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Younger on TVLand

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 01:06
You would think with this show having a Showcase in TiVo it would be a breeze to record...but of course it's on a Viacom network, which means their listings (aka the impossible OnePass for The Daily Show which will never be resolved) are created by people who have no business making up TV listings.

When I set up the OnePass, it had the first two episodes airing on March 31 as new half-hours consecutively...which makes all the sense in the world. Now though, Viacom decided to re-send the listings out to make it an hour premiere in an hour timeslot with 101 and 102 in it. This of course makes the TiVo think the Thursday rerun is also new, but it's just repeats of 101 or 102.

Not hard to delete them, but Viacom really needs to learn how to use the (R) flag like everybody else.

iZombie pilot and 2nd ep on TNT Monday night 3/30/15

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 23:55
If, like me, you don't get the CW, you can catch the pilot episode Monday, 03/30/2015 at 10 PM Eastern on TNT and the second episode immediately afterwards at 11 PM.

The Blacklist: "The Longevity Initiative" 03/26/2015

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 23:48
So does anybody know how The Major got away from the Germans?

Did I blink and miss it?

And any clues who Sara Hastings is/was?

Empty "My Shows" Folder cannot be deleted

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 23:17
I set up a One Pass for the Late, Late Show. Probably accidentally included streamable episodes. After deleting the One Pass the folder remains at the top of "My Shows" taking up space. How do I delete the folder? There is no One Pass to delete. There is no Wishlist to delete. The folder just sits there and lists streamable episodes of the Late Late Show.

Losing wireless connecting during amazon playback

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:44
I've had a problem with my roamio losing it's wireless connection a couple times. Each time it happened while accessing netflix. Netflix will come up, usually slowly. I may or may not get into a show from the netflix menu. I try restarting my wireless router but that doesn't fix it. The only fix it a restart of the tivo.

Any idea what the problem is? I'm pretty sure my wireless setup is fine, as my other devices are still able to access the wireless network when the roamio can't.

Walking Dead / Talking Dead - 3/29 - Conquer

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:28
Pretty good finale. Morgan is back! But he looked so deflated after he met up with Rick again.

Download Manager not working

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:23
I noticed I haven't gotten any of my web downloads for the past week. When I go into Download Manger and chose a show, it does a quick transition like it's going to another screen, then immediately goes back to my list of shows. I can't dig deeper into each show.

Anyone else have this problem?

Tried a reset to no avail. Also a member of beta testing but I'm not sure what the latest version is.

Tivo Roamio Software version 20.4.6a.RC1-USA-6-848

Best 2TB for TiVo HD/Series3?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 19:40
I'm considering three different drives to upgrade TiVo HD/Series3 units to 2TB: WD20EURS, WD20EURX, and WD20EZRX

Amazon has all three for similar prices, any recommedation for which I should use? Does it actually matter which one I choose?

Also, I plan to use wdidle3 to disable Intellipower regardless of which one I choose.

Series 2 - TCD240040 - with Lifetime

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 19:15
I've got a TiVo Series 2 model TCD240040 on sale at eBay right now. It includes lifetime service, power cord, and TiVo remote.

I will contact TiVo and initiate the transfer of the lifetime service to the new buyer.

Starting price is $30 plus $20 shipping.


Series 2 - TCD240080 - with Lifetime

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 19:13
I've got a TiVo Series 2 model TCD240080 on sale at eBay right now. It includes lifetime service, power cord, TiVo remote, USB to ethernet adapter, and ethernet cable.

I will contact TiVo and initiate the transfer of the lifetime service to the new buyer.

Starting price is $40 plus $20 shipping.


Artifacts / "Hot" Signal

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 17:21
Hello fellow Tivo users. I have been a loyal customer since Series 2, and am experiencing an issue with my new Tivo Roamio (basic). When watching certain shows, I see what looks like MPEG artifacts or macroblocking, usually on dark colors.

For example, in the attached shot you can see Harvey's black jacket on the show Suits. On a friend's Tivo Premiere, the suit is smooth. On mine, it is blocky.

I e-mailed Tivo and they suggested attenuating the signal, so I now have a 9db attenator and a 6db attenuator on the line. The problem did not improve at all.

Does anyone else have any thoughts on what could be causing this issue?

I know there were some older posts where FiOS users (I am on Optimum) with hot signals saw "pixelation", but I am not sure if these are the types of issues they were seeing, since I would consider this more as blockiness than pixelation.
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Stream and Airport Time Capsule Problem

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 15:26
I have the TiVo Roamio that does not stream so I bought a Stream. I had the Roamio connected to an Ethernet switch which is subtended from my Airport TC (because the TC only has 3 usable Ethernet ports). I could not set up streaming between the two boxes and figured they might have to be directly connected to the router as shown in the installation diagram. I had to move my computer and IP phone to the switch and then plugged the Roamio and Stream to the TC. They still did not work. Called customer support (4 separate calls) and tried too many things to go into here from the various customer support suggestions, including resetting my Media Access Key. Still didn't work. I was also told that I need to connect the boxes to the router and not the switch (which I had guessed from the instructions but it makes no sense to me, the switch should let everything pass through as a bridge).

The tier 3 support guy said it must be some bad setting in my Airport blocking traffic between the Roamio and Stream and it was an Apple problem. I was skeptical but bought a cheap router from Target and the two boxes recognized each other and worked. Well my TC cost me some $300 and I wasn't about to trash it, so I reset it back to factory settings with the assumption that the support guy was right and somehow I had put some LAN port isolation or blocking. After factory reset, still no luck.

In frustration, I took the Roamio and Stream off of the TC and plugged them into the switch (just like I had done before) and all of a sudden, they work!

I was able to download a TV show to my iPad and all was good. That was yesterday. Today I was streaming a show while at the health club and the stream stopped and the TiVo could no longer get streaming working and I got the same error messages as before.

I got home and unplugged the stream and rebooted and it still didn't work. Then I unplugged the Roamio and Stream, plugged Roamio back in and come fully up and then plugged in the Stream and it was working again.....for now.

I assume that sometime it will stop working and I will need to unplug and plug. Anyone understand what might be going on here?


12 Monkeys - 3/27/15 "Shonin"

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 14:04
Talk about information overload. There was a lot of backstory info in this episode. It pretty much explained everything, except why the 12 Monkeys want to release the virus and who that woman and her father are and how the woman knew about Ramses. I'm assuming that will be explained by the end of the season.

I liked it, though it kept bugging me how no one aged in 28 years. Everyone looks the same in every time (except Goines).

Data Usage

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 13:54
I am curious if anyone can tell me how much data, on average, the TiVo Roamio uses daily to update services?

Sound no picture

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 11:38
I searched the forum and found plently of folks with HDMI issues but found nothing like mine.

I have a 14 month old Romio plus with a mini and a Cox tuning adapter. Every now and then, I lose the picture when changing channels or accessing a saved program. TV is on, sound fine but no picture. Only thing that works is to re-boot the Romio. Re-booting the tuning adapter does not help. Re-booting the TV does not help.

Any ideas?

Why must we always be surprised when a release comes out?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 05:39
really i think it is about time that Tivo has a place to go for the customers (who pay dearly for their boxes and service) to see what is in store for them in the next release. their attitude on this has never been good.

Tivo HD 2TB with WinMFS?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 00:18
I've seen conflicting posts so I'll ask here.. does upgrading to a 2TB for a Tivo HD work with WinMFS or does it require "special" tools?

I know in the past it was not particularly easy to upgrade past 1TB, which is why a lot of people bought drives of eBay, but has this changed? Is upgrading a TiVo HD with 2TB the same as 1TB using WinMFS?

Amazon Instant Video Parental Control Pin is not hidden!

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 23:22
I have parental controls configured on my Amazon videos so that you are required to enter my Amazon Instant Video PIN before you can watch shows rated Teen or Mature. When you go to watch one of these restricted shows in the Amazon Instant Video App you're prompted to enter your Amazon Instant Video PIN.

As you enter your pin the digits you enter aren't shown in the big "digit entry" fields. Instead only dots are entered. This done to mask your pin so that anyone who is watching your TV won't see your pin. So far, so good.

The problem is that for each digit you enter the on screen numeric keypad highlights each digit as you enter it, effectively making the dot masking worthless. I.e. they hide your pin in the upper part of the screen while at the same time showing your pin in the bottom part of the screen!

I have a Roamio basic, but I assume this feature applies to all Roamios.

Show will not go away from my shows list

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 23:04
I have Wicked Tuna setup as a OnePass and there are no shows recorded. I have tried to delete the folder and the OnePass and this will not go away.

Anyone else having this issue? Notice the 12/31 date...

Don't require android app to login on home hetwork

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 20:34
If I am on my home network, surely the android app could just ask the local TiVo if it has a valid active account and avoid going through the time consuming login to the TiVo servers, which lately appear to be run on an old 486 with a dial-up connection :-(.


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