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Freezes; sometimes resets by itself?

Recently my TIVO just froze. It was recording a program, and halfway through it froze. When I found it the TV seemed like it was paused, but no buttons on remote or on the front of the unit would do anything. After pushing every button, cursing, waiting, cursing more and no results I unplugged the unit, let it sit for a while and then plugged it back in. All seemed fine until recently it has started resetting itself (don't know how often but at least three times this week in the middle of watching live TV).

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  • jfchesnas Mar 09, 2009

    i have 3 tivo boxes and sometime they all reset themselves at the same time? freezes up and resets itself.



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Most likely, it's your hard drive. It can be replaced, so you don't have to junk the unit.

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