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Failing DVR hard drive please help


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#1 sleeptcatz

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Posted 26 March 2013 - 09:24 AM

I have a Directv dvr that keeps giving me error messages when scanning disk and is stuck in reboot mode. It says 507 errors and corrects over 600 when it gets s5uck. I have another dvr that works fine, is there any way to recover the shows that I have recorded. I normally wouldnt care but my kids were on tv a few times and I dont want to lose those recordings! Please help

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Posted 26 March 2013 - 09:52 AM

I'm going to suggest also looking in the DirecTV forums on dbstalk http://www.dbstalk.com/forumdisplay.php?f=82

as there are knowledgeable people there when dealing with the DirecTV DVRs and receivers. Since you didn't say if it is a HD or SD DVR I can't be more specific as to which subforum.

 

There is a slim possibility that opening up the DVR and putting the drive in a computer and running the drive makers software could help.However unless you own it that is against the DirecTV TOS. Due to the way DirecTV does their software the drive will only play back in the DVR it recorded in as I understand it. I have directions on opening different HR series DVRs there.

 

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