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Wannabe Geek

Topic # 128825 24-Aug-2013 19:10
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Does anyone know whether there is anything I can do to recover lost disk space on the Homecast HT9200DTR PVR without reformatting the HDD? For example, booting it into DOS and running chkdsk or connecting it to a computer and trying something?

In the latest regular Homecast brain-fart, the machine managed to record a program and consume 172GB of disk (all that was left).  I deleted the program but it did not free the space.  Now I only have a few percent space left and a bunch of programs that I still want to watch eventually. So I don't want to reformat the HDD.  Factory reset had no effect.


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Master Geek
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  Reply # 884084 25-Aug-2013 00:29
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Under HDD Information, does it show space has been recovered? What software version are you running?


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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 884176 25-Aug-2013 12:07
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No, the HDD Information screen shows the following:

Total size: 500GB
Free size: 59.8 GB
Used size 440.2 GB
Model: WDC WD5000AWS-63M8B0

The Status Information screen shows:
H/W version 1.09.00
S/W version 1.07.3B
Loader version 1.02
M/F version 1.22.00

I have 50 programs recorded. If I add up the disk space each claims to use it comes to 215GB, which corresponds roughly to what I thought I should have left.


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