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Premiere XL4 not in my shows list using TiVo to Go Desktop plus to transfer .ti

Sat, 03/23/2013 - 11:47
I have searched all over the place for this solution and I know I can do pytivo and other options to transfer from PC to TiVo, but I have this program already and have no issues downloading video from my tivo to PC and converting it.

The issue I am having is moving these files back. I put videos in folder to publish them back to the TiVo but it says since it came from a TiVo you can't transfer them back that way.

I don't see my PC on my shows list on my TiVo. I have opened my windows firewall to all the tivo services. I use avast antivirus with no firewall on windows 8, with a dlink router. I know I can push them back but just can't figure out what is missing.

Folder playlist ?

Sat, 03/23/2013 - 11:17
Ok, so you know when you have a a show that's got say 3 recordings in a folder because you slacked on watching them. Well, when you finally watch em you can just hit play on it from the now playing list and it rolls 1 of 3. Well, is there anyway to make a similar "playlist" of sorts for different shows so if you wana run a small marathon of sorts you don't need to go and play each one individually.


$100 off Premiere/antenna combo at BB

Sat, 03/23/2013 - 11:10
Seems like a good deal for those shopping for an OTA package: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/TiVo+Pre...99199900050000

Good reviews on the antenna at BB and Amazon.

Lost Xfinity VOD After Disk Upgrade

Sat, 03/23/2013 - 10:23
I just successfully (almost) upgraded my Premiere 4 HD to a 2TB but right now I am back to GSM-11. I just did a connect and am hoping that VOD comes back. Has anyone else had this experience?

Loading now but taking a long time. Is it possible that a service upgrade that was on my original HD didn't transfer to the new disk?

UPDATE: After completing the connect everything is working!

Synology DS112

Sat, 03/23/2013 - 08:32

I am new to Tivo and NAS in general... Purchased both a few weeks ago...

Purchased both but not originally to work with one another... Tivo to explore the service and the Synology DS112 as a stand alone file backup for all of my family's files and photos.

I am now at the point of wondering if I can connect my DS112 with my Tivo.

Since my DS112 stays powered on 24/7 and my computer only when I using it... I would like have the Tivo content moved to the DS112 instead of my computer. Likewise... I would like to move content from my computer to the DS112 and then to the Tivo...

Any suggestions for the newbee?

Many thanks in advance!


"Keep at Most" PLEASE!

Sat, 03/23/2013 - 04:22
My search of the tivo support webpages found the following statement:

"If Keep Until is set to Keep Until I Delete, all episodes recorded will be kept until the Keep at Most limit is reached. For example, if Keep at Most is set to three episodes and Keep Until is set to Keep Until I Delete, recording will stop after three episodes until you delete one or more of the episodes."

This is exactly what I want my Tivo Premiere XL to do for many programs. However, when I set the Season Pass options for a program to these settings, my Tivo continues to record and keep episodes after reaching the "Keep at Most" limit (without deleting older recordings). I am trying to utilize the limited HD space to record fewer episodes of more shows. Please help!

DLNA on Tivo

Sat, 03/23/2013 - 01:46
Is Tivo supporting DLNA?

I noticed that at the bootom of 'my shows', I can see my windows PC that's sharing a video folder. I can see *.flv files and transfer them for viewing almost instantly.
Is this something Tivo support natively? I didn't think Tivo can play *.flv files.

Is anyone else getting this?

Mini & Time Warner...anyone tried yet?

Sat, 03/23/2013 - 01:15
Looking for TWC customers who have used Tivo Mini.

I recently moved from a FIOS market to a Time Warner market. TWC infrastructure does not handle Tivos well..by design. Switched Digital Video channels constantly disappear. All techs worked on situation agree its their issue and are powerless to fix. I hesitate to get a Mini because MOCA is a no-no on TWC networks. All the techs were told point blank they would be fired on the spot if they turned on MOCA. And I can not run cat5 in my current situation.

Deleting when going through group

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 23:54
Okay, maybe I'm late to the discovery of this but I just accidentally found out that I can hit Play instead of Select when a group is highlighted in the Now Playing list and it will play one show after another from oldest on up. This is a great feature and I figured out how to skip up and down a show via the up/down channel BUT how do I delete a show while staying in the playing of the group??? I have over a hundred CNet videos from Video on Demand and I'd like to delete some as I go through without going back to the Now Playing list each time as I have been doing for the past few years.
Thanks so much for the help!

Youtube and my subscriptions

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 23:42
Someone (I assume the Youtube App) has made it even more difficult to view my subscriptions. I was hoping it was some kind of glitch, so I rebooted my box a few times. Stays the same

Last week I was able to scan through my subscription, be it in a one group, but now I have to start the first video. Press down 2 times and scan through the videos much slower

Please tell me there is something wrong with my Tivo. Has anyone else noticed this?

Red circle of death on the Mini

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 23:13
Purchased a retail Mini a few days ago and a few months ago purchased my 3rd TP-4 (retail when the price was $199). I activated both with Lifetime a few days ago. The Mini and the new TP-4 set up great, could see all my Series 4 TiVos and use MRS on all of them. Set up the new TP-4 for the Mini to use one tuner. Set up my Mini and the new TP-4 had the red circle death, I could not select that unit, the other two TP-4s could be selected without problems. I have tried everything, re-booting the new TP-4, re-booting the Mini, even did a C&D all on the Mini, I can't select the new TP-4, I even tried disconnecting one of my older TP-4s, still had the circle of death on the new TP-4.
I give up, I did call TiVo and they could not see any reason for this problem on their side, will be escalated to engineering.
My plan was to sell my other two Series 4s with 2 tuners, so I would be left with 3 TP-4 giving me 11 tuners (and one for the mini) and one Mini, more than enough for my home.
Any help would be appreciated.

Old Real Worlds rerunning

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 21:52
Probably too late, since it starts in a few mins, and those on the east coast have already missed it, but MTV is rerunning a bunch of old RW seasons.. including the first season..

over the next few days.

(Was it originally a half hour show? They're showing up in ~35 minute time slots.. and I always pad MTV shows 2 minutes before & 2 minutes after, due to their weird scheduling.)

I rarely watch reruns, but am vaguely interested in watching this and some of the other season(s) they're rerunning. IIRC, I never saw all of Las Vegas.

I know some/all of it is on their web site, but I don't want to watch it on a web site.

Star Trek eps (of all five shows) for free viewing on Hulu until end of 3/2013

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 18:47
I guess this sorta belongs in Now Playing...

Thanks to a FB post by George Takei.
Quote: Friends, I don't ask for "likes" very often, but this is an exception. I've been informed that in honor of Bill Shatner's birthday, "Hulu" will be offering free on-line viewing of episodes from ALL FIVE of the Star Trek shows through the end of March. This is a great opportunity for parents who grew up with Star Trek to introduce their kids--truly the "next generation"--to this groundbreaking franchise. Access this link from your computer, not a mobile device, I'm told. Happy viewing, and please pass along the word. http://www.hulu.com/browse/picks/sta...013Q1_StarTrek

It looks like it works! I just picked an Enterprise ep at random. Great for rewatching some of your favorite eps or good ones that you've missed.

MAC Tivo Transfer BACK to my TiVos

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 15:22

I bought Toast 11 for my MAC and downloaded and installed TiVo Desktop for MAC. I'm able to see my TiVo recordings and transfer them to my MAC without issues.

I cannot however transfer them BACK to my TiVos. When I pull up my MAC on my TiVo's it says: The iMac (blah blah) has no recordings.



Premiere 4 upgraded to 2TB - will WD's Expander still work?

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 15:05
I have a Premiere 4 upgraded to 2TB - will "Western Digital My Book AV DVR Expander 1TB" still work?

How to program TiVo glo sling remote to power and mute TV

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 13:56
Ok I am trying to figure out how to program the tivo sling remote to power on and off my tv , well actually my sound bar, but it will basically be the same. I am doing to so the tivo thinks it is connected to a powered HDMI device while the TV is powered off and I am remotely watching via sling.

I have looked around and saw some complicated instructions about jp1.com but before I attempt that whole procedure to program an entire remote I want to know if anyone has figured this out yet or if there is a way to program just the mute and power button.

Anyone Watching Southland?

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 13:53
I'm liking it this season and very glad it's still on TNT. Are others watching or is this going to be the last season?

Where are Series 2 Threads?

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 12:33
Sorry!! Can somebody please point me to the TiVo Series 2 Threads?

New Premiere XL4 and distorted sound after skipping around

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 11:41
Hi, everyone. I recently upgraded my Series3 to a Premiere XL4 and I love the box, but I'm having one issue that is kinda driving me nuts.

The issue is that sometimes when I'm watching a show and I move around with the skip or replay buttons (and sometimes with normal FF and RW), when I hit play, the sound is all distorted. I wouldn't say with static or anything, but it's all tinny and robotic sounding. If I skip backward and forward a few times, then everything goes back to normal.

I also have a new Mini that streams shows from this Premiere and I haven't had the issue when watching shows on there (yet). So, I'm assuming it's something to do with my living room setup, even though it hasn't changed from my Series3 setup.

My Premiere is hooked up to my TV via HDMI, I always output the program's native format (with letterbox, if needed) and the sound goes to my receiver via optical. My sound output is set to Dolby Digital. My software version is

Please let me know if you need some more info. I'd really appreciate any help.


Is it possible to spoof Cablecard HostID? - Comcast On-Demand

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 09:24

I've been billed by Comcast for on-demand movies that I didn't order. They quoted the HostID of the device from which the movies were supposedly ordered, which matches the ID of my Premiere. Is it possible that someone spoofed my Host ID? Does Comcast store any other information besides Host ID that I can use to prove my case? Basically, I'm being called a liar...grrr...