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Fix The Website

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 05/18/2013 - 11:35
tivo.com/activate doesn't work for new subscribers and hasn't for over a week now.

I got a Tivo last week and since then.the above link hasn't worked -and that was confirmed by a forum member.

I would suggest :

-Be able to activate and deactivate online!

TiVo Premiere not recording audio

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 05/18/2013 - 11:30
I'm going to ask this question here since calling Tivo customer service goes nowhere.

I have a TiVo Premiere and for the past few months I have encountered a unique (?) problem. Occasionally (once-a-month or so) I go play a show that I have recorded and there is no sound/audio. The show is there, fully recorded but there is no sound. Playing the show again, there is still no sound. A show that I recorded at the same time will have sound. This problem is not specific to any time, show, network, etc. It is quite random.

At first I just assumed that there was a problem from the broadcasting station but quickly found out that is not it because my Tivo Series 2 records some of the same shows and the audio is fine. And on Wednesday I encountered the problem "live". My girlfriend started to watch "Law & Order: SVU" and there was no sound. I stopped the recording and there was still no sound. I hit "swap" on the remote to change the tuner and then returned with another "swap" and the sound was working fine.

I assume this is some random internal issue with Tivo. Does this happen to anyone else? Can this be fixed?

THR22- Software update fixes S-P-S-3-0-S.

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 05/18/2013 - 09:28
The new software update for the THR-22 has a nice surprise

The 30-second SKIP option now works: S-P-S-3-0-S.

Game of Thrones - Are fans enjoying this season? (no spoilers)

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 05/18/2013 - 06:28
Are GOT fans enjoying this season? I'm asking because I am SO far behind on the episodes (have watched through "Walk of Punishment" which had a big "Jamie" ending). I haven't read the threads past that episode because I avoid spoilers.

So far, I've been a bit "meh" on the episodes, because half the time they're talking about people whose names I don't recognize, and partway into the ep I start feeling a bit lost. By the end of each episode (so far), I've been pulled back in, but it's been a chore to get there.

Is it worth trying to catch up on the 4 unseen (tomorrow will make it 5) episodes?

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Kmttg - broken?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 05/18/2013 - 01:14
I have, for the past 6 months, been trying to get kmttg to work as a service on my computer. Now, I have built another computer, and I get the exact same error messages and problems on the new machine (ruling out all hardware causes for my problems). Finally, after finding a tip on an obscure blog, I've messed with the Javaw.exe file, and am making some progress, but now all I can get is a "Status=start_pending".
It never starts.

I've run everything as an administrator, I've added shows to the transfers list (I know you need at least one), I've run the files from their folder locations rather than from the GUI.... and yet it doesn't work.

All I want to do is have auto transfers work, and be able to see my PC from my Tivo menu to pull shows when needed.

The amount of hoops I've been having to jump through has made me wonder whether or not kmttg is actually being used by anyone, or if it's abandon-ware and I'm wasting my time. Because to me, it seems like it's totally and completely broken - more than any software I've ever encountered.
So - it is even possible to get it to work? It seems no....

I'm using Windows 8.

Controlling 2 devices on my slide remote?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 23:27
Good afternoon everyone.

I'm at a loss here. I recently bought a Vizio soundbar to hold me over for 6 months to a year until I get a new place and upgrade to a full stereo system. I've had some luck and was able to program my slide so when I hit power, both devices come on, and when I use the volume buttons, it only adjusts my soundbar. Great right?

The problem I've been running into is that if my TV or soundbar don't come on, I have to then get up or grab the other remote to turn the device on/off. 1st world problem I know.

But I was reading and the Tivo website says I should be able to control multiple devices, or program them by pressing the number 1 or 2 button function on my remote. However, I can't figure out for the life of me how this works It doesn't seem to work, or it doesn't even explain how to control multiple devices. Any help or suggestions?

See bottom section for learning up to 3 devices.

http://support.tivo.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/278

channel programming doesn't match:(

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 22:55
Hi Everybody.

I live in Coral Springs, FL, and we have the worst cable company in the world. last year, we bought two Tivo Premieres for $99 each and the life-time buyout fee of $399 per machine. I love the Tivo interface, and the ability to share recordinsg across the network.

Recently, our cable company ditched its analog channels permanently. all channels are digital now. We don't have a cable card nor use the cable provider's decoder box, we just buy the basic cable package plus extended channels, for a total of about 99 channels( the lower 99).

we dont get any pay channels, but are fine with that.

one of the major problems with the changeover, was that the Tivo program guide doesn't match any of the new channels, even after running all updates and re-scanning all the channels. its been two months now, and still no correction. The channels are the "same" in the sense that lets say that channel 19 is the CW network, but channel 19 doesn't have any content on it, Channel 19-1 and 19-2 have the content( one is SD and the other is HD ). This renders the program guide useless, because it will record the blank channel, and not the -1 or -2 subchannel that has has the actual content.

Does anybody have a possible solution for this conundrum?

Thanks in advance for your help.

Will another Tivo remote work on my Tivo

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 22:23
Will a Tivo remote my daughter bought work on our Tivo?

Returning 2012-2013 Shows, Cancelled Shows, 2013-2014 Previews

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 19:53
The other night, while playing around with our new Premiere 4, I found a screen which showed me three options:
  • Cancelled 2012-2013 Shows
  • Returning Shows
  • 2013-2014 Previews
I thought it was a pretty great feature and I got to watch the "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D" preview which was fun.

I have two questions:

1) When I was done watching the S.H.I.E.L.D video, I wanted to get back to the list of 2013-2014 Previews, but I couldn't figure out how to get back. It looked like I was now in the YouTube app. How should I have returned to the list of Previews?

2) Since I didn't know how to get back one level in the menus, I pushed the TiVo button and I haven't been able to find my way back to this listing of shows. :o Can anyone tell me how to return to this feature so I can watch more previews?

Thank you very much for any help!

Amazon movies not full screen

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 18:58
I used to be able to download movies from Amazon and watch on my Series 3 without a problem. For the last few months, however, the movies play in kind of a "letterbox" format. Instead of filling up the whole screen, there is a wide black stripe at the top and bottom of the screen. Amazon tech support wasn't helpful. Anyone have any idea what is happening? Many thanks.

Oh crap, I need a new receiver!

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 18:07
I could use some input here as the array of choices is a little overwhelming, and I have a few specific features I'm looking for.

So my media room TiVo Premiere has been connected (along with the rest of my A/V gear) to a Denon receiver for about 5 years and it's been great. Unfortunately it just died... so it's time for a new one.

There are a ton of good looking options, but when I dig into the details, there are some issues I'm finding I need to be aware of. Here are the features I specifically want to make sure I have covered, in no particular order:

1. Upscaling to 1080p of analog sources, *including the Nintendo wii over component*

2. Network connectivity for playing music from our media library. I don't much care about wifi, hardwire is fine.

3. Minimum 4 HDMI inputs and one output, more would be great.

4. Minimum 2 Component inputs (which should output over the HDMI)

5. Support for TrueHD audio & DTS, etc.

6. 7.1 speaker support

7. Under $400 budget

Obviously it should play nicely with a TiVo Premiere, but also with PS3, Wii, and XBox360 (both HDMI and Component - I have two).

All input appreciated!! :)

Can not get auto push to work

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 17:35
I am trying to get auto push to work. I got it set up but I get a

java lang null pointer exception error.
at java util arrays$arraylist<init>(unknown source)
at java util arrays aslist (unknown source)
at net java auto_push main.file.getfilelistingNoSort(file java 83)
at net java auto_push main.file.getfilelistingNoSort(file java 89)
at net java auto_push main.file.getallfiles(file. java:63)
at net java auto_push main.auto-push. main_push.one_loop(auto_push.java:172)
at net java'gui.monitor$1autothreadrun(monitor.java:42)
at java. thread.run(unknown source)
Edited to add this

error: can not run program "c\pytivo\bin\ffmpeg.exe"creatprocess eroor=2, The system cannot find the file specified

Tim Conway

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 16:59
Just watched Mike and Molly (recital) saw what I thought was Tim Conway but was such a small part and no mention of him guesting wasn't sure looked on tv.com it was. I don't watch commercials were there any saying he would be on? Is odd such a small part for him.

Reaper - Reunion episode airs 5/28 on Fear

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 16:31
Reaper is going to rerun from episode one on Fear. It looks like to kick things off they are doing a reunion episode.

http://tvlistings.zap2it.com/tv/reap...806?aid=zap2it

The entire series is supposed to air starting 6/4 on Fear.

MoCa question

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 16:02
How much do you all know about MoCa? My question is not really related to the moca functionality built into the tivo, but moca in general. The tivo is in my bedroom and my router is in the living room. I have no ethernet connection in the bedroom and am currently using powerline ethernet. It does OK most of the time but occasionally do get some hiccups when streaming due to the fact my building is really old and the electrical cable is not in real good shape. I was looking towards going wireless and was doing some reading and saw where it was mentioned that moca often times is a much better(and very overlooked) solution to both wireless and powerline. So I'm looking at moca for my internet connection to my tivo. So here's the question..... The coax cable going to my living room thats hooked to the cable modem and router is a single cable going all the way back to the apt buildings tap. The coax cable in the bedroom is also one single cable going directly back to the tap. If I put two moca adapters on these cables will they work considering they have to go thru the tap? Does the tap not affect the operation? I'm guessing not since I'm pretty sure the tap is just a simple hub for splitting up the trunk cable into different outputs but I thought I would make sure. Thanks!

XL4 does not show Diagnostic info.

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 15:59
We have seen the issue where the Series 3 Diagnostic screen can provide NO info, but hangs to a point of needing to pull the plug. However, I would have thought that the Premiere 4 and XL4 that I just got would not have that issue.

Well, the P4 is OK for now, but I just tried this on my XL4 and I get NO DATA. The Diagnostic screen does come up, but has no data. It has worked before. The one thing I do notice is that I can hit the left arrow and it comes back without pulling the plug, but I wonder if anyone else has seen this.

OH, this XL4 has not gotten the just released software yet, only my P4 has it

S3 OLED with lifetime, needs power supply

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 14:28
I have a S3 OLED unit with lifetime. Before I put it out of commission it was having trouble with CableCARD slot #2. Anything recorded from a premium channel on that card would be pixelated or partial. I tried swapping the two cards and re-pairing them but still effected slot #2. Looking around on here, and looking at the capacitors on the power supply, I'm pretty sure the cause is a bad power supply. I don't have the time or inclination to try and fix it so I just bought a new Premiere. Anyone here interested in taking it as-is for $200 + shipping?

I have the original box, manual and power cord. No remote or HDMI cable. If you're interested send me a PM.

Look who’s up early for breakfast TV

TiVo Blog - Fri, 05/17/2013 - 13:35
TiVo Research and Analytics profiles the viewers of broadcast morning shows using purchaser data and advanced demographics. In the relentless battle amongst national broadcasters to attract more and more eyeballs for their morning day-part programs, gross ratings points based on age/gender have been the traditional indicator for win or loss. TiVo Research and Analytics, Inc. (TRA) has taken a different approach to looking at performance. Not all ratings are created equal, and each network and program performs differently depending on the audience that is intended to be reached. So, who’s Continue Reading

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