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Philips DSR704 stuck at "Powering up unit"

Philips DSR704 on DirectTV. TV Screen is stuck on "Welcome. Powering up...".

The unit was fine last night, except I noticed that the green light was on, even though I had earlier told the unit to go on standby. Usually that turns off the green light until I take it off standby with the TIVO button.

I think the problem might possibly be related to the fact that the hard drive is full or maybe almost full. Something along these lines (I can't remember the exact details) happened before, but I was able to get in, and deleted some programs, then it was okay again.

But this time it's worse, because I can't get past this very first screen, as described at the beginning of this message.

Thanks for anything you might suggest!


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Re: Philips DSR704 stuck at "Powering up unit"

You can take the hard drive out and hook it up to your computer as a slave. a fix it, take out and reinstall.

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