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  1. TiVo Upgrade Center
    Hello, I think my drive is starting to go bad as it is 7 years old (original drive). I'm wanting to minimize downtime as I am working from home. Can I use the DvrBARS tools to create an image on a 4tB drive (no recordings needed) while using MFStools to move to a 6tB drive with recordings? The...
  2. TiVo Premiere DVRs
    Hi: I'm new to TiVo, I just got a TiVo Premiere Series 4 Model: TCD746500 without the hard drive. I have a few Hard Drives available to use.... Can I use any 500Gb or 1Tb Seagate Barracuda? Do I need an image for that hard drive??? I guess I have to use MFS Tools?? Do I need a Tivo...
  3. TiVo Help Center
    I was able to get a great deal on an XL4 (TCD 758250) with lifetime service, but the hard drive is going bad. I purchased a new 4TB WD Red HD and have been following the instructions found in this thread - Rebuild Premiere Hard Drive from Scratch - but I've hit a road block. When following the...
  4. TiVo Help Center
    I wanted to create this summary in case anyone else needs to do what I needed. The info and tools are all available within these forums, due to the incredible work and support of many whose posts generally hold the answers. I hope this is the right place - a lot of the useful threads are in the...
  5. TiVo Upgrade Center
    Hi - I am trying to upgrade my dad's tivo while preserving his movie collection. He has a Tivo Series 3 HD (Model 648250B, with the OLED and thermometer shaped front). His Tivo has a 1tb WD greendrive inside it and i would like to upgrade this to a 1.6 tb Intel SSD, without losing his...
  6. TiVo Upgrade Center
    Hi All, I tried doing a search and haven't found the right combination of terms to get the correct info. I have found lots of info from people who have either a semi-working original disk or knew to make a back-up copy before their drive failed, that they can get the Tivo OS image from. However...
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