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so why would someone buy a used Tivo w/ lifetime and not transfer the sub?

Mon, 12/10/2012 - 15:21
So back at the end of Oct, i sold on ebay my old TivoHD with lifetime on it. it had 1 bad tuner which was clearly disclosed on the ebay auction. It sold for just over $200. The buyer paid immediately, i shipped it out the next day. It got to him first week in November.

I called Tivo for them to put a note on the service # that it's to be transferred to this individual. Gave the guy the details on what he needed to do. No reply acknowledging anything. Ok, no problem...

I noticed after about a week he hadn't transferred yet, it's still showing on my account. So i sent the guy an email to see if he's run into any issue. No reply. Last week, still on my account, sent the guy another email. no reply still.

So i'm just curious, why would someone buy this and not transfer the lifetime? Can he still get the tivo working without transferring it? He'd have to run guided set up again once he puts in a new cablecard, but i don't know if there's anything preventing him from i guess using it while its still on my account. I can't figure out any reason why i should care either since there's nothing to pay for this box.

what am i missing?

Premiere Elite Network Issues

Mon, 12/10/2012 - 12:45
:D Hello fellow TiVo fans,

I started having some communications issues with my equipment, and I figured I'd ask here before dealing with the inevitable 2 hour phone call to tech support where they ask me to reboot everything and disable and enable things, of which I have already done to no avail. :eek:

I am using :up:FiOS:up: with a Verizon issued MI-424WR Rev. I wireless N router.
My Elite is connected via MOCA with an M-card in my family room.
I have an HDXL connected via wireless G adapter with an M-card in my master bedroom.
I have an HD connected via wireless G adapter with an M-card in one of my spare rooms.

The HD and the HDXL can see each other just fine, and can transfer shows between them just fine.

Just as of a few weeks ago(after the Fall Service Update?), the HD and HDXL do NOT see the Premiere in the Now Playing List. But, the Premiere CAN see the HD and HDXL in the Now Playing List. All DVRs connect just fine to the internet. There just seems to be a one-way communication issue. I have rebooted the router and restarted the DVRs multiple times. I disabled and re-enabled the Network Remote Control option on the DVR. I have disabled and re-enabled Home Network Applications. I made sure that Enable Video Downloads was selected. For some reason, the Premiere decided to stop playing nice with my other DVRs. It's worked fine for about 2 months, and just stopped communicating.

Just to reinforce my point, my Android app can see and control the HD and HDXL, but not the Premiere. It just says "Unavailable", and reinforces my thought that this is some kind of network communication error.

My initial thought is that the Premiere has stopped broadcasting its "Bonjour" discovery protocol for some reason, and thus cannot be discovered by the other 2 DVRs and the Android app. Since the HD and HDXL ARE broadcasting, they can be discovered by the Premiere and the Android app.

:confused:Anybody have any ideas on how I can straighten this out?:confused:

Premeir not seeing wireless hub

Mon, 12/10/2012 - 12:12
I am not sure where to place this question so here goes.
My old linksys "G" router died after the power surge from Superstorm Sandy. Before the storm I had the linksys router connected to my cable modem in another room. I purchased Netgear WN 2000RPT Universal Range Extender containing a 4 port hub as a wireless hub and wired my TiVo into that. Everything worked great. The Hub saw the wirelss router and the TiVo saw the hub.
Yesterday, I purchased a new Netgear Dual Band N600 WNDR 3400 router and set everything up. All of my wirelss devices see the new router and work great and according to the indicator lights on the hub it sees the wirelss router. The TiVoHD in the room with the new router is plugged in directly and works fine. I have used the same SSID and Password on both devices. All of my wirelss PC's and iPhones can access and log into the internet through the Extender. However the TiVo, even though it looks like it was assigned an IP address cannot access the internet. I contiue to get a message stating during configuring that the network cable is unplugged and I cannot access the internet. Also, the TiVo runs very slow now and trying to click through the menus can take minutes. I did not makes any changes to the new router and accepted all defaults including the SSID and password. I did change the SSID and password on the extender to match the router. The security protocol the SSID and the router use is WPA2 (I hope I am stating this correctly).

Have Series 3 - is the upgrade to Tivo Premiere XL4 DVR worth it?

Mon, 12/10/2012 - 11:54
I have a series 3 and recently bought a Sony HX850 46 inch LED tv. I'm wondering whether a new Tivo is in order for a couple of reasons. First, the Netflix service through the Series 3 is quite bad. I did a comparison of Netflix on the new TV (it's an option) and the quality is much, much better.

Second, the new TV does 1080p, and I see that the Series 3 supports only 1080i. Would the new Tivo result in a better picture over the Series 3 with my television?

Are there other reasons to upgrade the Tivo other than the ones I've noted? Thanks.

No stream option for now playing list

Mon, 12/10/2012 - 11:35
Premier to premier doesn't have the stream option just transfer only. It had it the other day. There hasn't been any changes to my router or anything etc

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Stutter at start of uploaded movies (pyTivo)

Mon, 12/10/2012 - 11:04
This isn't a big deal but I'm curious as to why when I upload a show via pyTivo it stutters at the very beginning of playback.

After a few seconds the stuttering stops.

Once it settles down I can rewind to the start and it will play perfectly.

This seems to happen mostly with avi's but I'm not sure about that.

The show's are completely transferred when this happens so it isn't due to a slowdown during transfer.

Any ideas?



Tivo cooling project / Quiet Tivo

Mon, 12/10/2012 - 10:35
I've just had my first noisy fan trouble after a little more than a year, and while the cooling threads here have been helpful, I need a bit more information for a cooling project I'm interested for my Premiere XL.

It was easy enough to remove the fan, blast it with compressed air and lubricate it from the access plug, but I know that one day it will be buzzing loudly again.

Fans in the 50x50x25 size are quite rare, and that thickness is important to generating the right static pressure for the case.

The stock fan is the COFAN F-5025L-12F, and for a fan that is so expensive, it REALLY sucks, and not just in terms of reliability. Here are the stats I found on one site:


I'm researching other fans that I've seen mentioned in various threads here, but for my cooling upgrade project, there is some other technical data I'd like to have.

When "system information" reports the temperature, exactly where is that measured?

Is it an ambient temperature?

Does it monitor the CPU temperature separately?

It says my case temp right now of 34c is "normal".

Has anyone seen the temperature response curve that the Tivo uses for spinning up the fan when things get warmer?

I have a lot of ideas about how to keep critical components cooler and happy, but don't know what the system monitors (S.M.A.R.T. for the drive?) and which are most failure prone over time as a result of high temperatures.

I'll share my cooling ideas later, but for now I'll just say they don't seem to have been contemplated much on the forum so far.

Got the fall update...bugs still there!

Mon, 12/10/2012 - 08:47
Watching football yesterday. Switched between 2 recording games, switched back without pressing live TV in between and...Tivo forgot the progress again. I'm convinced that this will never be fixed. FAIL!

WANTED: Turbonet or Cachecard for S1 DirecTivo

Mon, 12/10/2012 - 01:48
have a cachecard or turbonet card for a series 1 directivo you no longer need?

Cachecard preferred, but will buy Turbonet card. PM me back if you have one; i'll post back if i've already found one....

How Do You Block Deleting From Other Tivos?

Mon, 12/10/2012 - 00:40
I don't want other Tivos on my network to be able to delete my programs while looking at my stuff through the network, and vica versa. When I had a Tivo Series 2 & a Tivo Premiere it wouldn't allow us to delete each others programs. Now that I got a Tivo Elite XL4 hooked to my network it allows me to go into the other Tivo and delete their stuff.

I'm afraid I will delete their stuff by mistake, or they will delete my stuff by mistake. How do I turn this feature off?

Dexter S07E11 "Do You See What I See" 2012-Dec-09

Sun, 12/09/2012 - 23:35
I thought Dexter was extremely lucky that Estrada did not recognize Dexter from his parole hearing. Although (if the hearing was open to the public) Dexter could have claimed he was just checking Estrada out.

I believed Hannah when she told Dexter that she did not poison Deb. Which only leaves one person who could have drugged Deb's water -- Deb. I'm 90% sure that is what happened. I think Deb must have realized that the former junkie's testimony was not worth much, and so she decided to take drastic measures to split up Dexter and Hannah. She could not have anticipated Dexter coming forward with the pen, but I think Deb knew (or hoped?) Dexter would choose her over Hannah and that when Dexter takes a dislike to someone, bad things happen to them.

I wonder if Dexter left any hard evidence at the cargo container. Dexter was NOT wearing gloves when he first opened the door for Estrada. So even if Dexter takes care of Estrada before Estrada talks to the cops, LaGuerta may still be able to place Dexter at the cargo container. But even that is not proof that Dexter is a murderer.

I don't see how either Dexter or Deb can think arresting Hannah was a good idea. Did Deb think Dexter would kill Hannah? Besides the fact that the chain of custody of that pen is broken, why would Dexter believe that Hannah will not tell all she knows about the Bay Harbor Butcher?

Wtb my first tivo!

Sun, 12/09/2012 - 23:19
hey everyone, im looking to get my first tivo, looking for one that supports HD and has a lifetime sub, but at the moment only have 250 to spend, if anyone has anything in that price range let me know! thanks :up:

The Amazing Race "Take Down the Million" Season Finale 12/9/12

Sun, 12/09/2012 - 21:40
WOW-I cannot BELIEVE the Beekman Boys won! :eek:

I was on Team Chippendales all the way-but if it wasn't them, I wanted it to be the Beekmans. Glad that the Twinnies were Phillimenated in the first hour. :rolleyes:

Jaymes and James were such good sports-coming in second would suck so bad! But at least James-or is it Jaymes-got his mom a new car! ;) Such nice boys :D

Season 21 was a little "meh" for me...but I still love this show. You can't make this stuff up. People are just funny!

How to deactivate & reactivate Netflix?

Sun, 12/09/2012 - 21:12
For last few days my series 4 & S3 TiVos all were not able to connect to Netflix. I keep getting V301 errors. So I finally got sick of it and went to Netflix account and deactivated all devices. For S3 then I was able to re-pair it to Netflix by entering new activation code and now the S3 is working fine with Netflix again. However for the Premiere units there doesn't seem to be any way to deactivate and/or reactivate a unit. If I recall correctly for series 4 units one had to enter Netflix login & password, but I don't see anywhere to reset that information to start over. WTH? I'm try net connect now to see if that does anything but surely there must be a way to disconnect a TiVo from Netflix? System Information shows a Netflix ESN number and I don't see a way to clear that...
Anyone else been able to re-activate a series 4 unit with Netflix?

S3: remote partially working; same problem on "network" remote app and front buttons

Sun, 12/09/2012 - 20:57
Original S3 (with OLED display)
My remote is occasionally only partially working; a system restart fixes it (have to pull the plug, can't navigate menus to restart).

When this happens, it affects the IR remote (peanut) and also the network remote via iPad or iPhone app connecting as a virtual remote, and the buttons on the front of the TiVo.

So I'm wondering if this is some strange state the TiVo software gets into, rather than a remote problem?

What doesn't work: TiVo button, select, record, live TV (sort of works, doesn't switch tuners)
What works: arrows, numbers, channel changing, pause, play, thumbs down/up, rewind 8 secs, skip forward, a few others.

This has happened 3 times in last week now.

I recently upgraded to a new hard disk from WeaKnees, the old disk had died and would not boot.

Anybody ever heard of something like this? Any ideas on how to get TiVo and select remote button presses to work again?

Tivo and Logitech Harmony 700

Sun, 12/09/2012 - 20:51
I have a Tivo HD. I am trying to program my Logitech Harmony 700 to wk with the Tivo. I can get most controls on the 700 but vol up and down is not listed. Any suggestions? Thanks for any help.

Will Stream work over ac wireless bridge?

Sun, 12/09/2012 - 20:22
I have two Netgear's ac routers (one configured as a bridge). This gives me wireless speeds allowing streaming of bluray movies and seems on par with MoCA. I plan to connect the Stream to my primary router but my Tivo is wired to my bridge.
Will this work?

Cable Issues

Sun, 12/09/2012 - 18:42
I have an original Tivo and a Premiere. I've never had a problem with either of them. However, for the next few months I'm house sitting for some friends. They get their cable/internet through a small local company. That company does not have M-Cards and I'm not worried about that because my friends don't have a cable box/digital tiers anyway. However, when I connect the Tivo, like I usually would, it doesn't work. When the Tivo is not connected, you have to turn on the tv, then hit select on the cable remote to turn on the cable. When the Tivo is connected, the screens stays black and says it is searching for a cable signal. The cable company tells me that they are not compatible with Tivo. Is this true? Is there anything else I can try?

Considering Tivo - Existing Mediacom DVR customer... ??'s

Sun, 12/09/2012 - 17:25
Hello all,
I am an existing Mediacom customer who's paying their DVR/digital fees.
I'd like to stop paying mediacom for the DVR and associated fees that go with it.

We will have two primary TV locations... Family room in the basement w/ the biggest TV and where I plan to put a Tivo. However, we will still have a TV in the main floor living room where we'll also watch TV.

Is there a way to utilize the recorded content on the basement TiVo and watch it on the main floor TV?