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    IR Blaster problem

    What can I do to correct the IR blaster signal between my RTV 5040 and the Motorola 2244 Set Top Box. The blaster is sending a channel change signal but the STB does not seem to receive the correct channel number, resulting an incorrect channel selection. It seems that a single digit channel...
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    Replay TV IR Blaster Trouble

    Equipment is RTV 5040 Connected through a Motorola 2244, Comcast Cable: IR blaster stopped working to change channels. I checked the thread IR blaster regarding channel changes and got the cable box will turn on and the IR blaster is sending a signal to change channels. Channels change but not...
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    Lcd tv not working

    Hello, samsung 40 lcd standby red light only
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    Is any third party substituting for the Replay TV program guide which will be discontinued?
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    Play video on my computer and on my hdtv

    Hello, How do I connect my lenovo laptop to my sony HDTV so I can play video's that I get off the internet on my HDTV?
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    Solved! Avi no audio in TV

    I have ******.DVDRip.XviD.DTS.MSubs.[DDR].avi file , which Im able to play in Windows Media Player, but without audio. Im able to play both audio and video using Vlc player. The Problem could be in some codec missing for WMP. Im trying to play the same avi in my LG LCD Tv using USB play...
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    Solved! Media player

    hi all, i'm looking for a media player to hook up to my TV so I can play media files. I'm looking for the best one available. I need it to be able to play at 1080p, networked so I can access it from a computer, play mkv files, need it to play all other video and picture files types, HDMI...
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    Solved! Advantage Protection Plan

    Hello, I also bought the Advantge warranty from circut city for a sony 50" projection television. I bought this tv in july of 07 and in january of 2010 the lamp went, Advantage called someone to fix it after a long wait an appointment was scheduled, they showed up withe a blown lasmp came back a...
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    ReplayTV 5040 won't connect to Replay Service

    Note: this replay unit was given to my wife and I as a gift...who received the unit as a gift from a family member. The unit has a lifetime subscription activation. So here's the problem... out of nowhere, the replay unit stopped listing channel guide information. All the channels were listed...
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    Digital tv

    Hello, i currently have basic cable, also internet with time warner. My neighbor gave me a digital cable box from time warner. When i hook it up. It works, with all the channerls, but within thirty minutes the cable company kills it. is there a way to program this box, or prevent them from...
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    Motorola DCH6416/5380/000/160

    I have one of the above and would like to purchase another. What is my best course of action. Erick
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    Slingbox error (plays for 20 sec.)

    The error code is 0x923400dc and it started giving it to me every once in awhile but has grown in frequency until now where it is basically unusable. Nothing in the set up has changed, any ideas?
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    which one is the best ? need your advice experts?

    hi guyse, i would like to buy the best multemedia streamer. After alot of searching i found that these are the best : 1- EVA8000 link : 2-TVIX HD M-7000A link
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    TV Computer?

    im not sure if this is in the right section of the forum.. if not, please move to right spot ;) is it possible to have tv channels on my computer?? I think it is possible with tv tuner right? I would like to get tv channels on my computer (same monitor, not plug my computer on tv) also if I do...
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    Won't reboot. Can I just upgrade the hard drive?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have a ReplayTV 4508. A few days ago, it stopped working. I wasn't able to turn it on, so I unplugged it (and took the phone cord out) and left it that way for 20 minutes. Then I plugged it back in, but the red power light just kept...
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    Newbie Question

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I purchased a ReplayTV 4504 at a garage sale. First I hooked it up and it seemed to replay pre-recorded programs fine. Then I went to their web site and found out that this unit required a subscribtion to work. Is this unit working...
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    Another reason not to buy TIVO

    Archived from groups: (More info?) TiVo Users Fear Recording Restrictions By GREG SANDOVAL, AP Technology Writer Wed Sep 21, 4:06 PM ET SAN FRANCISCO - Many fans of digital video recorders made...
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    A simple question about the software

    Archived from groups: (More info?) My wife decided to get an additional RTV. She got a 5040 from RTV. Good price, what with sale and rebate. However, there have been problems. In particular, it hung up with the "checking for new software" message. I recall that...
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    Network Problem

    Archived from groups: (More info?) My replaytv hard drive went and replaytv sent me a new unit. I was using dvarchive with no problem now with the new unit I can't see the shows I recorded on my pc. The replaytv is connected to the home network with a linksys wireless...
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    No Fee

    Archived from groups: (More info?) is there a way to hack a replaytv so the monthly fee isnt requried? -- * Posted with NewsLeecher v3.0 Beta 7 *
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    Recording without subscription?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Need to record specific local news programs M-F and S-S, same time, every day. Only use for the system. Will any ReplayTV rigs permit recording without a subscription? Thank you kindly.
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    Can you record one show and playback another ?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have an older Replay model PHVS2000 I think, and I was wondering if I can record one show and watch live TV on another channel at the same time? Can I play back a previously recorded show at the same time it is recording a new show...
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    Req: Letterman show with Jodie Foster (Sep 13, 2005)

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Do people still share recorded shows back and forth on this newsgroup? I missed tonight's Letterman show due to the cable going out during a storm. What info do I need to give from my Replay TV 5040 for someone to send me tonight's...
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    Directv D10 receivers

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I've read all the info on this whole scene and how the serial port doesn't work on some models and has been inactivated by Directv on others. My question is why doesn't ReplayTV offer IR control of these boxes??? I can't believe that...
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    Service Activation Coupon Codes?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I know it's unlikely and I've already searched the web, but is there a coupon code for service activation? I just bought a never-used 5040 that had an infrared problem. I resoldered the board and it's working fine with a new 160gb...
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    RTV2003 dial up fails

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have a RTV2003 that has not connected to the replaytv serves since late 1998. There is no listing of phone numbers to dial but I am able to input various local as well as the replaytv 800 number in the dialing prefix and it will...
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    New ReplayTV Subscription

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have few questions: 1 If I have lifetime sub for Showstopper 2000 will I qualify for discount subscription if I buy additional replaytv 5xxx? 2 Besides big hard drive, is there any differences between ReplayTV model 5500...
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    ReplayTV High-Def Model?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Anybody hear about a release date yet?
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    newbie needs help w/extract rtv

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Does anyone have detailed instructions for using extract rtv (ver 16)? I can't seem to find any out there. Thanks
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    host not answering error msg-need help

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Hello group, I have an older Panasonic showstopper with lifetime subscription. When it tries to connect at night, and when I try to connect manually using 243 zones, it says host did not answer. I checked the phone line when it is...
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    Help needed w/a 4508 unit

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Hey Steph & John & all replayers, Sorry about the delay in response from the previous post. Anyway, the touble w/my non-modified 4508 started one afternoon when the unit was in the off mode (ac was plugged in obviously but I didn't have...
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    Comcast Changed Their Channel Lineup

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Comcast Cable has changed most of the channel numbers at midnight this morning (at least in Albuquerque, anyway), and now my Replay doesn't have the correct channel numbers. I went into the setup menu and forced my replay to call...
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    Harmony Remote Recommendations?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have been to Logitech's website and don't really see much detail on the Harmony remotes, just sales blurbs. Which one would be best suited for use with a ReplayTV, digital cable box, home theater sound system with integrated DVD...
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    Help! Problem w/4508

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I'm having a problem with an unmodified 4508 model. The power light started blinking (the unit started re-booting on its own) and I can't get it to stop (or finish booting). I tried unplugging & soft booting. I really need to save the...
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    Archived from groups: (More info?) When will someone or Replay themselves ever allow streaming music from you desktop to the unit. I mean, you can do this with that shitty tivo thing!!!
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    HELP troubleshoot lost connection via Router

    Archived from groups: (More info?) My ReplayTV is connected via Ethernet (no land line available) and has been working problem for months. After returning from vacation I found the ReplayTV screen showing the "one moment please" screen (the one when the system starts up...
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    Mpeg errors out in Realplayer and WMP

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I was tickled pink to be able to download a newsclip of my Mom to my PC with DVArchive. I noticed it created an MPEG of the show, but was disappointed to see that both Realplayer and Windows Media Player errored out immediately when...
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    Showstopper: Forcing a modem Download?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Well, I finally have my dialtone back (see other thread) and now I'd like to have my Showstoppers do a manual download, rather than waiting for the overnight one that's done automatically. I can't seem to recall the code/procedure...
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    Showstopper and Cell Phone?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Without going into excrutiating detail, I'm having a running battle with my local phone company and would love to drop them like a bad habit. The only reason I even have a landline phone is so that my two Showstoppers can dial in...
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    Automatic recording of digital channels

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I've just upgraded to digital cable and am now looking into adding ReplayTV to the mix. Is it possible for ReplayTV to switch to any analog or "premium" digital channel (e.g. Channel 300, HBO) and automatically record? (I'm using a...
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    Adivce on moving shows to desktop?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Looking for advice.... I want to be able to transfer shows form my Replay 5040 to my home computer. Don't want to watch them there, just archive them. I have a wireless setup, using a D-Link DI-624 router. What is the best way to go? I...
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    Follow up on returned 5040 - it's back & works as new.

    Archived from groups: (More info?) About a month ago I reported that I had returned my 5040 to DNNA for repair with the promise that my actual unit would be repaired and returned. There was much speculation about whether that promise would be kept. I just got back...
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    Replay Update?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I just notice a counter when i hit select during a record and live show. I never saw this before until friday after the rtv (5508)rebooted after going down for maintenance.
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    Swapping a drive

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have a 5040 with a 40G drive. I also have a 120G drive. Can I simply copy what is on the 40 onto the 120 and install it in place of the 40? Would I retain all of my already recorded programs? Thanks. -- Jerry Bank Trenton, New...
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    converting AVI file

    Archived from groups: (More info?) recently a buddy of mine gave me a DVD-R with a bunch of shows on it that are in .AVI format. Is it possible to convert these files to whatever format my RTV uses so that I can stream them to my RTV and watch them on TV instead of my...
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    can't start dvarvhive

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Whenever I try to start Dvarchive i get 500 mozilla firefox browers windows trying to open up in very rapid succession.of course dvarvchive won't load. HELP!! peter
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    "Please wait . . ."

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I know this has been asked and answered so I'm not gonna beg too much, but simply want a pointer to where I can find the answer. . . I have my 5040 connected to my network via a wireless bridge. Without fail, when it comes time for...
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    Wierdness w/ Mothly Activated Machine Compared to Lifetime..

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have three RTVs, all refurbs -- two lifetime activated 5040s and one monthly activated 5504. I've only had the 5504 for a couple months. The 5040s I've had for over a year. Although I use all three machines to record, I usually...
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    no boot

    Archived from groups: (More info?) My replay 2020 turns on,,the power light goes on and the hard drive spins,,,but no boot up screen and nothing happens. Any suggestions.
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    Editing MPG Files

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Is there freeware that can be used to edit the MPG files that RTV writes? I've tried several without success. I have even tried to convert them to AVIs or WMVs with no success.
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    Why does Dennon keep Replay around?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) They seem to do NOTHING with it! I went to activate a third Replay bought from EBay yesterday. I couldn't remember my password for so I clicked "Send me my password". Well, it lets me know it's been changed and will be...
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    Motorola DCT2224 remote codes?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Hey folks - a question... I just added Replay #3 to the household. It's connected to a Comcast/Motorola DCT2224 cable box. The TV that we're using does *not* respond to any remote controls (that part broke years ago) so we've been...
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    replay 4500 and blue screen

    Archived from groups: (More info?) HELP!!! My replay 4500 has a blue screen with no other messages. with the replay unit off or on it's the same thing. I am using RF conectors only. My switcher doesn't support composite video. I don't want to get another converter...
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    can REPLAY TV or TiVo be used without a subscription?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I am new to the subject of REPLAY TV. I have been using a VCR recorder to record tv shows and am intrigued with the use of a hard disk drive to use instead of tape. I notice that both REPLAY TV and TiVo units are advertised with a...
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    Wholesale Change in Channel Lineup

    Archived from groups: (More info?) In my area, Comcast will be changing almost the entire lineup of channels in a few weeks. Will I have to make any adjustments to my regularly scheduled repeating recordings? For example, "60 Minutes" (CBS) is now on Channel 9, but...
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    Just an observation..

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have been having trouble downloading larger shows from my 55xx series Replays. They would always fail with a read timeout error. I bumped up the transfer rate to 1024 in DVArchive and no longer have any issues... CW
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    HD Recomendations.

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I got a 5040 that finally went dead. I was able to resurrect the 40 GIG HD once a while ago, but to no avail this time. I stumbled upon this ad...
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    old SS

    Archived from groups: (More info?) So, is it true I can't convert my subscription from my old SS to a newer network capable model?
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    Transfer Speeds

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Since a person sending a show is likely to do so at less than 384K speed (typical 5MB cable modem upload speed), and since a receiver with a similar connection has the ability to receive at up to 5MB, is it likely that receiving two...
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    Spontaneous reboots when connecting to network

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have a 5060 with a 100GB HD, and it's been working great for the last 8 months, but the last week, it's started acting up. It's rebooted spontaneously a few times while recording shows, and tonight the guide ran out of shows and I...