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And what about Windows?

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 13:43
Aside from android, there are lots of laptops and desktops and media PCs out there running Windows located in areas of the home without TV, a Windows client sure would be handy.

Buying TiVo Premiere

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 12:38
Well since I got fios I'm not too happy with their dvr (what a surprise)
so I've been looking at getting the the TiVo Premiere 45 hour one since I can also get ota channels. I have been reading of problems people with fios and the cable cards is this common?
Also by what I have found so far there is no easy way to upgrade the hard drive as could have been done with the zipper for directv tivos.
And one last thing is this the best tivo to buy or should I give up on ota channels and get one with 4 tuners?
Also would it be worth to buy the extended warranty?
I usually never do on anything except for the kids electronics, mp3 players, phones and stuff.

Thanks

Interested in upgrading to Premiere: Questions

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 11:28
Hello,

We currently have a TiVo HD XL and I'm interested in upgrading to a Premiere XL4. I've been reading through the FAQs and last couple months of threads, but there are some basic things I don't understand.

1) Can I transfer the existing subscription from my HD to the XL? I don't want two devices/subscriptions. If so, what is the process?

2) Can I transfer the shows on the HD to the XL?

Thanks,

-john

Universal Remote Control?

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 10:38
I recently bought a URC WR7 Universal Remote Control and was really pleased to have been able to put four or five remotes into a drawer. Price was right $22.00, and the family was happy as well.

I then got tired of my crummy Comcast DVR, and decided to get a Premiere. Now I'm stumped as to what to do about the remote situation. The TiVo remote is clearly the one to use for the DVR, but it's pretty limited in terms of what it can do in terms of controlling the TV, and (I believe) can't help at all with the DVR.

Anyone have the WR7 and suggestions on mapping out the TiVo remote on it? Or am I going to have to go back to a pile of remotes on the coffee table (unless I buy another universal remote...which I'd rather not do!).

Thanks.

Best time to upgrade

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 10:02
I like the Premiere TiVos, but I upgraded about a month before the premiere came out. Now I am again looking for a new TiVo, but it seems like the Premieres are getting a little stale in the lifecycle of upgrades.

Does anyone have a handle on when TiVo will make a major upgrade again? Is there any clue to what features might be next? I am thinking of something like the MacRumors buyers' guide.

Thanks.

Some tivo to tivo streaming now working

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 09:32
Just had a fourth TiVo added and on working through the setup with my daughter and showing her the other tivos at the bottom of 'my shows' found that channel 5 shows are available to stream from one box to another.

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A different kind of reboot loop

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 07:06
Ok, this is a first for me through many years and quite a few different TiVos. Premiere XL, stock. Woke up this morning and noticed I could hear the fan on high power. Turned on the TV, saw Welcome screen, figured it was just rebooting so I dozed back off. A few minutes later, my ears tell me I'm still hearing the fan at full which isn't normal. Sure enough it's stuck. So, I pull the power, wait a few minutes and plug back in, then the reboot loop begins. Thing is, it honestly doesn't even look like it's passing POST. 4 LEDs flash, Welcome screen, 2-3 seconds, 4 LEDs flash, goes black, Welcome screen, repeat ad-nauseum. Can't get anywhere close to a kickstart prompt.

I've tried pulling HDMI cable, cable card, and network cable to no avail. Every once in a while it will hang at the Welcome screen, but usually it's just the instant reboot loop. It doesn't sound like HDD failure to me, or at least I've never seen a response quite like this with it. Any thoughts on the best candidates to check for?

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Daily Call Failing - says call interrupted

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 03:04
I am having trouble getting my new Guide information downloaded from the ALTEPG. It has been fine up until now, but suddenly my TIVO seems to get connected and start downloading but then I get a message to say the call has been interrupted and the download has failed. There is nobody else using the phone at the time. The test call seems to work fine. I have checked all the connections and rebooted TIVO but still it will not complete. It is just dialling out over a standard landline - nothing fancy and has been working perfectly since I set it up when the ALTEPG became available.

Can anybody help please as I have only three days of programme guide left !

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No output on HDMI Premiere XL4

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 02:20
I just purchased a Tivo XL4 to work with Comcast cable and a Panasonic VIERA TC-L42ET5 TV. Initially I thought the tivo was defective because I would get the "starting up" screen - then the tv would report no signal once the hard drive on the Tivo started being accessed (Yellow light.)

On a whim, I connected the tv via the component connections from the Tivo and voila' I got picture.

So the question is: How can I set up the tivo so that the HDMI output works with my TV?

Sons of Anarchy - "Authority Vested" - 9/18/12

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 00:43
Some great one liners...

Jax "All this activity makes me think we're in the wrong business."
Jax "Nothing says endless love like capital murder."
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Nero "Sorry, I don't get out much"

Off road diesel lit by a cigarette? LOL Don't think so...

Clay still stirring the pot. :down:

Glad Opie came around.

So You Think You Can Dance "Winners Announced" 9/18/2012 *Spoilers*

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 00:29
Apparently, there's another change from past seasons that nobody mentioned until now; since there are two winners, they split the $250,000. I assume that's what Cat meant when she said that each winner gets "over $100,000".

First TiVo, and it's Freezing Up on Me; Defective?

Tue, 09/18/2012 - 21:25
Grrr! After all these years I finally got a TiVo last week (Premiere) and it's freezing up on me. I turn on the TV, and the TiVo is completely unresponsive. Nothing blinks on the front of the box when I press a remote button.

I see various threads on this. Is there a chance the box (HD) is defective? If it is, I'd like to return it to the place I bought it from for a new one while I still can. Or is this just life with a TiVo Premiere?

Thanks.

Doctor Who 9/22/12 BBC America

Tue, 09/18/2012 - 20:51
There's an error in the guide data for Doctor Who "The Power of Three" this Saturday where it has the first run air date as 9/22/10 instead of 9/22/12, so if you have a first run season pass, the episode won't be automatically scheduled.

Please explain the G adapter

Tue, 09/18/2012 - 19:19
I bought a premiere with a G adapter accessory.

What will it allow me to do?

Does a manual come with it ?

Thanks,

Series 3 with lifetime & 1TB drive - $379.99

Tue, 09/18/2012 - 17:49
Selling my mint condition Series 3 with Lifetime subscription and a 1TB hard drive:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listi...=&startIndex=0

Look for gglockner.

CMA Festival

Tue, 09/18/2012 - 15:39
I recorded this show and was watching it about 90 minutes behind from the start. Was it just me or was the sound really bad when the acts were on stage? It seemed muffled to me and I had to turn the volume up to hear the words. The parts away from the stage with the interviews seemed OK and when a performer was singing out in the crowd was OK. I dont think it was my Tivo because I was able to switch to the live part and that had the same problem. I would have enjoyed the show better had the sound been up to par.

Series 3 not booting

Tue, 09/18/2012 - 15:01
After a recent power outage, the Series 3 hung on the welcome to Tivo screen. Giving it over an hour at this screen, I powered down. Powering up the 2nd time there was no welcome screen at all this time.. After a minute or so of sporadic clicks from the HD... silence. All lights on the front panel are lit.

Assuming its the drive, what are the proper steps to doing a single drive replacement on a Series 3?

Any help would be appreciated!

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