All of a sudden the TV Guide onscreen channel lineup is wrong by aboout 3 hrs. It is not exactly 3 hrs off but if the actual time is 5pm the TV Guide that is being sent by our cable provider will show a time of 3:13. This of course throws off all the recordings and you can not set the DVR to record a certain show because it starts and stops at the wrong times. We have had this recorder about 1 yr and it has worked great until tis issue started. I have gone through the complete initial setup several times, even trying another zip code also local in our time zone but it does not solve the problem. Help. Gary
I've had this problem before, and always fixed it by going through setup again, setting the zip code to another zipcode nearby, and turning it off overnight. By the next morning the time has fixed itself. This is the only thing that has worked for me consistently.
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its not always going to be channel 3, it depends on the input cable you are using, if you are using an HDMI cable you need to switch to the hdmi input, same with component, and if you are using RCA cables it will probably be called video. Try your other inputs dont just stop at channel 3. If you are using coax and its supposed to be on channel 3, make sure you are on the correct coax jack on the receiver, make sure its the "to tv" jack not the "to wall" jack.
The clock should set automatically, synchronized with your cable provider's time. You can't change it, as far as I know. OR does it display the channel number and you want it to display the time? If so, go to your onscreen menu (home), choose setup, choose cable box setup, front LED display: current channel ----> current time.
Try to manually add cahn 3 or 4 to the lineup. if there is a reciver installed with a coax cable then it should show up on cahn 3 or 4. also you can also try entering the cahn number manually such as pressing zero, three on the keypad or whichever chan you a re trying to access.
I re-did the guided setup in the Tivo under Messages & Settings/Restart-Reset System/Restart menu section in Tivo. Once I did that, it cleared this issue, even though I didn't have to change any of my settings thru this guided setup. I tried a reset alone first, but that did not fix it. Only this fixed it. We had lost both power and cable during a recent tree fall in a storm, and when both were restored, this problem started. I have a cable coax directly in the back of the TV (no cable box/IR etc) and the system is on a home wireless network. I actually have 2 identical Tivo's in the house set up the same way but only one had this problem. The other worked no different after the outage.
1. Manually scan all channels on your TV with your TV remote and write down the channels and network shown:
(sample: 119.2 C-SPAN2 digital channel).
2. Go to Edit Channels and find the icon for C-SPAN2 (about icon 261 in my zip code). Manually change the channel from Off to On, Insert the frequency, and optionally insert the number you want the channel to show in your channel listing ( or move it manually later).
I have about 10 to add each time I reset my recorder.