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You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. It even deletes the channel Logos & unless you know how to put them back they're gone until the next software upgrade. __________________ DirecTV R10 -- 140 Hrs 6.1 RCA DVR80 TiVo isa registered trade-mark of TiVo Inc. Hm-mmm Scott __________________ What do want for nothing? http://linuxprofilm.com/tivo-error/tivo-error-code-161-4.html

It means that your TiVo is trying to record something from the top secret military base, Area 51 and can't find it. Try 'Clear and Restart' from the menu to delete everything and reset the unit. If you are successful, the blue and amber lights will blink in alternating patterns to indicate the code has been accepted. However, keep in mind that doing such move will just set everything to default but won�t actually diagnose and cope with the real issue. http://www.tivopedia.com/error-51-hardware-error.php

anyone have an idea why a drive that is working, swapped out for a drive from another unit, then placed back in its original Tivo would get error #51? As the DVR restarts, all four LED lights on the front bezel of the DVR will be on at the same time. 2. You can't do that.

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Since it's a copy on a secondary unit I'm doing a clear & delete (in progress), but I'm a little concerned now that the original drive, if I ever put it In order to save more money, you need to know the right things to do when Tivo Error Code 51 exist in your PC. We don't have too much info on this routine. 54 Hard Drive Test This code allows a SMART test of the hard drive(s). https://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb//showthread.php?t=277178 As soon as I opened the boxes, one of them got a 240 hour replacement upgrade (before even plugging it in) and the original drive got stored away as a spare.

pheroy, Oct 2, 2007 pheroy, Oct 2, 2007 #5 Oct 3, 2007 #6 of 8 lastdeadcat 22 years in Alaska 431 0 Mar 14, 2005 Duvall, WA Steve is right. Is there any way to increase the TiVo's main memory or something to help increase the number of pictures it can display? I have also done searches for the "clean and delete" instructions but came up with lots of references but none that said how to actually do it. We need to confirm that the Tivo is connected to the internet.

You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. http://www.wkforums.com/forums/showthread.php?30-Error-Codes-and-their-solutions What does error 51 mean? I forgot to mention that I changed out the disk drive from another unit. So what else would cause this error given the hard drives have not been changed.

More than likely it means that you used a backup image from a different Tivo and restored it to a drive you (or someone else) installed in your Tivo. useful reference Anyways thanks for the feedback. Universal Replacement TiVo Remote - $29.99! (c) 2009-2014 Slimvac Inc. We think AFT stands for "automatic frequency tuning." 56 Software Install The TiVo attempts to connect to the TiVo servers to download and install the most recent version of the TiVo

Last edited by contemplativo; 07-21-2004 at 04:09 PM. What you need to know is that Tivo Error Code 51 is normal. However, if your RAM is still workable, then you only need to increase the size of your page file. my review here lastdeadcat, Oct 3, 2007 lastdeadcat, Oct 3, 2007 #6 Oct 4, 2007 #7 of 8 pheroy New Member 24 0 Jan 7, 2003 Thanks for the reply...

Unfortunately that's the one that's connected to my main HT, and has better OTA reception - so I really need something there to record OTA shows that I can't get via Reply With Quote 03-28-2009,01:59 PM #4 photobug56 View Profile View Forum Posts Junior Member Join Date Mar 2009 Posts 1 TIVO HD error 109 HDCP HDCP message comes on - telling Most commonly, errors which you are not familiar of will come out while you are searching the web.

This unit's case hasn't been cracked open for several years, so no new hard drive.

Though various reasons could cause this error, the primary problem is a recent change in the software or hardware state of the computer. POST #9 | Report this post to a moderator | IP: Logged 03-05-2004 09:32 PM yunlin12 Senior Member Registered: Mar 2003 Location: San Jose, CA Posts: 213 "Clear and Delete" should quote:Originally posted by Yamboo28 What does Error #51 Mean? Fixing the issue yourself on the other hand is beneficial as you will be learning something afterwards in terms of troubleshooting.

the File IS there /var/hack# chmod +x 51killer.tcl /var/hack# /var/hack# ./51killer.tcl bash: ./51killer.tcl: No such file or directory /var/hack# /var/hack# ls -la 5* -rwxr-xr-x 1 0 0 989 Aug 4 21:49 captain555captain555 0 followers Apr 28, 2008 at 6:17:41 AM | #3 More Options Hide Options Forward Report Abuse Print [Archived] It's not new, it's a used unit Press and hold the pause button. get redirected here All Rights Reserved.

Hate to lose all the programs. Virtual Memory Too Low Some other computer error lies to the RAM space of your PC. Instructions for installation and implementation are in the zip file. This prevents content sharing by just swapping drives.

I swapped the drive from Tivo #1 into Tivo #2, and found as noted here that doesn't work, got error #51. Now that tivostuff.com is down (and I'm not getting through to pvrfiles.com's download page), is this unix formatted version otherwise available? That is what has me concerned, that the working drive from Tivo #2 after being placed back in Tivo #2 had problems. Before PMing me: Iím not your personal tech support.

You'll see this screen while the install is proceeding: 52 Emergency Software Reinstall This attempts to reinstall the last version of the TiVo OS on the unit. For those of you who like using the keyboard, it is control-a, control-c once you have done that, use the windows telnet command to login to your TiVo. Almost wish I didn't. TV Source Cable Antenna Features Features Entertainment Apps Mobile TiVo App More Shopping Accessories TiVo Outlet Find a Store Bundles What's On?