my tivo just got the spring update this morning and now it's reporting a lineup change and downloads the new channel info and loads and then repeats that the lineup changed and doesn't go to live tv.
never mind server must have errored
I've used pyTvo before, and I know the encoding takes some time, but I was trying to transfer an .MKV last night and it took 4:30 hours to transfer 1:05 minutes of footage on an 8 gig file.
However, a couple of days before that I transferred a 6 gig file (2 hours), and it only took 3 hours to process the entire thing. That's 2 gigs smaller obviously, but it shouldn't take 8 hours to complete a 8 gig movie right?
I have a great cpu (i7 920 clocked at 3.5 ghz) and it's only 10% loaded. And I have a decent router as well. My network meter says I'm uploading just about 800K. Could that be my bog down? any other thoughts?
Begins tomorrow morning 5/27 at 5am ET on ESPN2.
The TiVo has been showing this screen, "Seek time vs Distance on /dev/hda, Test Passed," for over an hour now with no changes to the screen. The test (This was the overnight test) has been ongoing for more than 12 hours now and for the first couple hours, when I checked, things were happening. I was asleep for the last 2/3s of the test.
And what are all the green dots anyway, just a graph to look at as it continually adds green dots? (It's not doing anything now).
Thank you for helping.
Hi - just got my Premiere XL4 up and running with Xfinity OD here in the SF Bay Area. Looking for the threads that I am sure must exist with people discussing features/usability etc. but I can't find them. A search on "Xfinity On Demand" just brings up a few threads. what am I missing? this must have been discussed to death over the last month - thanks!
The show American Colony is about a small group of Hutterites. Since I had only heard of the Hutterites when reading European history, this intrigued me. It is hard to find because thefutoncritic calls it Meet the Hutterites. It can be found under the title American Colony on your Tivo. It looks like a short (four episodes) realty series. It starts Tuesday, May 29th, 2012.
The announcement "New TiVoCommunity Homepage Arriving Soon" cannot be viewed when I am logged in. If I log out I can view it.
When logged in I get:
$bbuserinfo[username], you do not have permission to access this page. This could be due to one of several reasons:
Is your account awaiting activation? If you did not receive the activation e-mail after you registered, or changed your e-mail address, please CLICK HERE to request it to be resent to you. (Check your SPAM filters.)
Your e-mail address is not correct, or not valid, and you need to change it. Please CLICK HERE to enter into the USER CP area and update your e-mail address. (We suspend the account if so much e-mail bounces back. Spam filters? Old Address? ISP Blocking AVS Mail?)
Your user account may not have sufficient privileges to access this page. Are you trying to edit someone else's post, access administrative features or some other privileged system?
The administrator may have disabled your account for abuse.
I am looking to purchase a new NAS device for streaming HD content via streambaby to Tivo?
How do I evaluate various NAS devices (other than capacity) to determine the best model for me?
I have a Tivo Premiere on wired network with DIR-655 router.
If you can provide any suggestions/advice, please let me know.
Aired 5/25 in Canada, 5/27 in USA
The most noteworthy scene was the ending with the party. It reminded me of Ally McBeal, another David E Kelley show, especially with Lisa Nicole Carson who played "Renee" on Ally. David E Kelley seems to love recycling actors.
I could even imagine Vonda Shepard singing "Take Me Home"
A shame the show has been canceled just as it started to find its identity.
I had to go to another Firewall since nod32 stopping checking my emails for Spam / Viruses. I chose VIPRE.
I noticed that my AutoTransfers stopped working and I could not long see the server in the Now Playing.
I was able to finally access the TiVos (Series2 and Series3) and download the programs. But that was about it.
When I open TiVo Desktop (I believe I have 2.8 version) - when I put my mouse over the TiVo Desktop, I get a rotating circle. This was happening the other day as well - but I just left the mouse over the TiVo Desktop and it finally allowed me to pick recordings. I was able to download everything.
However, when I go to the Services tab in the TiVo Desktop (and after I can finally choose this menu), I receive an error:
The specified service does not exist as an installed service.
In my services, I have TiVo Beacon listed, but nothing else. VIPRE software is running in Learning mode.
It will allow me to add ports but it also wants the name of the application (which I do not know) for these ports.
I did add C:\Program Files\TiVo\Desktop as an always allowed path.
I don't know if other services should be running - can you advise?
I have not figured out exactly how to creat a new service just yet.. I have been reading a lot of articles but they seem to just apply to servers, etc. I am using Windows 7 Ultimate (I can ask this question on another board and post that here when I get an answer).
I am looking to replace hard drive in my TCD663160.
What is the recommendation for Western Digital Drive currently?
Can I install 2GB drive or should I stick with 1GB drive?
What is a good link to walk through the upgrade process?
I watch very few series in "real time", as they're broadcast week-to-week. Instead I prefer to wait until the season ends, then watch the whole season over the course of a few weeks. I enjoy the freedom of being able to watch at my leisure. I don't have to wait until next week if a particular episode intrigues me as to how such-and-such is going to play out in the next ep. There's also better continuity to the story overall when the whole season is compressed into a few weeks rather than months and months (often with breaks lasting for weeks).
Recently I've watched the latest seasons of Justified and Southland and I'm looking forward in the next few months to watching 30 Rock, The Killing, Game of Thrones, and Grey's Anatomy.
Anyone else prefer watching their fav series this way?
My home network is Powerline based:
Xfinity Cable Internet (up to 40 Mbps)
Netgear 200 Mbps Powerline AV with four adapters
Two 4-port switches (office & family room)
4-port Asus Wireless N router
~20 internet devices including Tivos, Slingplayer, Vulkano, several multimedia devices, game console, Skype phones, cameras, desktop, laptops, printers, tablets and smartphones
Although my Powerline works well (~ 25Mb/s down & 6.5Mb/s up), I thinking about turning my desktop into a real server and optimize the throughput by upgrading to a 500 Mbps Powerline system, wait for a 1Gbps one, or scrap it for another similarly low-cost option. I don't foresee running Ethernet.
Please vote and describe your configuration in a post (e.g. DSL, Cable, Wireless Broadband). I'd like to learn from what others have done.
(If there is an existing poll on this topic, please let me know -- a search didn't yield anything close in the last 5 years.)
Pioneer TiVo Series 2
When watch a recorded show the picture will freeze for a few seconds while the audio continues and then the picture starts moving again. Sometimes there is a cliche in the audio.
Also get occasionial pixilations.
I had the hard drive replaced recently so I don't think it is that.
Any idea what might be causing it?
Just saw the tivo premiere xl4 elite on sale for memorial day weekend at amazon for $349.00at amazon com the seller is electronics expo!:D
Seems like cost of blu ray media & increased speed of blu ray recorders vs cost per gb of a set of 2tb+ hard drives is making blu ray more attractive. At least, to me, so far. Rough calculations: say $120 x 2 = $240 for 1TB backed up = 100 hd movies. 100 hd movies on blu ray = $100 or possibly $50 if want to put 2 movies on 1 disc (which I probably wouldn't do). Still $240 vs $100.
Personally I'm wary of running a large array of hard drives on some sort of server. Expensive, not green and subject to failures. I understand raid, etc, but it's about the cost and maintenance of all that vs $1 for a blank blu ray to carry 1 or maybe 2 tivo hd movies.
Of course there is the hassle of burning blu rays. I suppose if cost were no object and I didn't feel guilty about all that electricity I'd go with some enormous and costly raid solution.
My 2 new to me tivo's are both stuck in guided setup when downloading data.
So I see this show is now moving from TLC to Discovery. The first season was great. The second season was awful. I am curious what happens to this show in the 3rd season.
Not sure if it's the spring update but Tivo was downloading for 1 ½ hrs then it said download was interrupted, so I manually connected to Tivo service and again about 1 hr and it said download was interrupted. Question how big is this download? And why does it keep saying download was interrupted? I know it's not my connection my Tivo is hardwired and my speed results are as follows
Download Speed: 21.74 Mbps (2.72 MB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 3.22 Mbps (0.4 MB/sec transfer rate)
Latency: 27 ms
Friday, May 25, 2012 1:10:52 PM
Thanks for all replies
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