I've read the threads but haven't quite seen an issue the same as mine. Since the last upgrade - which could just be a coincidence - I am intermittently having issues where, while playback of a recording, my screen will freeze from anywhere from 2-3 seconds to 10-15 seconds. Sometimes it then continues on, sometimes it goes black and after a few seconds picks back up, sometimes I have dissolves. When it is in "freeze" I can't do anything. If it freezes while in fast forward, same thing, it seems to freeze up for X seconds and then continues on. Also, I seem to be having the "hold" issue on live TV where if I pause it locks up and acts the same as a recorded program. The only difference is that if I'm in fast forward on a held program - skipping through a commercial or in this case, the slow part of a baseball game, once it unfreezes it dumps be back to live TV, blasting over whatever I missed. I finally polished off the movies I've had recorded for months and last night did a "clear and delete" thinking that maybe it was a bad hard drive sector or something that was causing the issues. It's been off and on the past few weeks, not that bad but irritating. Sometimes it happens, sometimes not. Sometimes when recording two programs simultaneously, sometimes just one, sometimes not recording at all just live TV held up for 10-15 minutes.