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Topic # 100753 18-Apr-2012 11:53 Send private message

First funny in nearly two years of ownership.

Last night went to add to my Season passes.

Surprised to find many items in the Find Programs menu gone !

And the Sesaon Passes were corrupted - all episodes in the Passes were noted Will not be recorded.

Surprised

WTF ???

A power-off restart restored the menu but the Seson Passes were still fubar.

Frown

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  Reply # 611103 18-Apr-2012 12:25 Send private message

Maybe it was a power spike that corrupted things. I suspect that you will have to do a factory default before you can report it as a fault to TiVo..




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  Reply # 611114 18-Apr-2012 12:48

How long is the warranty?
I was curious and just googled tivo disk replacement and found this:
http://tivocentral.co.nz/nztivo/imaging/

If the instructions are correct and it looks like its not the hardest thing in the world to replace?




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  Reply # 611139 18-Apr-2012 13:37 Send private message

robjg63: How long is the warranty?
I was curious and just googled tivo disk replacement and found this:
http://tivocentral.co.nz/nztivo/imaging/

If the instructions are correct and it looks like its not the hardest thing in the world to replace?


That's for a Series 1 TiVo.

Imaging a TiVoHD is slightly different. You use WinMFS in Windows to copy a TiVoHD HDD, rather than a linux-based boot CD (with custom modded image) for the Series 1 TiVo.

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