This issue is not unique to TD+. If the flag is set, the flag is set, even with TD Free or other available tools.
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That's probably your second mistake. TDT is by a wide margin the worst software - not to mention the most expensive - for transferring videos from the TiVo to an external PC. Kmttg and Galleon, and even pyTiVo beat TDT hands down, even though pyTivo is not primarily designed as TTG software.i was very excited to purchase Tivos desktop plus tonight with the goal of putting some shows on my HP Touchpad (in mp4 format)
Sixty-three? That's not very many. Oh, well.Got it installed and set up fine, found 63 shows ALL but 7 were copy protected. nothing worth even taking on the road.
It really has nothing to do with the software, lousy as it is. This is a requirement for CableLabs certification.I dont understand this is not even adressed when I was considering the software on the website.
Do you have a Premier? If so, that's your first mistake. If not, then yeah, there's a way around it. Visit the "other" TiVo website, and you can apprise yourself of other options. With an un-modified Tivo, though, there are no other options.Is there anyway around this. At this point I am considering asking for a refund
That only gets around the limitation for MRV. It does not get around the limitation for TTG, which is what the OP wants.TiVo could get around the limitation by streaming for MRV so that more than one copy of the content never exists (i.e., the orginal recording).
Well, yeah, sure there is. What good is it, though? There are a small number of people who migbt want to stream to their PC, but most people either want a mobile solution - like the OP - or else want to transfer the videos for external / archival storage.But TTG and MRV are done by transferring an additional copy and in fact TTG done by streaming would allow you only to watch the file on your PC but not end up with a copy -- thus it will never be done because there is no way for TiVo to prevent you from capturing the stream to a file, I think.
It would make some people happy, but not most.Recently some unannounced test software on Premiere's seemed to be capable of streaming for MRV but it isn't clear where that's going.
It's not voluntary. They could not use CableCards if they did not.Blame the Cable Co. for the protection flags through the cable cards. Tivo is only honoring it.
If only you were as thorough in reading other people's posts as you are verbose in yours! It is clear from reading my complete post that I fully realized the OP was interested in TTG and addressed that issue.That only gets around the limitation for MRV. It does not get around the limitation for TTG, which is what the OP wants.