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Humax Tivo Stuck on the welcome screen

I have a Humax Tivo DVR w DVD it is stuck on the welcome screen for Tivo. Ive had it for two years with no problems. Ive tried disconnecting and the unit to restart but no joy.
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  • donna_franci Mar 02, 2009

    i've had mine for about 3 years..with the same problem..its just stuck on the welcome screen..so far no solution..humax is telling me i have a defective unit..and for $379 they will send me a refurbished unit..i dont think so..i can get a new unit for that much..

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I just had the same problem with mine and found another post that at least fixed mine.

I had a DVD in the unit as it was restarting. I took a flathead screwdriver and opened up the DVD slot by inserting at the top right corner and opening the door. On the inside, at the bottom right, is a button that ejects the DVD player (the eject button on the outside won't work while it's booting up). I ejected the DVD that was in it, unplugged the unit for 30 seconds, and then it rebooted just fine.

Hope it works out for you too...

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