For Those of Us Without 6.3.....

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  1. Oct 5, 2006 #81 of 266
    hpfeifer

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    Per customer support reply e-mail to my question on the software release slip. I had received the 10/4 message in the DVR message folder. Must have missed the obvious HR20-700 release information note in the message. Just to waste my time anybody have the original message left to tell me what it actually stated?
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    Thanks for asking about software upgrade. The receiver model which was scheduled for upgrade on 10/4/2006 is DIRECTV HR20-700. When I reviewed your account, I found that you have an HR10-250 receiver. Some HR10-250 receivers got its upgrade on September 26, 2006, and most of the receivers will be upgraded on October 19, 2006. This will occur approximately at 2 AM local time (after TiVo daily call).

    I'm sorry for any delay in upgrading your DIRECTV System. If you have additional questions, please call 1-800-531-5000 and select the option for technical assistance.

    Sincerely,
     
  2. Oct 5, 2006 #82 of 266
    chris_h

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    I had 6.3 (don't hate me!) and the folders and speed were nice, but the audio dropouts on DD were very frustrating. When that unit had a hardware failure, the replacement has 3.1.5f. My phone line is unplugged. No DD audio dropouts since I got the unit. My thoughts are "I like reliable audio more than folders and speed."

    [ducks and runs out of room]
     
  3. Oct 5, 2006 #83 of 266
    mx6bfast

    mx6bfast Cake or Death

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  4. Oct 5, 2006 #84 of 266
    mikeny

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    Still 3.1.5folderless :mad:
     
  5. Oct 5, 2006 #85 of 266
    finaldiet

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    Question? When I dial in, I get bad modem connection or can't make a connection. Everything is ok with phone line.
     
  6. Oct 5, 2006 #86 of 266
    jelly_bean

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    Keep trying Finaldiet. I had to make several attempts today.. Maybe an issue on their end
     
  7. Oct 5, 2006 #87 of 266
    gpejsa

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    Count me in the group w/o the upgrade....Zip = 20646; state of oblivion..i mean Maryland.

    Xblive Tag= Huskerfan
     
  8. Oct 5, 2006 #88 of 266
    8297537

    8297537 My pals call me 41

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    No love in 207** as of this morning but it shouldn't be much longer now because I've developed a few 'forced call rituals' in my quest for 6.3a:

    • On weekdays, I make 2 calls per day. The 1st call before 8AM, the 2nd call after 10PM.
    • On Tuesdays and Fridays, I follow the 2nd call with a 3rd call *IF* (and only if) the 2nd calls data download lasts for more than 43 seconds.
    • On Saturdays I add a 3rd call between 2:45 and 1:15 PM.
    • On Sundays I use a 'modified, two call, weekday schedule' where I reboot the machine at 6PM.

    I am fairly certain that this highly refined routine will result in a Pending Restart within the next week or so...In any event, I won't be changing my socks (or underwear) until I get Folders. :eek:
     
  9. Oct 5, 2006 #89 of 266
    dturturro

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    Early adopter here (even have my certificate from Value Electronics to prove it!) got the e-mail message Wednesday September 28th and still nothing! Zip-11756
     
  10. Oct 5, 2006 #90 of 266
    Cody21

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    One of the earlier HR10-250's here ... Still no 6.3a .... I check and force the call daily ... D* is on my "list" after this latest fiasco... The unit is horribly slow. I get weekly "Welcome - Powering Up" problems. Often get pixellation even though I have a solid 94 signal strength.

    After 11 years with D* (and with the impending "LEASE" of the HR20-250), Cable is looking better all the time. The monthly cost would be the same at this point.

    D* just treats old-time and existing customers like crap ... When's the last time we even got a free PPV movie couple? They take take take take take. Sounds like Cable took over D*.
     
  11. Oct 5, 2006 #91 of 266
    Cody21

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    You got an EMAIL ??? I sure didn't ....



     
  12. Oct 5, 2006 #92 of 266
    dturturro

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    On the receiver, not a PC baced message.
     
  13. Oct 5, 2006 #93 of 266
    EMoMoney

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    Are you reading any of the threads regarding problems specifically with the aiduo droputs? Why would you want 6.3 right now? You want folders and faster guide over 10 second audio dropouts?
     
  14. Oct 5, 2006 #94 of 266
    kdonnel

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    Nothing for either of my units in 305XX.
     
  15. Oct 5, 2006 #95 of 266
    Anubys

    Anubys All About Footwork

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    like I said before, I have 3 units and none have received the update...but I gave up on forcing the daily call...

    I force a call when I'm watching something and think about it (you can change menus and the call will continue)...otherwise, it will happen when it happens...

    I'm anxious about one unit in particular because I've had to do a C&D twice on it...so I'm hoping the new upgrade will fix it (and give me back my logos!)...
     
  16. Oct 5, 2006 #96 of 266
    finaldiet

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    60452-No update. Wonder why they didn't have folders on HR10 when my R-10 has them.
     
  17. Oct 5, 2006 #97 of 266
    annenoe

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    Has there been any announcement as to when the rollout will be completed? Don't want to worry until the deadline passes.
     
  18. Oct 5, 2006 #98 of 266
    charlie_eberly

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    3 HR10-250's here. Not a single one has updated yet. I try and force one call a day on each of them but have grown bored. At his point I'll think I'll just wait for it the natural way. While I want folders and faster guide/menu speed I suspect after this much anticipation it will be very anti-climatic.
     
  19. Oct 5, 2006 #99 of 266
    Regina

    Regina I've got Jewbs!

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    I have 2 HR10-250s (One was in the first batch to come out, the $1000 batch, not from VE, but from CC, and one was $500), and both have gotten the on-screen message, 2 days apart, but no 6.3/6.3a on either. :(
    As I said before in another thread--every time I call D* they thank me for being an A-number one customer (probably because I have my bill auto-deducted from my checking account, so my payment is never late! ;) ) and so I should get the upgrade first, right??? Or last --after they work the bugs out??? :D
    Zip code 46250 -- and our local cable SUCKS so we have LOTS of D* around here. I just wonder if some of my neighbors have gotten the upgrade. :(
    p.s. and I am as OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder) as they come...I was forcing 10, 20, 30, up to 50 calls a day...but I am trying to just let it go and happen naturally. It's hard, but I am taking it one day at a time.
     
  20. Oct 5, 2006 #100 of 266
    tazzmission

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    Just let it happen on it's own. I did that and I have the update on one of my 2 HR10-250's.
     

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