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Greets to all..

im a newbie and ive read alot of the Faqs but cant find the answer im looking for .
i have a sony SVR-2000 with lifetime service today the hard drive went bad Grinding to a sceeching halt ... 40gb Original Lost everything . the drive just TICKS

i do happen to have a 160gb drive and a 250gb drive .. is it posible to Rebuild the Drive so that the tivo works as new ? i dont have the TIVO Software / Original Drive to "Backup" im sure i can follow the instructsions but im lost as to what model i have what iso to use what other tools ill need point me in the right direction please ..
is there something "special" ill need to restore my lifetime service?
little confused with the help files all stating that i need to backup but i dont have anything to backup anymore.

i dont care about networking yet, just want my Tivo Back!!!!!!!!
the unit is not under waranty anymore (i took a peak inside)
Please help
thank you

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YEEEEEEHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA..

Thank you so much ..
1 , Paid 19.95 and got the download
2, Downloaded AND BURNED IMAGE FILE
3, Intsalled 250gb drive as slave master
4,Booted and installed from 3 screens
5 replace hard drive in tivo
289 Hours and a newer interface thanks guys your lifesavers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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my pcs bios did not reqognize the entire 250gb it read it at 137 gb
but the cake iso installed without any problems .
should be fine right ?
again thanks for the fast replys
 

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Yes. The SVR3000 is Series 2, the SVR 2000 is a Series 1. Also, for the 3000, the latest software is 7.2.1, 6.2 is for DirecTV DVRs, the SVRs are Standalone.
 

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hello again ...

so we stand that i have Series 1 Device and used the correct ISO ?
or can i get more "features" using the SVR3000 Iso series 2 for a series 1 Setup ?

anyway im all set peepz thanks so so much for the relplies ,
 
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