i want my tivo back

Discussion in 'TiVo Help Center' started by melissa12345, Sep 9, 2007.

  1. melissa12345

    melissa12345 New Member

    Sep 9, 2007



    I had tivo with direct tv for about 3 years my tivo stopped working so my tv guy talked me into dish network,,he said its better then tivo,,well i believe him and bought into it...BAD mistake,,,my husband and I hate it,,its not easy to record or even all the channel line up is so different...

    i sign a contact with dish for 12 months,,,
    i would like to know if there is anyway that i can buy a new tivo box and live with my dish network!!!

  2. JimSpence

    JimSpence Just hangin'

    Sep 19, 2001
    Binghamton, NY
    Standalone TiVos will work with Dish Network receivers. The Dish lineup will remain the same, obviously.
  3. CrashHD

    CrashHD I am the me.

    Nov 10, 2006
    MO, USA
    if dish has a grace period in which you can cancel your contract, do so.

    The most common problems with DirecTV tivos are not difficult to fix, but if you do not want to do so yourself, you can have it done here http://www.ccscorporation.net/terms.htm for $100. Alternatively, you can buy refurbed direcTV Tivos from weaknees, and you can find used ones on ebay. DTV is not going to help you with this. You will have to fend for yourself.
  4. tootal2

    tootal2 Active Member

    Oct 14, 2005
    You could get a tivo hd now and use it to record ota hdtv with a antenna. It looks better then sat. and cable. I record about half my shows with a antenna now.
  5. melissa12345

    melissa12345 New Member

    Sep 9, 2007


    well i just found out it not a 12 month contract its a 18 months,,,
    i really dont like the dish line up .

    i guess i will have to live with this for another16 months!!!!

    so if the dish hd dvr line is the same why would i buy another tivo???

  6. steve614

    steve614 what ru lookin at?

    May 1, 2006
    Dallas, TX
    From what I've heard/read, there is NO WAY any other DVR is like a Tivo. :cool:
  7. melissa12345

    melissa12345 New Member

    Sep 9, 2007
    yes i agreed
    so 16 month from now i will buy another tivo,,,not sure about what company i will sign up for cable or satelite,but i will get tivo back.

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