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    Series II performance is so poor, I'm sticking with my Ser..

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Jeez. I just was updated to 7.2 and I'm not impressed. If anything, the performance is worse than earlier 7.1x. Each keystroke on the remote delays about 1.5 seconds before response. This makes the unit UNUSABLE. I was conn'ed into...
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    Basic DVR Question

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Do all Tivo-type machines require a monthly fee? I would suppose that fee allows a connection to some service that downloads all the programming info. Why can't I use a DVR just like a VCR and do the programming myself for what channels &...
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    Dish Network and Cable with Tivo

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have a TiVo series 2 box and both a Dish Network DISH311 receiver and Comcast cable with a Motorola digital STB. After some learning curve, I am happily recording with TiVo from both sources; TiVo switches automatically to the appropriate...
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    TiVo Anywhere

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Hola. I'm pleased to announce the launch of a nifty bit of freeware called TiVo Anywhere that lets folks do three never-before-possible things (queue circus music please): * Stream programs from your TiVo box itself to mobile phones, PDAs...
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    What is new in Tivo 7.2 and Desktop 2.2

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I was upgraded to tivo 7.2 and have installed and configured desktop 2.2. What are the new features over the oder versions?? I've searched the group and scanned the recent posts, but haven't come across anything specific. Thanks, rw
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    How to view conflicts?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I'm sure I'm missing something obvious, but I can't spot it... (DirecTiVo with 6.2 software) When I go to create a manual recording or a season pass then it tells me what programs may not be recorded, and why. However, this is purely...
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    HDTV Bandwidth requirements

    Archived from groups: (More info?) It's my understanding--if I'm wrong correct me on this--that HDTV requires 4 times the bandwidth of SDTV, and that a digital TV broadcast requires one-fourth the bandwidth of an analog TV broadcast of the same resolution. If this is...
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    Directv DVR service fee

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I currently have Directv Tivo for $4.99 per month. An insert with my last bill has an offer for DVR unit and states that the monthly DVR service fee is $5.99. And checking their web site, it states that it's $5.99. Except if I go into change...
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    DirecTV & Tivo

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Any idea how DirecTV is going to phase out Tivo to use their own DVR? -- To reply by email, remove the word "space"
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    Tivo and HDTV ... the basics???

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Sorry for the newby type post ... I have sifted through some of the current threads on this topic, but need better understanding from square 1. Is it possible to record HDTV on a Tivo (retaining the HD quality)? My guess is no, but wanted...
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    Network Applications/7.2 software

    Archived from groups: (More info?) On the new 7.2 software, there is a new item, "Enable Network Applications." Anyone know what a network application would be? Also, it seems you can now download movies you put on PCs via Tivo2Go. So, you can offload your recordings to a...
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    TiVo Software 7.2 and TiVo Desktop 2.2 are out

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Download desktop: Signup for 7.2 priority: -MZ -- <> Gweep, Discordian, Author, Engineer, me. "A little nonsense now and then, is...
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    Newbie Questions

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Sorry if these are commonplace all, but I'm hoping you all will bear with me :-) I'd like to do a couple of things 1). I'd like it to record every Columbo episode it comes across (because they come on multiple channels, irregularly in...
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    Tivo to Go for my DirecTivo!!

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I want to get Tivo to go for my DirecTivo Series 2 reciever, will they ver release?
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    Tivo Service Unavailable - Humax

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I picked up 2 Humax Tivo's a week ago. Everything's been working fine when today I went to "live tv" it says "tivo service unavailable". I hit the guide and it says "activate service". I go to "pick programs to record" and there are no...
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    New HD channels WILL require new receivers.

    Archived from groups:,,alt.dbs.directv (More info?) DIrecTv's press release proves it. "A Boeing 702 model satellite, Spaceway F2 is identical to the Spaceway F1 satellite, which launched April 26 from the Sea Launch platform and will conduct...
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    HD Directivo Now?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) My setup now includes two HDVR2 (different rooms) two more directtv receivers and a HD directv receiver hooked to my HD TV along with one of the Tivos. I am interested in a HR10-250 especially considering the deals some are reporting...
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    Transfer Between Two TIVOs via Wireless Network Not Working

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have two TIVOs hooked up to a wireless network which generally works fine. Both TIVOs are able to receive updates via the network. In the past, I have been able to transfer programs from one TIVO to the other via the network. This...
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    TIVO Basic and Networking

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Is there a way to make (hack?) a machine with just TIVO Basic be able to communicate through a network? I want to share recordings between two machines. Thanks
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    WHAT DO I ASK FOR ??? re HR10-250

    Archived from groups:,alt.dbs.directv (More info?) Who does one ask, to get the best deal on the HR10-250. Asking for "Your best deal" apparently hasn't cut it yet for me. I've been reading that some folks got the following deal: HR10-250 for $299.99 from DirecTv $100...
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    Dual Tuner/ Amount of Time Used or Left

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Just received my DirecTV unit and can't figure out how to find the menu(?) for number of total hours used or left. Are they shown separately? Everything seems to work properly, so this has me stumped. I used DISH Satellite previously and...
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    Taping marathon shows

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I can't seem to find a way to tape continuous (marathon) shows. That is, if a channel will air all Lawrence Welk :( shows in order beginning this Friday 6AM and run continuously for 30 hours, how do I get Tivo to tape all 30 hours? Wish...
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    Tivo Started To Studder In The Last Two Days...

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Here is an odd one. In the last two days my Tivo has started to studder, las if the pause button is pushed for a 10th of a second. If I backwind it, the playback is fine. Philips Series 2 DSR704 Software Version 6.2-01-2-301 Both inputs...
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    Cable and Tivo DVR

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I now have two DTV DVR's and one standalone Tivo DVR but I am considering moving to cable and dropping Direct TV. My question is, can I still use any of the Tivo boxes to record cable and not Satellite ?Will my lifetime subscription to Tivo...
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    adding used Directv DVR cost

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I wanted to replace a hughes receive with a used Directv DVR I bought that did not have an access card. I also have a Hugher DirecTV DVR. when I called Directv I was told I would have to pay $20 to get a new access card, but that I also...
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    Market for Sony SAT T-60s?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Is there a market for these units any more? I have 1 in good working order and another needing a new hard drive. Are they worth trying to sell?
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    New to the DirecTV DVR--questions.

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Hi, I bought the new DirecTV DVR yesterday (as a replacement for a regular DirecTV receiver) and while am I intrigued at the prosepect of doing the Tivo thing--in order to record one program while watching another, I'll have to buy a...
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    Tivo is slower

    Archived from groups: (More info?) My wife has recently started complainng of Tivo being slower. That is, when she selects GUIDE or TIVO CENTRAL it takes a few seconds for the display as opposed to nearly immediately a few months ago. I can find no info about this. Any ideas?
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    multiswitch to multiswitch?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I am adding a second DirecTV Philips DSR708 Receiver to my current Hughes HDVR2. I currently have a 2 to 4 mutli switch but only have one cable running to the den which has a Hughers receiver. I plan to replace the Hughes receiver with...
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    DirecTV Philips DSR708 Receiver

    Archived from groups: (More info?) DirecTV Philips DSR708 Receiver I just bought the above unit on Ebay. I already has a Hughes Series 2 HDVR2 and a Hughes receiver. The DSR708 does not have an access card. Can I take my Hughes receiver card and use it in the DSR708...
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    xfering MPEG-2 files to your TiVo

    Archived from groups: (More info?) This was news to me so I figured I would share it here as it's probably news to others as well. -- This is my .sig
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    New Direct TV Tivo

    Archived from groups: (More info?) We have recently purchased a new Direct TV Tivo for our main room, and then moved our older tivo to the bedroom. The "profesional" installation was for a single line box in the bedroom so we are not getting all of the stations in the room...
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    OTA antenna BS?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Got new HR10-250 HD DirecTV set installed this week. Every thing works fine and HD does make a huge difference in picture quality compared to the old RCA 40 that was replaced. The rub is the OTA antenna does not appear to be working OR I...
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    Cannot reinstall Sonic MyDVD with Tivo

    Archived from groups: (More info?) after a crash, I reloaded from the MyStudioDeluxe6.1wTivo_SSS.exe that I stored, but it does not have the Tivo icon. I see from my old Sonic email that I have a serial number for both the Sonic MyDVD software and for the Tivo plug-in, but...
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    Tivo and UPS

    Archived from groups: (More info?) How many of you folks use a UPS device with your Tivo? I just had a power failure because of a storm and so I'm wondering if I should get a UPS. I don't know if there is much danger of data lose like a typical computer but I'm not sure what...
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    Search, TV for TiVo by Google

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I wish Google would make a "Search, TV" application for the TiVo using the TiVo SDK allowing me to search the Day, Week or Month of whats on TV using keywords then be able to add it to bookmark them and set it as Reminder. Being able to see...
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    TiVo partners with IFC to deliver shows via Broadband

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    Media Center PC's

    Archived from groups:, (More info?) or Not sure if there are other products out there like this, but IT'S ABOUT...
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    WUSB11 wireless working OK now?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Are people able to use Linksys WUSB11 wireless network adapters reliably with their TiVo's now? Right after TiVo came out with version 7.1 in January, some people (myself included) started having problems with their WUSB11's -- connectivity...
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    Parental controls block multi-room viewing!?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Has anyone else run into problems with TiVo multi-room viewing when the "parental controls" feature is active? It appears that if I enable parental controls on a TiVo, then ALL attempts to transfer ANY programs to that TiVo (from any other...
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    Need advice for WiFi Router

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I'm very new to wireless networking, and I want to set up a wireless network. I have TiVo Series 2, and I have cable TV. Which routers work best with TiVo? Thanks.
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    USB Wireless Adapter -- extending reach to your Access Point

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I put my TIVO Series 2 onto my wireless via an USB adapter. However, my access point is on the 3rd floor and the furtherest TIVO is on the 1st floor, so the connection was "good" at best. Searching the web, I found and have implemented...
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    Lucille's BBQ (at the District)

    Archived from groups: (More info?) A group of my friends (and avlv regulars) was in town for a few days from their base in the Midwest, and we decided to try Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ for 1 of our dinners out while they are here. Lucille's just recently opened, and they...
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    Toshiba sd-h400 (TIVO) Audio Failure

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I purchased the Toshiba sd-h400 TIVO box almost a year back. Recently the audio output started failing. I checked all cables and all outputs (Digital, RF out, etc.). None of them have any sound output. If I unplug (Power) the box, leave it...
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    directv tivo upgrade question

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I'm a happy user of a SAT-T60 (DirecTV + TIVO) and am inquiring about options to purchase a series 2 unit. The objective is to add a series 2 unit to link this to my home network (viewing photos on TV, playing music files, etc.). Are there...
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    DirecTivo hard drive problems

    Archived from groups: (More info?) My drive is starting to fail in my Series 2 (freezes, etc.) and was going to go to the trouble of replacing the hard drive until I called DirecTV, who will swap my entire unit for $50 with overnight shipping. Mine has a 40 gig drive and...
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    TivoToGo transferred file has "logo" bouncing around.

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I transferred a .tivo file using Tivo Desktop 2.0 and when I went to view it on my pc, it has this "logo" of a square made up of nine smaller squares and this bounces around the screen as I'm trying to watch the program. Anyone else come...
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    When will WPA be supported on TiVo?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Hello, Any word on when TiVo will support WPA wireless security? I saw on the website that 802.11g is supported, but saw no mention of WPA security - I only found WEP security. My wireless home network is using 802.11g and WPA. I don't...
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    Why STILL no UNDELETE??????

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I cannot for the life of me fathom why this is STILL not a feature. How hard can this be? A google search shows posts going back several years discussing this lack of functionality. I'm not up to hacking my Tivo just to get it to do...
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    TiVo Schedules Daily Calls 15 Days Apart, Then Nags Me

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have two SAT-T60 DirecTiVos, both running 3.1.0c2-01-011. For the past six months or so, each has been occasionally scheduling "daily" calls for as much as 15 or 16 days ahead -- which is fine, except that at the 14-day mark I start...
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    I miss my UTV

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I've now had my TiVo running for a couple of weeks (since my UTV started to die; tuner overheat problem) and in day-to-day use I've noticed a few deficiencies. Maybe some of the more experienced TiVo users around here could explain how to...
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    Adding up

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I just learned to bring up the now playing list in my browser. Is there a way to alter the page to add up all the sizes of the shows? Seems to me you could then have a pretty good idea of how much space is free for upcoming recordings...
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    Which DVD Recorder

    Archived from groups: (More info?) It seems as if there are lots of good folks here that understand the tech part of what is happening in tech world. I want to buy a DVD recorder to hook to my TiVo and save some programs as well as convert some home movies on VCR to DVD...
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    Watching live TV & recording another

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have a Tivo2 and am using the setup on page 18 of the User Guide so that I can watch one channel while recording another. I have no cable box. The connection is from the cable outlet. When I went to watch the news on 1 channel the Tivo...
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    Best OTA Antenna?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I am about to take the HD plunge. What is the best OTA antenna to buy? Dave G
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    I'm sure the answer is No...

    Archived from groups: (More info?) but I thought I would ask anyway. I have a fairly new TIVO (6 months old). If I stop the subcription from TIVO, would I be able to manually record to the TIVO box (like the old VCR)? Can I use it like a DVR? Thanks for your thoughts. Tom
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    I need help with upgrade for series 1

    Archived from groups: (More info?) What can I do to allow for transfers to computer? I remember there being a site with a lot of info and 'hacks' but can't remember the url. Thanks. : -)
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    Wireless Adapters- Live and learn

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I've been in the computer business for many years, so I thought I was smart,and I can usually make most anything work. Well, not very--- I wanted to add my new TIVO to my network here at home, so I researched, I thought, about adapters. Saw...
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    Tivo in safe mode

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Can't get Tivo to find my PC. I believe my PC may be blocking ports TIvo is using. I tried booting my PC in Safe Mode to see if Tivo would work that way but when I start Tivo Desktop, Tivo complains TivoBeacon is not running. How do I start...
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    DirecTv Tivo R10 hacking

    Archived from groups:, (More info?) hi, i would like to record some of these shows that i have recorded to my pc. according to what I have read through some of the news groups that the r10 CAN'T be networked and my wife will NOT let me crack the case...