2 pyTiVo Desktop Problems

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  1. hoosier_hoser

    hoosier_hoser New Member

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    I’m using pyTiVo Desktop 1.6.16 on 2 Windows 10 computers. I have 2 problems.

    • pyTiVo Desktop does not see a TiVo 2

    pyTiVo Desktop “sees” my TiVo 3, but is does not “see” my Tivo 2. If I drill down to Settings | TiVoToGo, the TiVo 2 does not appear in the TiVos list. There is no control within pyTiVo Desktop that would allow me to configure an unseen TiVo. KMTTG recognizes both my TiVo 3 and TiVo 2 units. This issue of recognizing my TiVo 2 occurs on both Windows 10 computers on which I have installed pyTivo Desktop.

    How can I get pyTiVo to recognize my TiVo 2?​
    • Tivo 3 and TiVo 2 see a phantom share
    I originally named my video share <name> Video. I then deleted this share and created a new share <name>_Video. Now both <name> Video and <name>_Video appear in the Now Playing list on my Tivo. Restarting pytivop Desktop and the TiVo unit have no effect the phantom share, <name> Video.

    What do I have to do to make this phantom share go away?
    Thanks in advance ...
     
  2. mattack

    mattack Well-Known Member

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    I don't use Windows, but this is the pytivo thread..
    pyTivo - Transcoding server

    at least that's for the pytivo UNIX version.. maybe there is another thread or you could ask there anyway..
     
  3. HerronScott

    HerronScott Well-Known Member

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    Dan's version seems to be usually covered here.

    Easier to use pyTivo

    Scott
     
  4. JoeKustra

    JoeKustra in the other Alabama TCF Club

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    You are correct. I was going to make suggestions, but I think the TiVo numbers aren't labels but the platform series.
     
  5. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator Staff Member TCF Club

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    Phantom share. Have you ever used the old version of pyTivo? You might want to reboot everything.
     

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