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Topic # 99057 12-Mar-2012 08:22
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I've just got my second tivo up and running and bought the HNP.  This is all working fine.  I've renamed both Tivos - one for 'lounge' and one 'family'.  The tivos now appear on each others Now Playing List, and I can transfer between devices fine.

What is strange is that each tivo appears twice - once under 'Lounge Media Device' and again under 'Media Device'.  The same applies to the other machine where I see 'Family Media Device' and 'Media Device'.

Is that normal?  How do I get rid of the double up? 

Also what is the best free app for transfers to a Mac?  I'm just wanting something easy to use with the ability to transfer the odd recording to DVD or to my iPad. 

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  Reply # 593874 12-Mar-2012 08:49
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Had the same problem with our three units. The generic "Media Device" listings did disappear after a few days.

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  Reply # 595654 15-Mar-2012 15:18
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Problem solved - restarted both tivos and the wireless router and all is OK.

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