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I have 2 DtvPal dvr's that have the same exact problem. They both show "Loading, please wait" on the tv screen but never finish loading. They cannot be used bcause of this problem. Is there a problem with the main board and if so, where can I get a replacement board? No one at dish network has ever heard of this over-the-air dvr yet they made it.

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Have you tried hooking up it up to the internet and let it check itself for updates?

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I am having same issue, replaced hard drive with no success. thought maybe re flashing firmware will help but can not find the file to upgrade via USB.

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JWzz,

There are a few things you can do when this happens, unplug it for 10 seconds and allow it to power back up.
If you're getting an error message please let me know and I will assist you further.
Thanks

Posted on Apr 16, 2014

  • Wayne Harrison Apr 13, 2015

    No it gets stuck at loader menu ,no remote control. Reflashing firmware might the next Step just trying to find a copy of the file.

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