Question about Pioneer DVR-530H-S DVD Player/HDD Recorder
Since my last post, I have rectified the problem.....
1) I opened the unit to find a seagate HDD
2) I downloaded the Seatools in dos format and burned the image on to a cd rom
3)Taking out the HDD from my recorder,I hooked it up to another pc and ran the seatools disk @ bootup.
I tried for 2 hrs to repair the bloody thing ( 160 gb!) so i gave up and tried to erase the full HDD...which worked.
4) on my laptop i navigated to Pioneers site and found my recorder along with instructions and a zip file that contained 2 files.
5)After reading the destructions erm i mean instructions ;) I put the HDD back into the recorder and followed the instructions again..
Crossing my fingers i turned the recorder back on and to my amazement i was able to have more functionality..BUT... it says my HDD name error so I ran the disk again and wallah! all worked XDDDD
Here are the links
http://www.pioneer.co.uk/uk/content/support/support/update/DVR.html check if your model is there.
http://download.seagate.com/seatools/registration.nsf/desktop?openform Just add your email too download.
I hope you fix yours XD
Posted on Dec 07, 2008
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