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  # 380711 16-Sep-2010 15:50
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WTF My Tivo is recording random shows while we're out. We have like 3 season pass's but ones for opera during the day and the others late at night. Its so far recorded Hells Kitchen, The chopping block, SCU, A dogs show and house guest. All today and one from last night at 11




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  # 380715 16-Sep-2010 15:53
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tardtasticx: WTF My Tivo is recording random shows while we're out. We have like 3 season pass's but ones for opera during the day and the others late at night. Its so far recorded Hells Kitchen, The chopping block, SCU, A dogs show and house guest. All today and one from last night at 11


Is the unit new?  Start using thumbs down before you delete them.  You can turn off TiVo suggestions in the settings if it bothers you. personally I like it as it often records films that I didn't even know were on.

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  # 380719 16-Sep-2010 16:07
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Ah just found out its Tivo suggestions. haha. Thanks for that. Turned it off. They're putting me through to Aussie to talk to someone because we still can't download anything




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  # 380732 16-Sep-2010 16:25

LennonNZ: See: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7TRrVKIOnI


That is so funny. The guys accent makes it better.

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  # 380748 16-Sep-2010 16:53
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yay all fixed. They sent us an update or something and it started working. It also reset Tivo Suggestions and a few minutes later it started recording hannah montana! xDD




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  # 387621 4-Oct-2010 12:10
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My tivo arrived today. Can anyone recommend an aerial installer in Wellington?

Everything is wired up just needs an aerial, I'm too lazy to do it myself

 
 
 
 


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  # 387637 4-Oct-2010 12:35
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Cheers, will flick him a PM

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  # 390875 12-Oct-2010 12:36
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So is the wireless adapter thing included or not?

And is TiVO a single or dual tuner? Thanks. 

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  # 390882 12-Oct-2010 12:44
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Wireless adapter is included. Tivo is dual tuner, plus you can watch a pre-recorded program, while recording two new ones.

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  # 390883 12-Oct-2010 12:45
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ahmad: So is the wireless adapter thing included or not?

And is TiVO a single or dual tuner? Thanks. 


1. Yes

2. Dual




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  # 390892 12-Oct-2010 12:50
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Cool. In terms of connecting to a Mac and/or PC - can I do one or both for recording transfer? And once transferred - what can I do with it?

Can I for example put it onto my iPad for viewing on the road? Or put it on DVD?

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  # 390899 12-Oct-2010 12:57
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ahmad: Cool. In terms of connecting to a Mac and/or PC - can I do one or both for recording transfer? And once transferred - what can I do with it?

Can I for example put it onto my iPad for viewing on the road? Or put it on DVD?


Yes you can choose which device to transfer it for using the Tivo Desktop.
As far as converting the resulting .tivo files that are sitting on your PC, there are very few programmes that will let you convert these, You might find a thread on the forums about it.

This whole home networking thing is painfully slow though. It takes about as long to transfer a show as it takes to watch it and transferring downloaded shows from your PC to the TiVo gives you a pretty fuzzy picture even if the source file is fairly sharp.

Would it not be faster to Google this rather than ask and wait for responses? Tongue out

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  # 390910 12-Oct-2010 13:02
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The problem with Google (yes I do use it) is that "Tivo" as a search term is too generic and yields too much "noise" even when restricting results to NZ.

Therefore I am looking for real user experiences.

Is there any point in transfering to the PC then if there are few programs that can use the file - and how often is DRM/copy protection an issue?

Do you personally transfer and if so to what end do you do this?

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