I started a new tread because the last one was in 2008!
After a 2 second power surge my Tivo was then stuck
"Welcome, Powering Up" screen for over 1/2 hour.
This is how I fixed the problem. WARNING - be sure you follow these steps or you will end up reformatting
(1) Unplug the TIVO power cord
WARNING - be sure you perform step (1) before going to step (2) or you will end up reformatting
(2) On the right side front of the TIVO is the 'Format' button
Hold the button in for about 30 seconds
(3) Let go of the button and plug the TIVO power cord back in
These steps drained the power from my TIVO
After a few minutes I was back watching my