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Old 10-23-2013, 10:20 AM   #31
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I guess I shouldn't generalize but from what I have seen the manufacturer specific tools hide many of the features they decide aren't necessary for the normal end user where as GSmartControl shows you everything that is supported by the drive.
It's also much more convenient to run a tool straight from your OS rather than restarting into a custom bootable image, then back into your regular OS again.

On top of that SATA requires the support of hot plugging, so you could in fact connect the TivoHD drive to the computer without the need to shut down at all
GSmartControl is also available on PartedMagic, which is available as an .iso or as part of the UBCD .iso

Or at least it has been in the past, I haven't seen the very latest versions of either.
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Old 07-25-2014, 01:59 PM   #32
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Clean out the hardrive

Hi,
Erase everything and start over. My 8 year old 20 hour TIVO HD was freezing and rebooting. Just go into the settings and erase everything. It has been working fine for the last 4 months. Good Luck !
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