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Recorder just keeps recycling the boot-up process

My 4-year old Humax is suddenly giving me problems. When I inserted a DVD last night, the machine went into "loading" mode and then booted out. Then it just kept recycling through the boot-up process. I unplugged it overnight to see if that would help, but the same problem exists today. Help!

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  • xenaphobia Apr 18, 2008

    I insert the blank dvd into the slot and instruct the tivo to download the programs from the hard drive and it just keeps humming. I've inserted previously recorded dvd's into the slot to see if the dvd is working and it works perfectly but it will no longer download the programs from the hard drive.

  • kaleidescope Nov 19, 2008

    i have the same problem but it won't let me eject the!



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It's most likely your hard drive. It has to be functional for the DVD portion to work. It can be replaced by a preconfigured kit or buy a new drive and do it yourself. You can also send it to places like CCS in Indiana that will thoroughly test out the unit and give you options.

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