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Letters next to programs

What do the letters next to recorded programs mean? Thank you in advance!

What do the letters next to recorded programs mean? Thank you in advance!

Letters next to programs

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Oct 15, 2012 6:13:36 PM
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What letters?  can you post a picture?

What letters?  can you post a picture?

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Oct 16, 2012 8:29:57 AM
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Quote: Originally Posted by peds48_installs

What letters? can you post a picture?


Next to a few recorded programs there is a "K". Not sure what it means. I thought it was for pilot programs, but not all of the newer shows have them, and some shows like "The Amazing Race", has it.

Quote: Originally Posted by peds48_installs

What letters? can you post a picture?


Next to a few recorded programs there is a "K". Not sure what it means. I thought it was for pilot programs, but not all of the newer shows have them, and some shows like "The Amazing Race", has it.

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Oct 16, 2012 8:46:47 AM
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K indicates the program has the "keep until I delete" tab attached. On demand programs have that automatically. It can be added or deleted to any program in the "list" by highlighting the program and pressing the blue remote button.

 

Note that "keep until I delete" is a bit of a misnomer.  It's overcome by the "keep at most" rule and by the expiration date rule.  It really only works if the hard drive is full and the system automatically deletes programs to make room for scheduled recordings.  In that case, the K programs are spared.  Of course, if all programs are K then it offers no advantage whatever.

K indicates the program has the "keep until I delete" tab attached. On demand programs have that automatically. It can be added or deleted to any program in the "list" by highlighting the program and pressing the blue remote button.

 

Note that "keep until I delete" is a bit of a misnomer.  It's overcome by the "keep at most" rule and by the expiration date rule.  It really only works if the hard drive is full and the system automatically deletes programs to make room for scheduled recordings.  In that case, the K programs are spared.  Of course, if all programs are K then it offers no advantage whatever.

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Oct 19, 2012 8:36:37 AM
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Damn, sorry I didn't come back and thank you for helping me with this. Now I know exactly what they mean. I must be getting forgetful again. Thanks!Cool

Damn, sorry I didn't come back and thank you for helping me with this. Now I know exactly what they mean. I must be getting forgetful again. Thanks!Cool

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Oct 19, 2012 10:58:03 AM
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No problem, you're welcome, and not the only one who is having some memory problems.

No problem, you're welcome, and not the only one who is having some memory problems.

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What problem? Is there a problem? :0)

What problem? Is there a problem? :0)

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