Well, my 3310 managed to completely wipe itself off the face of the Earth over the last three days. On Monday I was working on copying some .iso files to the unit over USB via my laptop. I admit it was a lot, about 45GB worth of movies (six files, I think) when about half way through the copying suddenly stopped and I was getting errors on one of the .iso files. That's when the terribleness started.
Every time after that, whenever I would connect the unit over USB, Windows no longer recognized the drive and kept saying I had to format it. Since I really didn't want to do that (and lose somewhere in the realm of 200GB worth of movies and recordings), I kept cancelling it and tried to access the drive otherwise. No joy any other way, yet running the Tvix normally and through my TV let me see all my original folders, recordings, etc.
Fast forward to tonight when I'm trying again to copy some movie files to the unit, and I'm struggling with using the network interface to try copying that way. I decide to try USB again, and it gives me the same issue (Windows acts like the drive isn't formatted). Finally after a few freezes and reboots, the Tvix decides it doesn't like the internal drive either and when it boots up a third or fourth time it asks me to format too. I tried rebooting it a few more times to no avail, and now I appear to be not only without any way to get to the drive (Windows still won't recognize it) but the whole drive appears wiped.
I AM A VERY UNHAPPY CAMPER.
I don't even know where to go with this, I guess I could complain to Dvico but what exactly is their issue? Somehow the USB interface corrupted the drive to where it was partially usable? I'm really at a loss here. I know the drive is gone, I don't think there's much I can do about it. Just when I was starting to get pleased again with my Tvix, with the hopes that they are finally ironing out the tuning problems and I was working on building up an instant-DVD library on it, the thing goes kablooey. Cripes.