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the dvr has detected a serious problem

Sun, 06/16/2013 - 20:15
I started having problems with my TiVo HD so I called TiVo Customer support and they told me to Clear program information & To Do List. I figured I would do that before I did "Clear & delete everything" next. Well I did it and now the TiVo displays this screen and is in an endless loop. Im not sure if I need to buy a new HD and re-image or not. I had no success trying to enter the kick start codes either.

Thanks!!
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Is upgrading the hard drive in a brand new tivo worth the risk?

Sun, 06/16/2013 - 20:07
definately getting a tivo tommorrow, but debating buying the premiere 4 and upgrading the HD or buying the xl4. when I look at it on the surface it looks pretty good a 2tb hd from newegg for 80 bucks and get the premiere 4 for 250 and by the time i pay tax on the tivo. Im still saving about 80 dollars vs buying the premiere xl4 out right with maryland tax but is it worth voiding the warranty and not having the thx? With the money I would save I could get 2 minis instead if 1.

The only thing im a little jittery about is upgrading a hd for the first time in a tivo and screwing it up

Thoughts?

HR10-250 and OTA schedule data

Sun, 06/16/2013 - 17:51
I live in the Indianapolis area and use the OTA to get HD local channels.

WISH-TV has suddenly stopped updating their schedule data - Regular Directv and other OTA schedules show up fine but all there is on WISH-TV is "Regular Schedule".

Glitch or some contractual thing?

Games

Sun, 06/16/2013 - 13:31
I have not seen much discussion of games around here for years. However, I'd like to start some discussion/suggestion.

I love playing the games that are on my Tivos. Wordsmith and Rockswap are my favorites. Wordsmith is considerably different on the Premier as you cannot see the tiles that will be revealed until you play a tile.

Rockswap annoys me when all the levels are completed the game simply offers a congratulations and moves on. It seems to me that if like Wordsmith it stored the score, or date, etc it would offer some additional challenge.

What do you think?

To Do List Issues

Sun, 06/16/2013 - 12:42
I just got a XL4 and transferred my season pass manager from my old XL to the XL4. The list transferred for the most part (a few said corrupted, I am just going to add those again) and my shows are now set to be recorded. Except for one thing.

Some of my shows say "New" even though they are not, when I go to the guide it doesn't show as new; at first I though the guide had it wrong. This is sort of creating the issue of defeating the purpose of 4 tuners since real new shows are not being recorded because of conflicts. For example, The Voice is recording this evening although it is a repeat from last week. The guide shows it is not new, and I have The Voice set to record only "New". Yet, my To Do List says it is "New". Is there anything I can do? If it is just because the TiVo is new and will go back to normal soon, I will just adjust my To Do List, I was doing that weekly with 2 tuners anyway.

Thanks

No Game of Thrones tonight...

Sun, 06/16/2013 - 10:58
What to do? What to do!?:eek:

I'll watch something else, of course. I will miss the show, and may go insane though.

Kickstart 58 (Premiere XL) - 18 hours later

Sun, 06/16/2013 - 09:28
I started a Kickstart 58 yesterday. After less than 5 minutes, it went to a screen saying "Installing service update."

18 hours later, it is still on the same screen. Is it safe to pull the plug and reboot?

very poor picture - Vizio

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 22:47
I just hooked up a new Vizio HD tv to an older series 2 TiVo and the picture is black and white and very poor quality. this is thru the r/w/yellow cables since series 2 doesn't have hdmi. I had another lcd tv hooked up fine - what gives?

Motorola cableCARD firmware

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 21:49
I have two TiVo Premiere XL4's utilizing Motorola cableCARD's. I noticed today that the firmwares are quite different from one to the other. Recently my cable company pushed out a firmware update to both of my Motorola tuning adapters but not the cableCARDS. I have a pretty good relationship with my cable company and wondered if I should give them a call and ask them to push out the latest firmware to both cableCARDS or just leave it alone. I have had some issues with one TiVo intermittently with regards to tuning some channels and this happens to be the one with the older firmware. I've documented the reported statistics as they appear for each in the TiVo CableCARD Status screen.

CableCARD 1:
HW: 0554050003
Boot: 04.01
FW* 06.25

CableCARD 2:
FW Version: 02.65, 02.01, 03.25
HW Version: 0469927002

If I upgrade the hard drive, will the Lifetime Service remain?

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 18:47
I have a fantasy that I could upgrade my way way old-school 80GB TiVo to a 160GB using MFStools or wahtever that stuff is.

But then I am afraid that the "Lifetime Service" status will disappear.

What should I do?

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Does anyone want to buy an 80GB analog TiVo with Lifetime service?

Graceland "Guadalajara Dog" S1 E2

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 17:51
Serinda Swan appears. Yay!

Astonishingly stupid bits:

1) It's claimed those are 7.62x40 cartridges. They look nothing like the Wilson Combat 7.62x40. Note the colored tips, which the WCs don't have, and they appear to be rather tiny for 7.62/.308. I'd say they were ordinary 5.56/.223.

2) Those are obviously rifle cartridges. What the heck are they doing shooting them out of pistols?

Tivo Mini "Can't Watch Now" Message

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 17:51
Just thought I'd post that I'd been receiving a Can't Watch Now (V125) message on my Tivo Mini when I would try to watch a recorded show (Live TV worked fine). The message indicated that there was a problem with my Premiere connecting to the network, so I spent a long time messing with that box (connecting to Tivo Service, Restarting, network diagnostics...).

Then I connected the Mini to the Tivo Service (hoping it would resolve some incompatibility between software versions) but that didn't help either.

Finally, I restarted the Mini itself, and then I was able to view recorded shows as I could before.

I'm not positive that this would have resolved the issue immediately, but I guess that it would.

Hopefully this could save somebody else some time.

Burn TiVo'd shows to DVD?

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 17:11
Is there an easy way to burn TiVo'd shows to DVD? I have a Series 2 TCD24008A, Tivo Desktop and a 15 day free trial of VideoReDo TV Suite. I tried transferring a show to Tivo Desktop then burning it with VideoReDo TV Suite, but just before finalizing the disc and it said something like "Disc Error!" Do I just have a bad disc or am I doing this wrong? It's just a blank DVD-R disc. Thanks for your help.

Possible BREAKING BAD Series Marathon Airing???

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 12:29
My "ToDo List" for First Run & Repeats of Breaking Bad is picking up the Pilot on 6/21 at 11:00 p.m. Central Time on AMC, followed by the next four episodes in what looks like it could be an entire series replay marathon, airing maybe just Friday nights into early Saturday or something???

The problem is my program guide is only populated up to 8:00 Friday, June 28th at this point.

Just a heads up to anyone who has missed any of the series that there may be a chance to get caught from AMC broadcasts.

This will flesh out, I'm sure, as future program guide data populates in the coming days or weeks.

It may need to pick up if they are going to air the entire series again before the August 11th start of the remaining Season 5/series episodes.

If you're interested, you may want to keep an eye out for this.

Ever had Tivo update fail for a day?

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 10:32
I noticed that both of my Tivos had not done an update on Friday. So I forced one and it failed saying it was disconnected during the update. I tried it off and on all day Friday. Then this morning I tried it and both Tivos updated fine. This means it was not a hardware problem with my Tivos. (I had hard rebooted both which helps with many a problem) It was not a problem with my internet because the diagnostics said that was OK and I could see the lights on my modem happily blinking. Weird. Was Tivo down?

I have noticed a lot of spam lately

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 10:22
Have you people noticed spam coming into some Threads lately ? IE http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb...d.php?t=505535

See post #2

Premiere 4 with upgrade drive, lights flashing

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 09:30
Woke up excited that jmfs had finished the copy of my original drive to my new 2TB drive. Expanded and supersized, dropped in the TiVo and...I get a light show. The welcome screen comes on very briefly and then all the lights start flashing (green power stays solid). Works when I put the original drive back in. Plugged it back into my computer and jmfs sees it as a TiVo drive.
Suggestions? From what I have found searching, it seems to be a bad drive. I'll run some diags on it after I've had some caffeine!

Important info on some FX comedies

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 09:15
FX is going to launch a new channel this September called FXX. Shows such as It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, The League, Legit and Totally Biased with Kamau Bell will be moved there. If you have a season pass for these shows they may not pick them up on the new channel (if you even get the new channel). Archer, Louie and Wilfred will remain on FX.

Cannot transfer shows between Premiere XL4???

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 08:17
I've got Verizon FIOS (so no CCI bytes except for HBO/SHOW, etc.)

I have 2 Premiere XL4 and 1 Tivo HD.

When I try to transfer ANY shows (definitely no CCI byte) from one Premier XL4 to the other, I get this error:

Not Transferred
This show was not transferred onto this Tivo box because it was not found on the "NAME of DVR". For more information, you can check the "NAME oF DVR" recording history.

But the shows ARE on the DVR!!!!!

I can transfer from the TivoHD unit just fine. Just the Premiere XL4 to XL4 doesn't work

Turning Off TiVo Suggestions

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 02:52
Hello All
I reset my TiVo and it has turn on "TiVo Suggestions" and it's filling my HD I know the programs recorded in this folder will delete themselves but I rather not have the suggestions turn on.
Cheers
Colin

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