Drive Failure In My Premiere

Discussion in 'TiVo Premiere DVRs' started by KungFuCow, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. KungFuCow

    KungFuCow Thread Killer

    May 6, 2004


    Looks like the drive in my Premiere has bit the dust and I dont have a recovery image. Not sure if this belongs in the underground or not but I wanted to see if there is software like InstantCake for the Premiere where I can load an image without a working drive. Anyone got any advice for me?
  2. scandia101

    scandia101 Just the facts ma'am

    Oct 20, 2007
    MN, greater...
    Yes, check the underground forum.
  3. lessd

    lessd Well-Known Member

    Jan 23, 2005
    Unfortunately you will have to purchase a TiVo formatted drive from E-Bay or Weeknees as no file exists for the Premiere at this time. Or you could purchase a new TP from Amazon for under $85 and just move the drive from the new one to your TP and have extra stuff like a remote etc. You could copy the drive to another 1Tb or 2Tb drive and have more storage space and a working drive on the shelf for future use if needed.

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