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HD TIVO to PC hard drive

by rupertr / January 5, 2005 5:15 AM PST

I have the new HD TiVo DVR and it works great with Direct TV. I love the HD programing which although limited is still crystal clear and beutiful. I want to know if it is technically possible to transfer ANY file from this DVR to my PC hard drive for later viewing on my laptop; HD or regular definition. Anybody have any ideas?

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That's TivoTogo.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 5, 2005 6:13 AM PST
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Tivo to go
by rupertr / January 6, 2005 1:31 AM PST
In reply to: That's TivoTogo.

Suposed to NOT work with Satellite box/Tivo combo (as per today's NYT) I have DirectTV TiVo combination HD box

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Then the answer to your original question is "Yes."
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 6, 2005 2:39 AM PST
In reply to: Tivo to go

There is no technical reason it can't be done.


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by gina0219 / August 4, 2006 4:05 AM PDT

If you have the DirecTV HD version of TiVo (HR10-250 I believe) then you can't use TiVotogo. The reason is there is no way to network your TiVo because DirecTV doesn't support it with this unit (and at this point it appears they never will), and has since created its own DVR, seemingly disolving its relationship with TiVo.

If you have a standalone TiVo then you should be able to network it and thus use TiVotogo.

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Correct (and i'll add a little more to it)
by masterying01 / August 4, 2006 6:02 AM PDT
In reply to: Actually...

althought you see USB ports in the back of your Directtv HD Tivo...those are ONLY for firmware upgrade purposes. It will not let you connect a USB wireless ethernet adapter into it.

there is no easy way to do it.

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