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TIVO Series 3 transfer to DirectV TIVO DVR

Wed, 05/09/2012 - 14:54
Sorry if this is redundant, however, I am considering terminating my Series 3 TIVO account for a DirecTV Tivo DVR package. The question is; can I transfer the recordings from the Series 3 to the DirecTV DVR while the the TIVO account is still active?

Get on the Priority list!

Wed, 05/09/2012 - 12:18
Tivo Design just tweeted that today would be a very good day to get on the priority list at tivo.com/priority

Noobies PM sending

Wed, 05/09/2012 - 11:53
Just spam here to get a 10 post count. ;)

Ghost transfer

Wed, 05/09/2012 - 10:32
i have a ghost transfer going and am unable to stop it i have power cycled the DVR's and the computer, the transfer does not show up on either to do list any ideas what i need to do?

Missing - Whole season thread (spoiles acceptable)

Wed, 05/09/2012 - 08:44
Anyone still watching this? I made a whole season thread as the last episode on here was in March.

I like it. Lots of twists and turns. But I did think that the family friend was going to wind up being involved with the bad guys.

FS: Premiere with Lifetime and 1TB hard drive

Wed, 05/09/2012 - 08:27
The Premiere was upgraded to a 1TB drive from DVR_Dude.

The original 320GB drive will also be included.

An extended warranty from TiVo was purchased on the box that is transferable. It expires on March 26th, 2013.

Original box, all accessories, remote and power cable is included.

$480 shipped. (by FedEx ground)(shipping to continental US only)

Paypal payments only to a confirmed paypal address.

Please PM me if interested.

Does Time Warner still charge to install cable card/Tuning Adapter?

Wed, 05/09/2012 - 05:36
I am selling my Series 3 and purchasing a Premiere next week.

Will Time Warner (I am located in Suburban Cleveland, Ohio area) have them come out to install the cable card/tuning adapter so I can do that myself by calling them over the phone?

I did this a few years ago and I had to pay for a service call. You would think by now I could just do this over the phone. At least I hope.

Not sure if the cable card has changed since this unit was installed in 2007.

Please let me know. Thanks.

Glee "Choke" and "Prom-asaurus" 5/1/12 and 5/8/12

Wed, 05/09/2012 - 01:39
Surprised there was no thread last week to discuss Rachel's epic choke. I'm not at all pleased with the direction of this; I was looking forward to at least a partial dose of Rachel, Finn and Kurt in NYC next season without all the "what am I going to do with my life?" drama (since I assume the senior cast is still not leaving the show and they're still not entertaining a NYC spinoff...even though they totally should).

I didn't understand Finn's total blowup at Quinn this week at all. The level of his butthurt-ness was just comical, and he made it seem like Quinn had faked the entire accident and the painful process that followed. If she didn't want to tell anyone how far she'd gotten in PT, that's her business, damn it. I think we're far enough along in the "new Quinn" phase to believe that she'd do something that stupid again.

Brittany was also dumbed down a ton. Dinosaurs? No hair gel? Calling the prom committee a terrorist cell? Really? Oh, and the "Dinosaur" number was one of the worst they've ever done IMO. Maybe that's because I despise Kesha and her truly poetic lyrics, but seriously, that's the best they could do? :rolleyes:

Gah. I'm getting too worked up over this. We've just had to suspend disbelief a LOT lately.

Tivo Transfer: Can see DVR, but no shows

Wed, 05/09/2012 - 00:23
I have a MacBook running 10.6.8.

I purchased Toast with Tivo Transfer so that I could transfer shows off my dying Series 2 Tivo before replacing it with a new Premiere. Worked fine.

New Premiere came, and it worked, but after using it for a week or so I discovered a physical defect. Tivo agreed to replace it. So I used Tivo Transfer to transfer the few shows I'd recorded on this Premiere to my laptop. Also worked fine.

Now, even-newer Premiere has arrived. Tivo Transfer can find the DVR, but no shows. I am not sure if this is due to some issue with the new DVR, or recent new Toast release, or both.

I have tried all of the relevant fixes on Roxio support site - nothing works. I have rebooted and forced connection numerous times; changed Tivo's name, double-checked MAK; checked and un-checked the options under DVR preferences on Tivo.com, re-run Toast setup ...

In desperation I tried downloading kmttg - and that doesn't work either! Same problem - finds the box, but no shows. Produces the following error:
<h2>Access Forbidden</h2>
Failed to retrieve Now Playing List from [Tivo name]
Exit code: 0
Check YOUR MAK & IP settings

Can anyone think of anything that can be causing this? No response from Roxio/Corel.

The Voice Finale 5/8/12

Tue, 05/08/2012 - 22:19
And again, Christina forgot her pants. But she remembered her studded leather diaper.


Oktoberfest - Munich

Tue, 05/08/2012 - 21:20
I'm in the preliminary stages of planning a trip to Munich for Oktoberfest with my girlfriend and one or two friends.

I'm just looking for any pointers as for where to stay in the city, accommodations, where the beer tents are, which are the best, etc.

I've already found a website that has apartment rentals. That seems to make the most sense, is the most economical and will probably be the way we go.

We're also looking for ideas as to other places to visit on this trip which will be about two weeks in Europe.

Right now we're looking at doing Amsterdam, Berlin, Munich and Prague. I'd also consider going to Venice again although that may only be good with the GF. Anything else in between that would be better?

Oops. Mods, please move to HH.

i need help with comcast digital

Tue, 05/08/2012 - 21:11
After reading a few threads here..im at a total loss on how to maintain
the service i have now....this is just not right.
I got my first tivo back in 2004...loved it.
Got my second one for the wife 14 months ago...and both have the lifetime
subscription...the one for the wife is a dual tuner series 2.
at this time it will record two channels and be able to watch a third while
this is happening.
acording to comcast/xfinity the tivo wont work right after the digital UPGRADE that takes effect in a few months.
Ive been on the phone with comcast..tivo..and an outfit in LA that i got this tivo from brand new 14 months ago...im geting no help..i have heart problems
and this aint helping.
I purchased a DVR ..digital video recorder.
Is there a class action suit against someone that i can join???
Or am i on my own and have to back charge on my credit card.
I paid over $700 for this tivo...only to be told GET lost after 14 months.
Anyone...what do i do ????

FIOS without cable card. Possible?

Tue, 05/08/2012 - 20:13
I switched from Comcast to Verizon FIOS today. When I signed up for their basic service (ABC, CBS, NBC, etc.) it said that no cable card was needed.

When I re-run guided setup I pick the correct cable company but the channels it provides me are not correct. So I tried the scan feature on both cable and antenna (moving the cable over of course) and TiVo did not find any channels from either medium.

When I move the cable to my TV and run a scan, it finds the 40 channels.

Does this mean that I have to get a cable card for this to work? I was hoping to avoid the extra $4 a month charge.

will the lifetime transfer?

Tue, 05/08/2012 - 19:45
I have the premier, had for about 1 year and it died, luckily I had the extended insurance. I have had the new one now for about 6 weeks and would like to get the lifetime on it but am afraid of this one dying.

If a tivo dies within the warranty period, and has a lifetime attached, will the replacement automatically be put under the lifetime?

Fearing another dead tivo is keeping me from getting the lifetime.

Any opinions?


Easy Video Recorder for Mac 1.5 Released

Tue, 05/08/2012 - 19:19
New York, USA, May 09, 2012. Video-Recorder.net announced today the release of Easy Video Recorder for Mac v1.5, an easy-to-use and affordable Mac screen to video capture application that records actions on the screen as a movie. Easy Video Recorder is a screen to video recording tool that allows the Mac user to capture the Mac screen as a Quicktime movie. Any application that runs on your Mac can be recorded, both video and audio. from games to web pages. It is useful for create demo videos to demonstrate how to use your software, Record web cams from ICQ, MSN Messenger, AIM, Yahoo Messenger, Record DVD, MPEG, MP4, or other video media, Make slide-show training documents, Record DRM copy protection Video/Audio file, Capture streaming videos, Record your game plays to show how cool you are in the game, create presentations from the screen recordings by adding your own audio narration and text annotations and so on.

Easy Video Recorder for Mac provides complete flexibility when capturing video from the screen. You can grab the full screen, active window, a pre-defined region, fixed region, or any window, button, or control on the screen. Choose your cursor from custom curser options available or pick one of your own from your file.

Now you can easily make tutorials and presentations by recording your desktop activity. Easy Video Recorder for Mac is easy to use and provides high quality playback with many distribution options.

Key features in Easy Video Recorder for Mac 1.5 include:
Record the entire desktop, a desktop region or a specified window
Record sound from all possible audio devices and synchronize voice narration with video in frame
Realtime Video creation. No processing required!
Record Drm protection Video (M4V) to MOV, Say goodbye to problems with copy protection!
Record with date and time.
Record actual cursor or custom cursor.
Support pause and resume recording
Edit your movie video after capturing.
Record from your webcam, screen or video input device.
Add your own text to video.
Support add a highlight area around the cursor during screen recording.
User friendly interface, easy to use
Adjust the video resolution, size and frame rate for capture.
Perfectly compatible with Mac OS X Lion.
System Requirements and Availability

Easy Video Recorder for Mac 1.5 supports Apple Mac OS X 10.5 or Later. It has a suggested retail price of $29.95. An academic license at $49.95 or a free trial version is also available. The trial version will add a red string watermark "video-recorder.net" on the recorded video.
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Can I use this without tivo service

Tue, 05/08/2012 - 16:01

I order a tivo from woot it is the TCD746320. I wonder can it be used without tivo service?

I ask this since I need a hdtv tuner for my projector. I have over the air tv and do not care about the rec or anything else like the guide. I just want to be able to use it as a tuner. I have roku for the other things.

If it can not that is cool I will give it to the junk man. lol

Network too fast for Tivo?

Tue, 05/08/2012 - 15:54
Ever since I got a new Dell PC, whenever a program is transferring to the Tivo, the picture is jerky and everything runs slow.

I had to downgrade the NIC card from 1GBs to 10MBs. The programs now transfer fine, albeit slowly and of course the network on the PC is now slower.

I thought I could change the network speed on the port the Tivo is connected to in my router, but according to D-Link, I cannot do that.

I also tried the 100MBs setting, but that still causes jerkyness on the Tivo (although it's better)

Is there anything else I can do?


DSR6000 stuck in sat guided setup

Tue, 05/08/2012 - 15:42
I have the stuck at 70% syndrome.

Read that doing a redo of the the sat guided set up
might help.

Up to now I had TiVo central and could watch
the programs I had recorded.

Now I can not get to it without completing the
Guided setup.

Pushing the TiVo button does not get me out.

Can anyone help this lost soul?
Box is a Phillips DSR

PS I posted this in another thread but
did not want to trample his thread further.

Philips SA Series 1 w/lifetime

Tue, 05/08/2012 - 14:40
I've got one of these units upgraded with a 250 gig drive I'd like to get rid of.
Comes with remote, manuals, and a new spare power supply. Lifetime sub.
Works great. $160 gets it on your doorstep in the lower 48.


When do the Tivo sound effects disappear?

Tue, 05/08/2012 - 13:12
I have noticed that certain channels that output digital sound (presumably Dolby Digital) cause my preamp to jump into a different mode (THX Ultra2) in which I can't hear the Tivo sound effects (bings and bongs). The sounds don't seem to come back until I get to a channel or screen that jumps back to the default mode (ProLogic IIX Movie Mode in my case).

I assume this is normal and unavoidable. I take it that the bings and bongs just aren't added into the digital feed? Anyway have a work around (not that it's a huge deal)?