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TV GUIDE The TV guide feature on the DVR is constantly reseting and I have to wait 24 hours for it to work again Because my kids use it I am not sure what they are doing that causes this. There has not been a loss of power. What could cause this?

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  • Art Acton Oct 21, 2006

    Techman, thanks for the idea. I tried it and it seemed to be the solution, but now it is doing the same thing even though it is plugged directly into the wall. Any othe suggestions?

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Try this (with the original remote): Reset TV Guide On Screen
1. Press the TV Guide button
2. Curser up and over to the SETUP menu
3. Select Change system settings (highlight only)
4. Enter the following numbers … 753159852 (setup mode)
5. Enter the following numbers … 653274147 (reset mode)

It will take some time for the guide to download, but it worked for me.

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

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Sometimes this can be cause by a intermittant power strip or extension cord.. Check it out and please report back?.

Posted on Oct 05, 2006

  • Larry  Dillon
    Larry Dillon Nov 04, 2006

    Well anyway thanks for the poor rating, I try to help ya and you do this??

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