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Can i connect my motorola dch3416 dvr to my laptop and save programs that i recorded to my hard drive?

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Hi,

Motorola DCH3416 has an USB port to connect to a PC. But you can't copy the files from DVR to laptop, they are encrypted and locked down, even if you opened the box and pulled out the drive you wouldn't be able to get a PC to recognize the format or copy the files off the drive.

(You can not connect data devices without contacting your service provider.
Because the Digital Rights Management (DRM) laws instituted by the entertainment industry prohibit the movement of copyrighted content from one system to another.)

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