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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-06-2010, 08:40 PM Thread Starter
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a drive in the old series-1 TiVo gave up the ghost today and I can't find my old original drive in the piles of crap around the house.

anybody have a backup image I can use to throw onto a replacement drive or know where I can get one off the net somewhere?

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-07-2010, 07:49 AM
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Get a new tivo.

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Probably best to get a new one. If you have lifetime service, see about sending it in for repair. Maybe if they can't fix it, they'll transfer the service?

Go research the Tivo forums. I have a tivo imaged drive, but I think the data on the drives is unit specific.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-07-2010, 08:09 AM Thread Starter
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I'd get a new one if it didn't have lifetime service on it. It missed TiVo's cutoff for one free xfer to a different unit by 1 month before they changed their service agreement policy. haha yes this one is over 10 years old...

I just found an image online and will be installing that to revive this unit.

Thx guys
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