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Topic # 97528 16-Feb-2012 10:22 Send private message

Hi can anyone help me with this problem I used one of the tips and tricks for the remote to set up the clock on screen and to shorten the banner at the bottom of the screen,it worked well but then noticed that I lost the captions,so removed the clock,but now when I change channels I get a Grey screen for about 4or5sec and then the picture but It no longer shows the channel banner,how can I fix this,thanks

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  Reply # 583009 17-Feb-2012 22:36 Send private message

The only time I have experienced Tivo taking too long to change channels is if the black Format button on the front has been bumped onto Hybrid




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  Reply # 583020 17-Feb-2012 23:10 Send private message

TENKAN: Hi can anyone help me with this problem I used one of the tips and tricks for the remote to set up the clock on screen and to shorten the banner at the bottom of the screen,it worked well but then noticed that I lost the captions,so removed the clock,but now when I change channels I get a Grey screen for about 4or5sec and then the picture but It no longer shows the channel banner,how can I fix this,thanks


Its one of the direction arrows to get program info back. Use up and down channels to change more quickly, or press enter after you have entered a number. It is the same with all freeview tuners.



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Master Geek


Reply # 583069 18-Feb-2012 08:39 Send private message

hi, no its not what i mean,before i used those remote short cuts when i changed channel it only took a sec or two to change with the channel information already at the top of the screen and the banner bar at the bottom,there was no need to use the direction arrows to get program info back!i only ever used the up and down channels to change the channels,this is the short cut that i used on my remote to stuff my tivo up (its to make the progress bar fade out faster)SELECT-PLAY-SELECT-PAUSE-SELECT,i have two tivo's and both now have this problem so its gotta have something to do with those shortcuts,

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  Reply # 583966 20-Feb-2012 15:50 Send private message

Check your line/signal quality? Perhaps your signal is weak/fringe ?



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  Reply # 584048 20-Feb-2012 17:32 Send private message

Hey checked that and im getting almost 99%,is there a way to reset back to say a factory setting,if so would that set the remote back to a factory setting as well.

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  Reply # 584188 20-Feb-2012 21:27 Send private message

Yes, do a "Clear and Delete All" from the settings menu. You will loose all your season's passes and viewing preferences, but at least the banner settings will be reset.

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