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Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-11-01, 02:38 PM
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Posted By quimbysjody
Thanks ScaryBob, I forgot to look there! Sorry to...

Thanks ScaryBob, I forgot to look there! Sorry to see you are having the same issues.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-11-01, 09:57 AM
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Posted By quimbysjody
I have had my update since Thursday afternoon. ...

I have had my update since Thursday afternoon.

Since then, I have had three bad recordings:
Friday night, 10 pm Warehouse 13 on Showcase Channel.
Sunday night/Monday morning, 2 am Halloween...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-11-01, 04:44 AM
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Posted By quimbysjody
I did a PVR flush. It did not make a difference...

I did a PVR flush. It did not make a difference for my particular problem.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-10-31, 02:48 PM
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Posted By quimbysjody
I have had a similar issue. When watching...

I have had a similar issue.

When watching a recorded show on playback (typically this occurs once a week) the recorded show will suddenly freeze. I believe that this has happened three times...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-10-10, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2,993
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Posted By quimbysjody
I did just that and it made a huge difference,...

I did just that and it made a huge difference, thank you! It brought back probably 15 or more old recordings, some going back as far as August. Bizarre.

My % rate is reading properly now. I am...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-10-09, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,993
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Posted By quimbysjody
Is it possible to have a bad spot on your...

Is it possible to have a bad spot on your harddrive? I find that I will be watching a recording, the recording will freeze and, when I hit STOP, the screen will return to a regular feed channel. ...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-08-25, 11:34 AM
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Posted By quimbysjody
No matter how I tried to explain that it wouldn't...

No matter how I tried to explain that it wouldn't be such a big issue if it was just short term during the storm, but that it was the failure to recovery after the signal loss and lost recordings...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-08-25, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 912,055
Posted By quimbysjody
Exactly. This could mean losing anywhere from 30...

Exactly. This could mean losing anywhere from 30 minutes of programmed recordings, to days of recordings (if you are away), until you are able to return to your machine and prompt it to continue. ...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-08-25, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 912,055
Posted By quimbysjody
We got a lot of rain in Ontario last night. I...

We got a lot of rain in Ontario last night. I was watching a taped movie and suddenly my screen goes black (I can still hear the volume) and the "you are not authorized for this channel" message...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-08-23, 02:50 PM
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Posted By quimbysjody
Smile Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-08-23, 11:19 AM
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Posted By quimbysjody
Thanks Gary. The problem with that, though, is...

Thanks Gary. The problem with that, though, is that some shows are not marked as new, so if I choose the "new" option, I won't get the show! Torchwood is an example of this. And, unfortunately,...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-08-22, 07:20 PM
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Posted By quimbysjody
I just got the DVR 630 as a replacement for my...

I just got the DVR 630 as a replacement for my refurbished DVR 530 today. I cannot say that I love it, and I have only been playing with it for two hours. As mentioned above, I do not understand...
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