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vulkano

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 10:25
Hi

I just bought the Vulkano flow and it works great. i was wondering does anyone know how i would be able to watch recorded shows from TIVO onto the vulkano app on my ipad, remotely. i cannot choose a recorded show and then play it remotely. it seems once it is playing the vulkano will be able to pause and fast forward it

TIVO Premier XL for sale

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 09:39
We just switched to DirecTV so can't use the XL anymore. I have about five months left on the contract. Would like to sell for that amount, $75. Any takers? Also, how do we do this? Do I just pay of the amount and then close my account and then the new owner switches or can someone assume my account and change the billing info, etc? This XL is less than a year old. I have he original box, remote, etc. Payment can be made via paypal.

Is there any program out there

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 03:45
that allows you to begin d/loading a show that is STILL recording? Any at all or do they all require a show to be completely finished?

He had a million dollar & a 900K offer then.......!

Sat, 11/03/2012 - 00:00
The most startling shark tank ever. 11/2/12 OAD.

There was no criticism of the product. They did'nt even ask about production costs or pricing.

The inventors attitude just stuck in the shark's craw.

Lost audible tone from TV pressing on TiVo remote

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 23:53
Help.

My TiVo HD XL no longer generates an audible tone you can hear from the TV speakers when I press the buttons on the TiVo remote. Did I press something on the remote to disable the audible tone by accident?

Fringe 11/2/12 "An Origin Story"

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 21:42
I guess they're getting into the habit of ending with a shock...

I was half-expecting Peter to teleport back to Olivia!

So I suppose the origin story in question is that of Peter the Observer? Peteserver? Obpeter?

Or maybe of the Observer race? They brought the tech back in time that led to their own existence?

I was wondering about the Etta posters...it didn't seem she's been dead long enough. It made me wonder if the timeline hadn't changed in some subtle way when the black hole bomb went off. But that doesn't seem to be where they're going...

CableCARD DAVIC screen Status

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 21:35
I have 3 Premieres with tuning adapters with Time Warner Cable in KCMO. One is working just fine, it is in our basement. The other 2 are upstairs and they are not displaying any channels, not even local channels. Trying to tune to any channel gives the little TiVo bubble message "searching for signal on cable channel". I tried rebooting one of the TiVos & tuning adapters because they usually fixes any tuning issue. Now, that tuning adapter is blinking green constantly, and still no channels. I got a call from an alleged "cable card specialist" from TWC and he had me check a couple of the CableCARD menus. On the DAVIC screen, the status is Not Locked on both of those TiVos but on the functioning unit, the status is Locked. He said this is a cable signal problem so he scheduled a truck roll.....however next appt is Wed. So I'll be going a week without being able to watch any tv channels or record any of my shows.(we rarely use our basement, it's my husband's workshop)

I just wanted to check here if there is any way to resolve this myself? Or am I dependent on TWC to fix this?

Live chat with stars of Shark Tank

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 21:25
Apparently this took place on Nov 1, 2012. I haven't watched it yet.

Shark Tank

S3 expansion drive failing, need replacement I can go buy at a B&M this weekend

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 19:44
Hi,
I want to replace my failing external 1gb drive (Toshiba PH3100U-1EXB) this weekend. I would like to go to a store and purchase a drive. I have Fry's and MicroCenter nearby. What external drive currently on the market will work? What do you recommend?

Thank you.

WinMFS failure to create 2TB TiVo drive

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 18:47
I posted before in the Series 3 forum about my Series 3 OLED Model 648250b) failing to boot. With a little handholding from unitron in replacing the capacitors on the power supply and diagnostics on the 2TB WD20EADS drive (no errors), I concluded the software was at fault and the drive needed to re-imaged.

I purchased the drive from a vendor on ebay back in March with the software pre-loaded and it worked fine for the following 6 months. I contacted him and let him know it no longer worked.

He offered to reimage the drive for $30, and I have been trying to reach him again for shipping and payment instructions. No luck.

Anyway, since people on this forum have reported being successful in formating 2TB drives on their own with full capacity on the 648250 using WinMFS, I decided to do it myself since I used WinMFS successfully in the past.

I downloaded unitron's WinMFS back-up file "648250b.tbk" and attempted to restore it onto my 2TB drive. I successfully selected the drive. I left all the defaults the same for the process, but the restore failed after partition 12 (status bar about 45% done).

The message is "Error writing media inode 1"

I tried again, this time using the delete format function prior to the restore, but received the same result.

Does anyone know what this means? Maybe the drive is bad after all? Any advice?

Thanks,

Thos.

Props to TiVo: Fall Update finally Fixes Season Pass Manager!

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 17:43
We all are quick to beat up TiVo when they screw up, so I thought it would be nice to send them a nice shout out of "THANK YOU" for finally fixing the Season Pass Manager. :up::up::up:

After all these years... It has been completely rediesigned with new features and new HD interface. The "To-Do List has been updated as well. They got rid of the useless "History" screen and replaced it with a line item that says "Conflict" (in both the SPM and the TDL).

You can now re-prioritize your Season Passes now without locking up the GUI for 5 minutes between each move. It was all but unusable before, and in fact, I have been using the Web based interface for years. The overall speed of the GUI seems a bit snappier too. All in all, a good update and a little credit where credit it due. Thank you TiVo. Especially for the new SP Manager! :)

Question for Long Time Mentalist Viewers (Spoilers for S05E05 OAD 10/28/2012)

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 15:50
I've been watching The Mentalist off and on for the past few seasons. I want to say that I probably saw most of season 3, all of season 4, and have definitely seen all of the current (5th) season.

The most recent episode, S05E05 - Red Dawn, left me with some questions:

Who was the FBI woman in the limo who called the CBI director at the end of the episode? Also, who was the man in the limo with her that directed her to call the CBI?

I'm sure I'd know the answer to both of these questions if I'd seen every episode, since the whole episode was a prequel to the series.

Concert for Sandy Victims 11-2-2012 Prime Time -NBC, bravo, cnbc, usa, etc.

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 14:55
http://online.wsj.com/article/APc544...27fc234a3.html

NEW YORK — NBC is doing a benefit concert for victims of Hurricane Sandy featuring some artists native to the areas hardest hit.

Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi of New Jersey and Billy Joel of Long Island are scheduled to appear at the concert Friday.

The telecast will benefit the American Red Cross and be shown on NBC and its cable stations including Bravo, CNBC, USA, MSNBC and E! Other networks are invited to join in.

The concert will be hosted by Matt Lauer. It will air at 8 p.m. Eastern and will be taped-delayed in the West.

Other performers include Christina Aguilera, Sting and Jimmy Fallon.

The telethon will be broadcast from NBC facilities in Rockefeller Center in New York City.

Tivo Mini Support

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 14:23
anyone see the support site is live?

http://support.tivo.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/2395

Tivo Xfinity On Demand...How about FIOS?

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 13:16
Hey, they have On Demand on Tivo on RCN and XFinity now.

I am assuming that Fios will be coming eventually.

Anyone privvy to it? Definitely yes, or no or dont know?

The Vampire Diaries 11/1/2012 The Five

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 12:08
Haven't viewed the ep yet, but thought I'd start this week's thread in case anyone wanted to discuss. I'll be back tomorrow!

X Factor Live Shows

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 11:45
Surprised I didn't find a thread on this....just watched last night the second live show of the season (for whatever reason my TiVo did not record the first live show.....)at any rate, what a circus...Khloe Kardashian as a host...are you kidding me....and the constant screaming from the audience, so very annoying. Not sure i will be able to stand the rest of the season...other than the possible enjoyment I will get from watching the wheels fly off of this show.

Programs transferred from PC not grouping

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 09:54
Since the newest update, programs transferred to the Tivo are being listed just as "My Tivo Recordings" and not being grouped together.

I opened a ticket with Tivo. They had me uninstall and reinstall the Tivo desktop software, and reboot the box which didn't change anything.

This is the response I got:

I have gone ahead and reported this as a bug with the fall update, but there is one additional step to try if you don't mind. Could you test with the box for "Use fastest transfer for Premiere boxes" both checked and unchecked to see if it has the same issue? This option can also be found in the File > Preferences menu.

I haven't tried the last suggestion yet, but I will later today.

If anyone is interested, my ticket # is 121101-009009

XL4 MOCA Issue

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 09:35
I have a Premiere XL 4 that I would like to use MOCA as my network connection.
Unfortunately it does not work, I keep getting a C33 error. I know the problem is not my network. I have a FIOS cable box on the network using MOCA as well as a TIVO Premiere using MOCA also. I can eliminate the drop in the room, because I can move the FIOS box (which uses MOCA) to the drop that the Premiere XL 4 does not work on, and it is ok.

I am at a loss, This must be an issues with the XL4 box, has anyone had a similar issue? I have 20.2.1.2 software version and the tech support person said it should work. Please don't tell me to call tech support they are blaming the FIOS connection , which is wrong. I already tested (see above) and it is not the network.

I'm getting kind of annoyed, it must be a hardware issue and TIVO should replace the box since it is brand new and I have a 3 year warranty. :mad:

do you need to rerun wdidle after running jmfs on an old drive?

Fri, 11/02/2012 - 08:51
so here's a quick question - i just ran jmfs to copy my premiere drive data onto a 1TB WDEADS green drive. i had previously used this drive in my old TivoHD, and had run wdidle to disable intellipark.

what i'm wondering is, if that setting is stored somewhere on the drive that got copied over when i ran jmfs? or is it in some sector that isn't touched and therefore the setting remains regardless of what you do to the drive's data - whether it be a byte for byte copy like jmfs does or a complete format.

it just occurred to me, of course, AFTER i put the drive in the tivo and hooked everything up. if it had occurred to me earlier, i would've just run it and checked. So i'm hoping to save myself some trouble. :)

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