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Topic # 111927 19-Nov-2012 22:55 Send private message

If I was to put a usb stick in the back of Tivo does it have to be fat32 format and will it play mp3, flv, avi?

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  Reply # 720040 20-Nov-2012 12:40 Send private message

anyone?  

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  Reply # 720044 20-Nov-2012 12:47 Send private message

no it wont work. Tivo is setup so it only works with their expander drive which then in practical terms makes the internal and external drives into 1 large drive.  You are right out of luck




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  Reply # 720047 20-Nov-2012 12:54 Send private message

The short answer is no - there is a TiVo desktop application that converts and publishes the files.

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  Reply # 720055 20-Nov-2012 13:06 Send private message

The home networking package will allow you play from network file shares though, which may achieve what you are looking for.



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  Reply # 720313 20-Nov-2012 19:51 Send private message

Thanks everyone for your replies Smile The package is a bit expensive for me.

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  Reply # 720347 20-Nov-2012 20:34 Send private message

weetbix43: Thanks everyone for your replies Smile The package is a bit expensive for me.


The home networking package is the only way to import other conent on. But you are probably best just to buy a USB media player to plug into the tv.

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