08-04-2013 10:44 AM
With no movies/events recorded, our DVR shows 45% of recorded space is available.
Is this a manufacturer's defect and has anyone else experienced this situation?
08-04-2013 12:30 PM
I'd do a hard reboot by unplug/plug in power after 30 seconds. This will fix many DVR problems, let us know if it worked,
If not, the Community Mgrs here will be around shortly. good luck.
08-05-2013 11:29 PM
All the reprogramming is the same thing, no matter which one you do.
08-06-2013 4:56 AM
Oh, really? So why have 3 different activities that do the same thing? :smileyconfused:
08-06-2013 5:21 AM
Just to throw my 2 cents in.......I would think that if the OP showed only 45% of the drive left, it would be better to format it back to factory to re-gain the lost clusters. Since they had no recorded shows there would be no impact by do the re-format. If they had to do it later to re-gain the space, after recording content, they would be worse off because then they would lose all of their recordings.
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08-06-2013 11:49 PM
I've always found it hard to hold the 2 buttons down w/o hitting any other ones w/my big fingers and loss of minor touch control due to the arthritis in my fingers and hands.
08-07-2013 11:12 AM
Just checking up on your post. The "Disaster Recovery" function that beebeesa, jeffermc, and mibrnsurg are suggesting is used to perform a reset on the DVR, it is highly likely that these steps they provided will resolve this kind of issue with your DVR, but if it still shows only 45% available storage after a disaster recovery, then feel free to let us know about it and we'll be glad to arrange shipping you a replacement. Thank you!
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