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Programming errors I have two soaps I record every day Mon-Fri. I use dvd and the 6hr record time. Lately I've noticed that the timer settings are in error and I have to click setup on the remote to set them up for the next day. Even with both ready to record the second timer program never records because something is causing it to go into an error state. Because I'm as work when this is happening I can't troubleshoot it. Any suggestions?

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Several things to check 1) Your time - set it manually and remove the automatic time set 2) Try manually recording even a few min of anything (just put on channel to record, press DVD button and DVD Record button) - does it give you an error message on that disk? If so it might be because you are using 16x and machine sometimes gets messed up and won't record on those speed disks - same with +R sometimes does this - try recording on 8x -R ones. Hopefully this helps - if not try unplugging unit from wallsocket and leave off about 30min then try setting program again etc (plus current local time) and use a new disk and see if problem still occurs - sometimes just unplugging it "resets" everything and then starts working again.

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