Cracking my DVR Expander case

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  1. ThAbtO

    ThAbtO TiVoholic by the bay TCF Club

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    I had the need to crack open the Tivo My DVR Expander case and wanted the approach of not destroying it.
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    After ripping out the rubber surrounding the edges.....
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    I used paper clips to help depress the 2 flanges in the front, while I slid the back out.
     

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  2. ThAbtO

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  3. ThAbtO

    ThAbtO TiVoholic by the bay TCF Club

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    I tried to re-purpose the drive for use with my PC but after initializing, the format failed to complete.

    This DVR Expander was attached to my Tivo HD for about 3 yrs before it started to fail. I had to remove and upgrade the THD to 1TB.
     
  4. Soapm

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    I guess the drive really was bad which explains why it wouldn't take a format.

    3 years is good but I would hate to lose all those recordings... Sorry about that.
     
  5. ThAbtO

    ThAbtO TiVoholic by the bay TCF Club

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    I upgraded the THD months ago and put the expander in the closet since. I was hoping I can use the drive on my PC because I now have a SATA removable drive bay installed for instant HD installs without having to open the PC covers.
     

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