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Can I do a low level format on my DVR because it keeps corrupting new recordings? My DVR started acting up about a month ago. DISH tech support told me to remove the surge protector and plug it directly into the wall. That worked for a week then the problem returned. Another tech told me to erase all the recorded programs because I probably had a corrupt recording that was interfering with all the recorded programs on the drive. I erased several of the most recently recorded ones and the problem cleared up. But a program I recorded since had a corrupt picture. Is there a way to do a low level format that will seal off the bad sectors so the DVR can't write to them? Thanks.

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This could not be the hardisk, it could be the main hv capacitor on the psu if your dvr has same psu as the thomson dt16300?

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Hi my name is Mike Houston of DISH Network customer service. I wanted to see if the issue with the corrupted recordings is still going on. If so, please reply to this post and I would be more than happy to take a detailed look at it with you.

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