20 Most Recent Tivo Series 2 80-Hours Video Recorder Questions & Answers

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Aunsoft video converter is a nice tool to convert

Well, I think Leawo Video Converter is also a nice tool, I used it for years, it is an all-in-one best video converter for downloading to convert videos among popular formats like AVI, MPEG, WMV, MP4, FLV, RM, MOV, Xvid, 3GP, etc., transform audios between MP3, WMA, WAV, M4A, AAC and AC3 audios, and create fascinating photos from video files.
12/24/2020 2:11:47 AM • Tivo Series 2... • Answered on Dec 24, 2020
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Cant record on tivo

You probably need a current subscription and a source of analog TV channels. Discuss the issue with us in greater depth at the TiVo Community Forum. http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/index.php? Not an official TiVo, Inc. site, but the best overall TiVo user community.
7/27/2014 10:16:26 AM • Tivo Series 2... • Answered on Jul 27, 2014
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Why am I getting a Temporary Service Connection Error message?

Tivo won't know this until you tell it.... you need to change your network settings on your Tivo to reflect the new SSID and password...........
7/14/2014 12:09:21 AM • Tivo Series 2... • Answered on Jul 14, 2014
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Mod tcd240080 not powering up

Check your cable for damages and/or Contact Tivo if you still have a warranty.
6/20/2014 10:15:37 PM • Tivo Series 2... • Answered on Jun 20, 2014
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TV was working fine untl I accidentally hit the Menu button, then the screen went black except for the top bar that shows the channel, program name, description, etc...

Press the TIVO button. This should return you to the main screen. If this doesn't work, the box is most likely hung up. Unpolug the power cord, count to 10 and plug it back in. It will take a few minutes to boot back up, but this should fix the problem.
4/8/2014 10:31:51 PM • Tivo Series 2... • Answered on Apr 08, 2014
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Convert tivo files to readable formatson devices other than win media plyr on computr

If you are pulling them from an S2 Nero Vision will convert them automatically from the .TIVO file to a DVD player readable DVD. Works gread and been doing it for years.
11/5/2010 2:04:58 AM • Tivo Series 2... • Answered on Nov 05, 2010
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Tivo turns off TV unexpectedly

You could have a faulty power supply going out...
I would replace the power supply.
7/5/2010 10:20:46 PM • Tivo Series 2... • Answered on Jul 05, 2010
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TiVo/Linksys Compatability

The router should be fine.
Use a Compatible Wired or Wireless adapter.
7/5/2010 10:19:44 PM • Tivo Series 2... • Answered on Jul 05, 2010
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Trouble with getting account status

Hello,
Do a complete CLEAR and ERASE.
Repeat guided setup.
7/5/2010 10:18:25 PM • Tivo Series 2... • Answered on Jul 05, 2010
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TiVo has power but something is up.

Replace the power supply.
Sometimes, it will just have enought power for the LED and Fan. But not enough for booting up the drive correctly.
7/5/2010 10:16:28 PM • Tivo Series 2... • Answered on Jul 05, 2010
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Changing Channels with Series 2 Tivo

Make sure you are using the IR cable to control the Cable Box.
Make sure that you have already done a guided setup again from the tivo box.
7/5/2010 10:12:22 PM • Tivo Series 2... • Answered on Jul 05, 2010
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Faulty IR reciever on Tivo series 2

Hello, Replace the IR cable, The motherboard is not repairable yourself.
Sometimes the Cables go bad.
7/5/2010 10:03:29 PM • Tivo Series 2... • Answered on Jul 05, 2010
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There comming out with a udate stay tuned, and please check your cableing as we discussed in chat earlier, and rate this one too thanks.. Btw, I’m available to help over the phone in case u need at https://www.6ya.com/expert/edwy_1a56970cf1ea4620
5/15/2009 6:25:10 AM • Tivo Series 2... • Answered on May 15, 2009
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Tivo won't change my TV Channels anymore with direct cable

I re-did the guided setup in the Tivo under Messages & Settings/Restart-Reset System/Restart menu section in Tivo. Once I did that, it cleared this issue, even though I didn't have to change any of my settings thru this guided setup. I tried a reset alone first, but that did not fix it. Only this fixed it. We had lost both power and cable during a recent tree fall in a storm, and when both were restored, this problem started. I have a cable coax directly in the back of the TV (no cable box/IR etc) and the system is on a home wireless network. I actually have 2 identical Tivo's in the house set up the same way but only one had this problem. The other worked no different after the outage.
10/13/2008 9:48:13 AM • Tivo Series 2... • Answered on Oct 13, 2008
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Tivo tv screen frozen

It could be your tuner, can you/have you tried changing to another channel?
9/27/2008 9:56:22 PM • Tivo Series 2... • Answered on Sep 27, 2008
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Powering up

It's most likely your hard drive. You can do it yourself and get the software and hard drive or buy a pre-configured kit.

It could be the power supply/motherboard.

It's extremely hard to say without seeing the unit in person. A great place to send it is CCS in Indiana. They'll test it and replace/upgrade the drive (if you choose that option).
9/24/2008 3:28:59 AM • Tivo Series 2... • Answered on Sep 24, 2008
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Tivo turns off TV

Hi,

For some reason your Tivo is tripping the internal breaker of your TV. Check the cables and see that they are not damaged and are connected properly (all the cables that hook up to the Tivo). If you have a spare set of cables, try them to see if the TV still turns off.
1/1/2008 8:45:40 PM • Tivo Series 2... • Answered on Jan 01, 2008
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Tivo

It's most likely your hard drive. It can be replaced by doing it yourself or by using a pre-configured kit that you just put in and reprogram your settings and season passes. You will LOSE EVERYTHING on your drive, and if you are having trouble with your drive, there is no way to salvage any recordings off of it.
12/20/2007 6:11:14 PM • Tivo Series 2... • Answered on Dec 20, 2007
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