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Picture stays frozen on Powering Up

Already done the power cycle and Kick start..it just stays frozen on Powering Up page

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It may be that the Tivo has gone south. One option would be to send the Tivo in for service. Often times, the first thing to fail is the hard drive which could be causing your problem. To fix this, you could either purchase an upgrade kit with the Tivo software preloaded or purchase a new drive and configure and install the software yourself. Your service subscription is tied to the box id, not the hard drive.

You can find out more inforamtion on www.tivocommunity.com or look specifically for the hinsdale howto which talks about upgrading the tivo. If this is the problem, the advantage is that you may come out with a Tivo with more storage. If the hard drive is not the problem, this will be of no use.

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