Series 2 Locks up when booting following latest service update

Discussion in 'TiVo Help Center' started by jhsmith, Oct 13, 2007.

  1. jhsmith

    jhsmith New Member

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    During the latest service update (10-12-2007), my Tivo series 2 locked up on the update screen. After waiting overnight, I power cycled it to try to re-boot it. It continues to lock up in the "Just a few minutes more" screen.

    Has anyone else had a problem with this service update?
     
  2. dwit

    dwit Active Member

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  3. winsleuth

    winsleuth New Member

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    happened t0 my 80 hour & they admit problems but want me to for over $150
    itsdaveh@comcast.net

    calling them back right now raising hell, any one else?
     
  4. jhsmith

    jhsmith New Member

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    Thanks for the reply. Mine finally fixed itself after multiple power cycles and much patience.

    Sounds like a Tivo upgrade problem not a disk problem. See the thread referenced in the 2nd post above.
     
  5. renkablue

    renkablue New Member

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    My Series 2 locks up now (I have the new 9.1 software) when I try to access the Download Tv Movies menu to go to Amazon Unbox and it will lock up when I try to access the Kidzone menu.
    Any idea why? All of the other features seem to be working.
     
  6. heg

    heg New Member

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    O-o-oh, yeah! We turned on the TV at breakfast this morning and got a TiVo screen saying it was installing a new update. The screen said it could take up to an hour, maybe more. We turned it off and tried again five hours later - no change! Unplugging it and repowering it did no good. It tried to boot, but never succeeded. I have no idea what software version is on it or what version it was trying to install.

    Dang, we really can't watch TV any longer without TiVo. Live TV is so unforgiving. No replays, no watching shows when I want to-not when the network schedules them. I want my TiVo back!
     

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