-tuner Premiere image also be used for a 4-tuner premiere? Or is it like the Series 3 and has to more or less be tied to the model specifically?

Does TV Mini need to be in the same room as the TV or will the remote work from 50'

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 09:55
Hello all -

I bought two Tivo Mini's to run off of my Tivo Roamio for my Bedroom and Bathroom TV. I was planning to put them all into my AV rack in my media room but it just occurred to me that the remote probably wont work then. So I am guessing I would need to run cat6 to both the bedroom and bathroom and hide the Mini behind the TV?

Thoughts?

Thanks,
Ray

SureWest (Consolidated Communications KC) 4 tuner M-Card / Tuning adapter problem

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:54
Anyone else on this system?

Getting Tivo message "The tivo box has four tuners but the connected Tuning adapter supports less than four. As a result you won't be able to use all the tuners on your tivo box"


Tech support after escalating to "they engineer who knows" says M-Cards (theirs at least) are only 2 stream as are the TA's.

I think they're wrong on the M-Cards but is there a diagnostics screen that will state "4 streams" to disprove that part?

Which just leaves the TA; but I'm not sure what more I can do if they just say "we support 2 streams no we don't have any updates..."

I thought I heard they had to provide more streams in TA under some rule... I need something to show them if so.

Warehouse 13 2014 Season Premiere on SyFy right now

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 20:31
Get your Warehouse 13 fix while you can...

Warehouse 13 2014 Season Premiere on SyFy NOW!

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 20:25
Turned on my DirecTV receiver and there it was, a NEW episode of Warehouse 13. I thought it was canceled?

YouTube Live Streams on Roamio

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 17:11
Hey TiVo,

I can easily watch any normal YouTube video on my new Roamio, but for some reason live YouTube streams are not available. I can cast regular YouTube videos to my Roamio from my iPhone or my laptop, but when I try to cast a live YouTube stream, my Roamio reports that the video is not accessible. I tried tagging the YouTube live streams as "Watch Later," but they also do not show up in my YouTube account on my Roamio.

It was the damper on my weekend, after popping $200 for the Roamio when my HTPC died, and I couldn't watch the live Coachella stream. My friends with AppleTVs, Rokus, and ChromeCasts all reported the feed was gorgeous.

In addition to my OTA recordings, I need my Roamio to deliver all possible and probable online content, especially for $14.99 a month.

Can this capability be included in near future updates? Not to be pushy, but the sooner the better. Okay, just a little pushy.

Thanks,
McB

Hey All,

I can easily watch any normal YouTube video on my new Roamio, but for some reason live YouTube streams are not available. I can cast regular YouTube videos to my Roamio from my iPhone or my laptop, but when I try to cast a live YouTube stream, my Roamio reports that the video is not accessible. I tried tagging the YouTube live streams as "Watch Later," but they also do not show up in my YouTube account on my Roamio.

It was the damper on my weekend, after popping $200 for the Roamio after my HTPC died, and I couldn't watch the live Coachella stream. My friends with AppleTVs and Rokus all reported the feed was gorgeous.

In addition to my OTA recordings, I need my Roamio to deliver all possible and probable online content, especially for $14.99 a month.

Can this capability be included in near future updates?

Thanks,
McB

Copying .TIVO files from hard drive to thumb drive

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 15:56
Greetings,
I have copied 13 "Original Cosmos" files from my Tivo to my Windows based desktop. I can play them in Tivo Desk Top program. They average about 5-6 gigabytes long. I want to transfer them from my desktop to a thumb drive. I've got a 32 GB and a 16 GB thumb drive with ove 10GB free space. I've formatted one of them and have transferred several GB of MP3 files to it with no problem. My problem is when I try to transfer one .TIVO file to it, it copies about 4 GB and then errors out with a message that says there is not enough space on the thumb drive. I've tried it several times on both thumb drives with the same result. Using Widows File Explorer it says the .tivo file is too large for the destination file system. I think that I formatted it in FAT32 format but I'm not sure.

Anyone else had this problem?
Thanks,
Art

Duplicate recording

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 15:50
Cannot figure this out:

I have a season pass for Global Voices, record new and repeat. It's shown on a single PBS station in my area - one season pass for one channel.

I went to watch an earlier program now and saw two recordings for 'Cuba: An African Odyssey' in the folder. One was recorded 4/6 and the other 4/13. Scanned through and they are identical. Checked history and the one that was recorded last night didn't show up there! It also wasn't a suggestion.

R.I.P. FEARnet

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 15:05
cmcast is foldind FEARnet tv into the chiller and syfy channels,no date is set yet but FREARnet will no longer be a standalone channel! I just read this over at deadline.com! so sad to see this happen as we never even got the HD version(if there was one) on verizon fios. Now if we could only get them to put chiller in HD like the syfy channel, at least maybe that way we could see some hd gorynest!

Custom User Created Folders

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 13:17
I would love for us to be able to CREATE our own folders to store our recordings, and in the SP or recording setup, we could preset which folder the show would be placed after recording.

I request this, because I have one TiVo that records nothing but movies on all of the various movie cable channels. (HBO, Starz, Encore, etc..)

Because movies are NOT series... They aren't put into folders.

Thus my NPL is now 200 files long. and takes forever to thumb through!

If I were able to create my own folders, I would create a folder for HBO, one for Starz, another one for each of the Encore stations, etc... and then the movies for each of those networks would be in their folders. Making the NPL much easier to view

Same way folders make it easier to view our SP's for series TV shows we watch.

In the minimum, we should maybe have at least a "MOVIE" folder where the TiVo will put all the movies we record. Since the TiVo is smart enough to know if what we are recording is a Movie or a Series.

TGC

Subtitles/Closed Captioning

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:41
I am not very good with search engines. Sorry...

I remember a while back.... a year or more. A discussion about subtitles and closed captioning. I have just been unable to find those threads.

I have 2 things I am trying to achieve.

1. I have MPG/MKV/MP4 files, where I have SRT subtitle .txt files. When I transfer them to the TiVo, either via my NAS server, or pyTiVo, or even with TD+ they don't transfer and I can't get my subtitles/CC on the TiVo

2. If I transfer a TiVo recorded show to my computer. I am unable to demux the Closed captioning from the TiVo file, Even if I use TiVo decoder and convert to MPG. (I Do this, because I have another TiVo at my cabin, And it has a different MAK id, so saving a TiVo file to my laptop, still won't allow me to watch it on my Cabin's TiVo, that's why the conversion to MPG)

I do know and do have a couple of programs that will "Hard Code" the subtitles/CC onto the video track. Problem is that can't be turned on & off. And while I like it. My wife and kids do not! LOL

I do understand that there is a tech difference between subtitles used on DVD's/Blu-rays, and closed captioning used in broadcast shows.

Any ideas on how to achieve my goals of getting subtitles/CC on video that I transfer to my TiVo? Using either my NAS TiVo server, pyTiVo, or TD+?

TGC

Video Stutters on Pro with 20.4.1

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:56
I realize that this isn't nearly as acute as the reboot or HDMI issues that some have been seeing, but I wanted to know if anyone else is seeing an issue where the video will stutter (almost as if frames are missing). It happens for 1-3 seconds and the audio never drops or gets weird. Eventually the video catches up to the audio and goes on like nothing happened. There is no pixellation to macro blocking, just a "stop motion" look to it.

This started to happen after my box got the update (I didn't ask to be on the priority list, but I got it anyway). Any ideas about this?

Transfer from Series 2 to Premiere Changes Show Title

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:03
I've searched around for answers to this but I'm not finding one, so I'm starting a new thread.

I just got a Premiere, and already have a couple of Series 2 TiVos in the house. I'm transferring a bunch of shows from the old Series 2 to the Premiere, and by and large it's working fine (although slow).

However, on certain shows, the Premiere changes the title of the show when it begins transferring. I was moving two The Crazy Ones episodes, but after it began transferring, it listed the show on the Premiere's My Shows listing as Elementary. On the To Do list, the second episode was still listed as The Crazy Ones, but once the transfer began, it switched to Elementary. Dr. Phil episodes changes to Judge Judy. It's not just the title either - episode information changes too, apparently to info that goes with Elementary and Judge Judy.

I've never seen anything like this happen before, and I'm wondering if there's any fix, or if it's a known issue that others experience too.

Yet another Roamio reboot issue

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:41
In doing a forum search I see there have been several people with Roamio reboot issues. I've had my Roamio for about two months and did not have a single issue until a week or so. Since then, the Roamio has been rebooting frequently, although primarily when streaming content via a Mini. I've been working with TiVo Support on the problem and it isn't looking good. Meaning that they had me check signal strengths and other diagnostics, change cables, etc., all to no avail. They don't really seem to know what the problem is. Originally I thought the problem was occurring on a specific Mini and I swapped it out for another Mini from another room but that did not help. Within a short period of time while watching TV on the "new" Mini the Roamio rebooted.

I've since seen reboots occur while watching TV from three different Minis in three different rooms (although it definitely happens more frequently it seems from one specific Mini). I've also observed the Roamio rebooting while no active streaming from a Mini was occurring, once at 2:00 am and once yesterday around 10:00 am.

In the six years I owned my TiVoHD I never had a single unexpected reboot, so although I do like the Roamio, this issue has soured things a bit. I'm not convinced that it's a hardware problem, although I am puzzled why the reboots have only just started after two months from flawless service. I'd hate to return my Roamio for servicing (and lose 300 hours of recorded content) if the replacement has the same reboot issue.

Does anyone have any similar recent experience with their Roamio/Minis? Are there any system logs I can download after a reboot occurs that might shed some light on what's causing the reboots?

Peter

Question about getting lifetime on a 4-tuner Premiere?

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 09:56
I am thinking of getting a 4-tuner Roamio to add to my setup. I currently have some 2-tuner premieres and a mini (all lifetimed) along with a 4-Tuner premiere (monthly).

I have some Best Buy Reward Zone certificates so would like to get it there if possible. I know TiVo is starting to hand out $99 lifetime offers for premieres? Would they possibly do this as well for a 4-tuner premiere if I upgrade to the Roamio (but get it from Best Buy)? Or is this $99 lifetime offer for Series 4s pretty much if you get a Roamio directly from them?

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