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Dvr is programmed but at times "chooses" not to record show and other times it does record

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Be sure that a DVR timer is set to fire, instead of an auto tune. Also if it is a series then make sure you select new episodes, your dvr will not recor a program if it has already recorded the same program once, ( re run) you can also check your scehdule in your dvr to check if timer has been deleted or modified.

Posted on Nov 13, 2009

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Unfortunately there will be no fix for this, at one point your receiver might have asked you to delete all files when you tuned it on when it deleted your files it reformatted the hard drive incorrectly so you will need to contact dish network for replacment. if its leased it can be replaced at no charge maybe a shipping charge. If its purchased you can get dhpp warranty for 5.99 a month and that will cover replacement or repair.

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SOURCE: Unable to record show on the DVR

Try a hard reboot. Hold the power button on the box till it turns itself off. It will turn itself back on. After restarting try to record live tv. If you can't watch recorded shows either your harddrive may be fried. After thought, a $20 tv tuner card from e-bay for your computer, you could record them to your desktop.

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

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It sounds as if your going to need to replace the receiver as the hard drive has an error on it. I assume you can record live TV. There are also few 510's in the Dish Network service area throughout the country so my suggestion is to have Dish send the receiver to your home as opposed to creating a work order for a technician to come to your home as it will be hard to ensure you get the 510 back.If you decide to upgrade to a HD receiver try to get a model that does not have the internal hard drive but also has the expansion port on it. There is a one time fee to activate this port of 39.99. This amount will be recovered in the first year by using an external hard drive eliminating the 5.99 DVR fee every month. This option also allows you to have better control of your recordings and makes them portable. They also will not be lost by replacing the receiver. If you are a real big tv fan check out the sling box offers. Thanks for using Fix Ya.

Posted on Mar 18, 2009

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SOURCE: I want to record shows

The dvr , of which model you haven't said it, doesn't care where it is and what program is set to record; all it cares is to be connected to a source of signal and, if necessary, to be tuned to the channel in question.
So, if your dvr doesn't have 2 tuners or even a single correct/sattelite one , it will have to be connected directly to the receiver that receives the program you want to record - the one on the bedroom.

Posted on Feb 23, 2011

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