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Stuck on welcome. powering up... on my pioneer elite tivo/dvr

The previous questions (on tips) have been for every OTHER model of tivo.
I have theĀ 57h pioneer elite DVD recorder and there are no ''manual eject'' buttons to fiddle with a paper clip.
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OK, I had Dish network come out and install DVR HD. Had pixel des torsion viewing everything I recorded. They came out 3 time and replace DVR and check everything 3 time with no improvement. I had them remove everything.
I called Direct tv and they did the same thing. installed there dish and cables and DVR. Same problems. My question is? Is this the nature of this equipment or is there something they are missing.

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SOURCE: will the PHILIPS DIRECTV DVR TIVO BOX read a thumbstick

If your palyer supports DivX format,then yes it will

Posted on May 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Humax Tivo Stuck on the welcome screen

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...

Posted on Aug 20, 2009

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