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    Getting 7,1

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I need 7.1 to work with my wireless adapter. I've requested it, but after several days it hasn't been installed. How long should I wait, or should I call?
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    DirecTV Tivo

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I just started to read about the networking and to-go features of the Tivo, but it seems that this is not supported on the DirecTV version. Can anyone confirm this? Can the USB ports on the Hughes 40 be activated in order to network the...
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    Tivo Desktop Problem

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I'm using a Humax 80hr with DVD-r. I have Tivo Desktop set up on my PC, and it is working (Or at least, I am able to serve pictures and music to the Tivo). The only problem is that on the tivo desktop now of the movies in my now playing list...
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    Edit .TIVO files??

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I use the TiVo to Go feature, which is great, but has anyone figured out how to edit .TIVO files? Premier Pro doesn't recogize them. Thanks
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    How much is my Tivo worth?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have one of those original Tivo series 1 purchased in Year 2000 with lifetime subscription. I originally paid $500+ for it, how much is it worth right now if I want to sell it? -RA
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    How do i record from my TIVO to my laptop?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have a clip stored on my TIVO that I want to use in a Power Point presentation. Does anyone have the knowledge to walk me through the steps and (I assume certain connectors/cable) needed to save the clip as a usable file on my laptop...
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    Networking TIVO?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Just ordered the free 40hr TIVO, it arrives very soon. I'm a fairly savvy PC user and I want to know about connecting the TIVO to my network. -By buying a wireless adapter I can have it on the wireless network,or -By drilling a hole thru a...
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    Partial solution, aLmost there Toshiba RTSX-60

    Archived from groups: (More info?) HI I have been tinkering with this puzzle. So far I have achieved a partial solution. My Dell came with burning software but not authoring software.Anyway I was able to achieve the following My dvd on my computer and tivo recognize dvd-r...
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    Looking for xmltv2tivo

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Hello, I would appreciate if someone can tell me where I can find the xmltv2tivo utility. Thanks.
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    Momentary pauses on HD TiVo

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Hi Folks, My HD TiVo momentarily pauses every few minutes, mostly when watching Fox (SD from the dish). Sometimes the picture freezes and there is no sound, sometimes the picture continues and the sound drops off. If I hit replay, the...
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    Replacement for frozen TiVo freezes itself after less than..

    Archived from groups: (More info?) My 18 month old TiVo Series 2 started freezing about a month back. After this happened a few times, TiVo technical support diagnosed it as a likely failed hard drive and replaced it for $79 (plus shipping). The replacement they shipped me...
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    Installation Questions--DirectTV w/ Tivo

    Archived from groups: alt.cable-tv,,,, (More info?) In about 36 hours the DirecTV installer should be coming to set me up with DirecTV and 2 DirecTV Tivos. I'm a bit anxious about the complexity of the install. The...
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    Tivo without digital cable box

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have digital cable TV service and would like to use Tivo with a TV not connected by a digital cable box. Can Tivo support digital cable without a digital cable box? Any limitations (e.g. HDTV channels)? Do I need to go with a different...
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    TiVo movies take more space on VCR?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) With antenna/broadcast channels I could tape 6 decent hours of programming (or the maximum time on a VHS tape) using the SLP setting. I've had Directv for a couple of months and have just started to tape directly through TiVo to the VCR. I...
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    Slashdot - TIVO to allow personal information to be sent t..

    Archived from groups: (More info?) TiVo Lets You Respond to Ads from the step-in-the-right-direction dept. posted by CmdrTaco on Tuesday July 19, @09:05 (Television)
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    RSTX-60 Toshiba NEtworking

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Hi all I have a Toshiba RSTX-60 dvd burner. I have a problem. I need to know if I can edit commercials out of tv shows? If not I have a possible solution that might work. I want to be able to record a show on my tivo . Send it to the pc...
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    Pay Per View Question

    Archived from groups: (More info?) My DirecTivo has been recording ppv movies, without being programmed to do so. If I erase them without watching them, I don't get charged, but if I accidently watch one of the recordings, I do get charged. I live alone, so no one else is...
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    Archived from groups: (More info?) I connected a UPS between my Tivo and the wall socket because intermittent power surges would cause it to reboot. The other day, it spontaneously rebooted... and checking the logs the last phone update was hours prior... so not sure...
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    Harmony 880 / HiDef Tivo: any discrete code for 1080i vs 4..

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Pressing the 'up arrow' button (don't think that's the right terminology, but you guys will know what I mean) toggles Tivo between 1080i and 480i. I always watch Tivo in HDTV format, through my Denon AVR-5800 receiver. However, other...
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    Newbie help needed - Recording two shows at once

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Hey all. I currently use a VCR to time shift and I've had enough. I have regular basic cable at the moment and that's all I want. So that is my current set up. I want to buy a Tivo player with a built in hard drive that can then burn...
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    Directv extends Tivo Agreement

    Archived from groups: (More info?) "TiVo announced the signing of a new services agreement with DIRECTV, extending the companies' prior services agreement." I'm sure the very vocal "Tivo Is Dead" crowd will poke their...
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    Tivo man logo on front of new Tivo Series 2 not sticking

    Archived from groups: (More info?) The raised plastic Tivo man logo on the front of my new Tivo series 2 had come un-stuck from the front of the unit before I received it. It was lying unattached in the plastic bag surrounding the unit when I opened it. It has some "stick"...
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    Westinghouse Code

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Hello All: Just purchased a 37" Westinghouse LCD monitor and in the TIVO remote setup Westinghouse isn't listed. Tried to scan and no luck. Anyone know of a code for this device? TIA Terry
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    Tivo causing ad changes!?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) So, I caught the latest episode of Monk and right at the very beginning (the setup, if you will), they are describing the contents of a box of groceries to be delivered. Obviously small details are important in Detective shows, but it...
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    what HDTV DVR does comcast give?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) what HDTV DVR does comcast give? im in southern california if that matters.
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    TiVo and Vonage

    Archived from groups: (More info?) The Vonage folks are pretty clear that if you have a satellite receiver that needs to phone home, then you'll need to keep a landline. Is there any technique or adapter that anyone has been able to figure out to avoid that? OK .. I can I...
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    Article on fix for knocking white ribbon cable loose when ..

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I am desperately looking for the article that is mentioned in this thread:
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    Sling Media Slingbox

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Anyone heard of this? Sounds good to me. Anyone using it yet? Great for travel. I must get one.
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    DirecTV Home Media Center - When?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Any word yet on when DirecTV is going to release their HMC? Last I heard it was supposed to be mid 2005, but that's come and gone. I've been holding off getting a DVR because I've been waiting for this one to come out.... Didn't want to...
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    Recording w/multiple airing question

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I noticed that one show I have a season pass for airs 3 times in a week. If I look in the to-do list, Tivo is recording the last one. Unfortunately, there was some problem (no signal I think it said) and it didn't record. It seems to me that...
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    Direct tv tivo Hard drive swap/add?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Hello all a little help please...... Have a direct tv tivo 70 hour and the telephone line was hit by lighting. all still works except the modem and it tries to anwser all calls now....(including people calls)I have all ready recorded...
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    Help with remote retrieval please

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Suddenly, I have to head away for the weekend, and there are 3 premieres on fri that I've been waiting for all summer long. Now, I don't think I will be available to watch them live, but I am pretty sure I'll have access to a high speed...
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    90% of DVR owners Skip Commercials

    Archived from groups: (More info?) -- David
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    Newsgroup server screwup

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Just want to apologize in advance if/when a flood of old posts (up to 2 weeks old) from me hits the group all at once. On July 1st the admins here did something to the newsserver which caused it to stop receiving or sending updates. I...
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    how can i get tivo desktp 2.0 to work without cardreader

    Archived from groups: (More info?) tivo desktop 2.0 always wants me to insert a sd card into the card reader. is there anyway to fix this? i have to unplug my card reader from the usb port to fix it:( why does tivo 2.0 need read the sd card for? thanks
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    Thinking about buying

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I just happened to find out that Tivo is going on sale. Probably to clear inventory for HD Tivo. But before I plonk down my $$ I have some questions for those of you who have experience with this device. I R idiot, so please be kind. #1...
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    Tivo to go

    Archived from groups: (More info?) How fast does TIVO copy the programs to the hard disk? Is that the correct question? Are people happy with Tivo to go? Fry's has a Tivo 2 on sale for $100 this week end 40 hr which seems to be plenty big if I copy files easily. What do you...
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    Philips 212 Standalone Tivo Problem

    Archived from groups: (More info?) When a program is recording, Tivo resets and starts recording again. It does this two times in a two hour period, so the result is a movie in three partial recordings. Unit is not modified and has a 2004 Maxtor 40 GB. I substituted a...
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    how to set up this wish list?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Some of the shows on FoodTV are categorized as "Cooking, Special". I've been playing with wish lists, but haven't been able to figure out how to set one up to catch these specials. I tried a category only -- that gets all the cooking...
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    Just got a DirecTivo

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I've had an 80-hour Series 2 Tivo, but I decided to go DiecTivo. It is so sweet! Record 2 shows at once, the picture quality is MUCH better. The unit only cost me $50 from DirecTV (just ask real nice), and the service is $4/month. Plus...
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    Not on schedule: 10 hours of Live 8 concert to be shown on..

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Neither nor have picked up on this last-minute schedule change. -Joe MTV, VH1 To Air Live 8 Performances Uninterrupted. Ten hours will be...
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    not so daily calls?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Why has TIVO gone to a call in system where the DVR sometimes skips call in days? My machine is a Series 2 SA with version 7.x software.
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    Misc network questions

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Have a few network questions. The Tivo site lists USB adapters to use with a wireless network. Are these the only adapters that work or just adapters confirmed to work? I have spare USB adapter. If I hook it up to Tivo, will it be...
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    Considering TIVO, have questions.

    Archived from groups: (More info?) So I've been considering getting a tivo and subscription, but still havea few questions. First, I have a harmony 659 remote control, that I'm sure will work with the tivo. This remote has a feature that allows programming info to be...
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    Anyone had a look at Slingbox yet?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Pretty cool concept and no subscription. apparently they go for about $250. -- David
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    DTV still doesnt know if HDtivo will work with the new bird

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I called customer retention last night to get my free HBO and Showtime extended until they figured out if the HDtivo would work with the new bird. They say they plan on going live with it on Aug 1st, but have no idea if the MP4 streams...
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    TiVo keyword search, "and" or "or"?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) If one sets up a Wishlist on TiVo for certain keywords, e.g.. "black white", does TiVo select the show on the basis of "black and white" or "black or white"?
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    USB on DirectTV

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I read somewhere that it is possible to "activate" the presently non-functional USBs on my Hughes 40 DirectTV Tivo. How difficult is it to do that? Is there another, easier, way to transfer material between this Tivo and a PC? Thanks...
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    Unused space on HD - how to determine.

    Archived from groups: (More info?) How can I determine if there is free space left on my HD for additional recording, i.e. I am losing programs after only 2-3 days. Since I only have 8-10 one hour programs on my list to view, how can I be running out of HD space and...
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    How to keep partially viewed program?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) What is proper way to do this? Have lost partially viewed programs and can't remember the proper sequence for keeping viewed programs. TIA for help.
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    DirecTV TV ad

    Archived from groups: (More info?) On a DirecTV TV ad comparing themselves to digital cable there is a line... "not digital on every channel" referring to digital cable. What are they saying?
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    FA: Philips DSR6000

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Philips DirecTivo DSR6000 With Lifetime Service 57Hours
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    DirecTivo to Satellite

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I now have and use Directivo as my viewing source, and I am wondering if I switch to digital cable, would I still be able to use my Directivo set as a standalone ? A lot of my friends have switched over from DirecTV to cable and claim that...
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    Will DirectTV Tivo work with cable?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Am I correct in assuming that my Hughes DirectTV unit would not work if I was forced to switch to cable? I may have to in the building I am moving to. -- Jeff Stevens Email address deliberately false to avoid spam
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    Direct tv Tivo question

    Archived from groups: (More info?) whats the difference of a regular Tivo and the Direct tv Tivo? :-\
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    Search by Title 'H' bug - anyone else?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) this occurs when i do a search by title (all programs) for a show that starts with an 'H' Immediately after I enter the 'H', the focus switches to the program's title. it's the same behavior that would happen if i narrowed the search...
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    How does a tivo change channels?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Hi, all. This is the one thing that's really preplexing me. How does a tivo go about changing channels if you tell it to record something on channel a then channel b? Does it use something like the IR Blaster (or are they using the IR...
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    Question about tivo freezing and rf input strength

    Archived from groups: (More info?) So my tivo is still freezing up occasionally on me, and my last call yesterday to try to return this POS resulted in the tivo techie telling me that the tivo might be freezing up because of insufficient rf signal strength from the cable...
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    6.2 upgrade weirdness

    Archived from groups: (More info?) After my upgrade a couple of weeks ago I've noticed some weirdness on my series 2 Huges DVR 40. When I start it up I get random buffer times. Sometimes there is no buffer and sometime it's the full half hour on both tuners. Sometimes it...
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    HD DirectTIVO - 30 Second Delay

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Does the 30 second delay work for a HD TIVO? Thanks, Hugh