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Refuses to Record Program onto HDD

We just bought one of these and unfortunately, when we go into the TV Guide and press the record button on a program, the player won't record. It will list the program under its "going to record" list but when the time comes, it just cancels itself and removes the program from the list. We have tried several different ways including the manual way. When trying to record a program that is playing right now, it gives the message "An Unexpected Error Has Occured". What could be the problem? Thanks.

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  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    I can play the programs recorded on the hard drive, I cannot get the Guide to record. When I choose a different channel the number comes on the screen but immediately changes back to 193.

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I have exactly the same problem. The difference with mine is that mine actually starts up - thsn won't shut off until I manually when I set it to record when I'm away.

Posted on Jan 07, 2007

  • Aaron Rosenthal Jan 07, 2007

    I have the same problem. Mine, though, will accept the input for time-shifting and start recording, but won;t shut off. No entry on the HDD or playing the DVD I insert.

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