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Topic # 70470 24-Oct-2010 17:03 Send private message

Hi, does anyone know how to find the total hard-drive usage on the Tivo? I can only find the amount each program will take up not how much has already been used.



 



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  Reply # 395306 24-Oct-2010 18:50 Send private message





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  Reply # 395323 24-Oct-2010 19:57 Send private message

Interesting thread. Strange omission.

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  Reply # 396264 27-Oct-2010 13:38 Send private message

For me it's something that I don't need to worry about.

If I use up all the space, the Tivo will just delete shows it has backlogged.

I usually have a-list and b-list shows. The A-list shows I have set to never delete until I say so. The b-list shows are filler, that I will watch if nothing else is on, but I don't care if they get deleted. They are set to delete when space is needed.

I don't need to know or care if the disk is 40% or 100% full, it doesn't make any difference to how I watch stuff.

It's similar to how some new Tivo owners get annoyed that Tivo is recording suggestions for you and 'using up disk space' and so they find the well buried config item to turn it off. It's harmless. It always deletes suggestions first.

Your needs of course might be different.

Peter

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  Reply # 396517 27-Oct-2010 21:12 Send private message

NZRobin: Hi, does anyone know how to find the total hard-drive usage on the Tivo? I can only find the amount each program will take up not how much has already been used.
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Use a program called kmttg.
You can also transfer files to and from your TiVo with it and it shows your hard disk usage/free space

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  Reply # 396568 27-Oct-2010 22:09 Send private message

+1 kmttg

Gives a good breakdown of % used for each channel, what bandwidths etc.

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Joseph

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  Reply # 396652 28-Oct-2010 08:25 Send private message

jofizz: +1 kmttg

Gives a good breakdown of % used for each channel, what bandwidths etc.

Cheers,
Joseph


Do you still need to buy the HNP to get the passcode with this software?

 




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  Reply # 396654 28-Oct-2010 08:31 Send private message

Yes, from the source

"Also the first time you launch kmttg you will be prompted for your 10 digit Media Access Key (MAK) which is needed to download & decrypt programs from your Tivos."

Cheers,
Joseph. 

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