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How do you reformat the hard drive for hr-20/700

Frame freezes up for a few seconds on recorded programs.

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If you go into the DVR's Menu/Setup there will be menu selections to "Restart Receiver" and "Reset Receiver"
In the reset menu you should find three options "restart receiver" which is roughly equivalent (and possibly safer) than the reset button or a power cycle. "Reset defaults" will clear all of your preferences and personal setting without affecting recordings. "Reset Everything" pretty much returns the receiver to ground zero and deletes everything.

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I experienced my self that the best way to succeed in recordong video tapes or tv programs is to use a stand alone recorder .
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