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Ghost tivo

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 20:53
I bought a hard drive off of e-bay and after i did a guided set up it shows a ghost tivo on my network. any ideas on getting rid of the ghost ???:confused::confused:

System Battery

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 20:10
Is it possible for a dying or dead system battery to cause a Premiere to be in a never ending re-boot loop?

Chevy Chase leaving Community

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 18:25
http://www.eonline.com/news/365426/c...ing-nbc-comedy

Don't let the door hit your ass on the way out.

General question about Smart TVs with Premiere 4/XL4

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 18:13
Hey all! I'm going to be replacing my Premiere with either a Premiere 4 or Premiere XL4. (I haven't decided yet.. heh)

I'm considering getting a new TV as well but I'm very unfamiliar with the functionality they provide when used with a TiVo. Is there any reason to get a Smart TV if I have TiVo?

As an aside, I've seen that some Smart TVs offer YouTube support. I watch a lot of YouTube videos and the current YouTube app on TiVo absolutely sucks. It's buggy, slow, and non-intuitive. I know YouTube developed it but why TiVo accepted this crap on their system is beyond me. I pay TiVo for service, not YouTube, and expect better service. The Netflix app isn't much better.

Anyway, sorry for the rant.. lol. Is there any reason to get a Smart TV if I have TiVo?

CHEAP replacement fan for series 2?

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 17:42
I have a Series 2 and the fan has stopped working.

Checked with WeakKnees but they want about $20 + shipping for a fan, which feels like I am getting ripped off, since I know you can get computer fans for about $5-7.

What I don't know is the exact specs I need in a replacement, or a specific one that will work with this model.

Any ideas? Thanks much!

Breaking B[re]ad

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 16:07
Thought this was pretty funny..

Breaking Bread

[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GnM8vwS-O0[/media]

For Sale: Tivo Series 3 HD (TCD652160)

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 15:34
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Tivo Series 3 HD
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Ends Friday!

Seagate 2TB $69 at Newegg

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 14:36
Just got an email on this and thought I would share. I dont know much about Seagate drives, but I know some people love them. Thought it was a good deal for 2TB.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148834

How to download movies from Tivo to Windows PC

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 14:21
I've been trying to download movies from my Series 2, Model HR10-250 with Version 6.4a software. This model doen't have a cat5 Ethernet connector, but does have a USB connector, as well as a serial jack. I do have an adapter for the serial jack to old fashioned DB9, 9 pin connector. I've successfully gotten into the box with Putty, via windows, but there is a blizzard of large cryptic files that may well be the movies. I don't have the WiFi adapter or know if this is the way to go. I tried TiVo desktop, but it wants a media number that appear up on my "TiVo central". But then I don't have a network connection to begin with.

I have two questions. First a two parter:

(1a) Assuming that it's possible to offload movies from the TiVo to a PC, where would I find the movies on the Linux hierarchy in the TiVo file structure, and (2a) is there anyway to identify which file is which movie?

(2) Is it possible to use either the serial jack, or USB connector to transfer movies from the TiVo to a PC running windows?

Thanks for sharing your experience.

SD channels on HD receiver

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 13:49
Is there any picture quality benefit seen with SD channels when a HD receiver is used and connect via HDMI rather then connected with no HD receiver using composite video a/v cables.

In other words is it worth the cost to upgrade to HD receiver and not purchase HD channels.

Series 3 Digital Audio Problems - HELP!!!

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 12:58
OK I need to reach out to the TIVO community. I have a Series 3 Tivo which I am so excited about - however I am encountering issues with the digital audio. When the unit is plugged in the analog channels are fine - when you get into the digital channels they are digitized (garbled). So here is the breakdown:

My TV is working fine - had a cable box prior and had digital channels.
TIVO is working fine (had it working on another of my TV's).
I replaced cables with brand new - just to be sure.
Plugged TIVO unit into wall to make sure Unit was grounded well.

I brought a small TV to test all the connections with (so I didn't have to climb behind my big TV all the time) when I connected it to the small TV it had the same audio symptoms until I changed the Dolby Digital - PCM option to just "Dolby Digital" and it then worked on my small TV! So I unplugged the HDMI from the small TV (knowing it was working) and connected it to the large TV and still had the garbled audio.

I have used all types of cables to connect and HDMI seems to be the best. TIVO wants me to replace it at a cost of $350 - tough to do when I have seen it work! I am thinking it is a cable card issue but would appreciate any experience and feedback someone can provide - this is so frustrating!

For Sale: Three TiVo HD Units with Lifetime Subs

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 12:28
I have three TiVo HD units available for sale, each with a lifetime subscription.

One unit has an HD upgrade from Weaknees and can record up to 70 hours of HD programming. The two others are base units purchased direct from TiVo and can record up to 47 hours HD.

All are in good working order and have the original packaging.

I'm upgrading to a Premiere XL4 and reducing the number of CableCards I need. :)

On Sale: New Apple Iphone 5 64GB/Iphone 4S 64GB, Samsung Galaxy S3, Apple Ipad 3

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 11:38
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"Dirty Jobs" canceled

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 11:35
For those still interested in the show, "Dirty Jobs" is officially canceled. Mike Rowe just confirmed it in an article on HuffPoTV.

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Tivo series 2 question

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 10:26
I have a series 2 with lifetime subscription that I would like to sell but I have no idea what I should be asking for it. Any ideas?

Thanks,
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Boardwalk Empire OAD 11/18/2012

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 09:47
Wow....what an episode.

I was hoping it wouldn't be Owen in that crate...but I had a feeling.

Lost FX Channel Last Night!

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 09:01
Last night my wife and I were watching Son's of Anarchy, when all of a sudden, the screen pixelated, and then black screen. After about 30 seconds, a banner at the bottom of the screen indicated that it was 'searching for satellite signal':eek:. It does not appear that any other channels were affected.
Can someone provide me with some information on what may have caused this? The machine is a series 2 Tivo on DTV, model number I believe is 540140.

Sons of Anarchy - "To Thine Own Self" - OAD 11/20/12

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 08:27
Another 90 minutes of 'Houdini' moments!

I love this show, but it's amazing how many near misses they can have in one season. Jax getting away from the cartel and Clay surviving yet another time.

Must admit, I smiled at Lila's wheelchair and garter-style bandage. :)

Am I the only one who knew straight away that the gun deal was a setup for a shootout?

Premier not recording SP's and deleting KUID's

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 07:46
Been a TiVo user since 1999 so I know the rhythms of a TiVo. In the past few months my nearly year-old Premiere unit has been acting up. At first I thought it was just me, but it's clearly something worse.

I first noticed in August when the unit decided not to record any episode of the SP that I had set for 'Boss' beyond episode 3. And episodes of This Old House also seemed to appear on the SP list, but then not record at all.

Then I began to notice KUID recordings disappearing altogether, even though the unit showed ample disk space for new stuff.

One episode of Bill Maher inexplicably recorded for only 10 minutes before self-terminating.

Again last night I found my half-watched 'Stones documentary recording deleted, and my wife groused about a missing Cowboy cheerleader episode that recorded 10 days ago.

And, the Recording History that would give any clues as to the demise of these recordings is empty, devoid of not only these incidents, but anything I deleted after watching this past weekend.

We watch very little so this is not a capacity issue unless TiVo is indeed not ridding itself of these older recordings. And nothing in our recording habits has changed. In fact, we're probably watching less TV now than ever before.

This behavior is rendering my TiVo virtually worthless. Maybe it's time to switch to the cable company's DVR and save some bucks.

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