Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



18 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 1


Topic # 62643 11-Jun-2010 11:18 Send private message

I have recently reinstalled everything on my computer. I have been having a rather irritating issue that I have struggled to resolve.

The Issue: When I save a file to desktop, it does not appear until I refresh or press F5. It is only the desktop this happens to, and only when I save. I can create (right click - new etc) and delete an item and it appears/disappears immediately.

Analysis: I have discovered it is Tivo Beacon Service. If I reboot my PC with the service disabled or on manual in msconfig services.msc, the problem goes away. If I reboot with Tivo Beacon starting up the problem comes back.  I have even shifted to using Bonjour Service instead of TiVo beacon to no avail. I have reinstalled TiVo desktop and this has had no effect on the issue either. Any suggestions?

Create new topic
3865 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4

Moderator
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 340606 11-Jun-2010 12:59 Send private message

What operating system are you using? I have used the TiVo software on XP, Vista and W7 with no problems.



18 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 340608 11-Jun-2010 13:02 Send private message

XP SP3. The funny thing is I used it before with no issues but now issues.

3865 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4

Moderator
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 340627 11-Jun-2010 14:03 Send private message

It may be possible that something else you have installed, conflicts with the TiVo software and that is the side affect you notice.



18 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 340630 11-Jun-2010 14:10 Send private message

Well that is a possible "what". I suspect the How is going through all my non microsoft services in msconfig and see if anything else has the same effect.

This may take a while so still open to suggestions.

188 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 343120 18-Jun-2010 20:04 Send private message

Try PyTivo instead. That should do the trick.



18 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 343131 18-Jun-2010 20:54 Send private message

PY Tivo? I know I know .... look on google ........ looks okay. Hmm will have a more detailed look - so guys whats the view on Py tivo?

57 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 343149 18-Jun-2010 22:33 Send private message

pyTivo can take a bit of effort to install, but it works great. It's much quicker than the tivo desktop software.

188 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 343157 18-Jun-2010 22:43 Send private message

kapitikarl: PY Tivo? I know I know .... look on google ........ looks okay. Hmm will have a more detailed look - so guys whats the view on Py tivo?


Well, I installed PyTivo as a service on my easyStore and it's just brilliant. It's more robust than Tivo Desktop, it's more flexible, and it is faster. I'm loving it.

Create new topic








Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new jobs are posted to our jobs board:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Forms of government for New Zealand
Created by charsleysa, last reply by KiwiNZ on 20-Apr-2014 18:55 (120 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


MH370 - Call for Search & Rescue Help
Created by DS248, last reply by Sideface on 17-Apr-2014 17:28 (735 replies)
Pages... 47 48 49


why does the tax payer have to pay for the prince and princess' 6 star holiday?
Created by joker97, last reply by Geektastic on 17-Apr-2014 15:49 (67 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Naked Broadband, who's made the switch.
Created by Presso, last reply by DrCheese on 20-Apr-2014 19:13 (28 replies)
Pages... 2


galaxy s4 now on 4.4.2
Created by nzrock, last reply by jeffnz on 20-Apr-2014 14:10 (59 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Whats the best wife friendly media centre?
Created by amorpeth, last reply by jonolynn on 19-Apr-2014 20:20 (14 replies)

Snap suffering Trans-Tasman congestion 18/04?
Created by Lias, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 19-Apr-2014 00:05 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


Help ! Home business connection and VDSL dead. yikes.
Created by Scotsman, last reply by Scotsman on 17-Apr-2014 21:10 (26 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.