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Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   11-27-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 20,299
Posted By ChampaignWalt
does this patch require using wirns and the...

does this patch require using wirns and the shell commands to keep the registry bits flipped properly?

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Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   08-04-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,247
Posted By ChampaignWalt
Adam, "anything they do with the service is...

Adam, "anything they do with the service is pursuant to the therms of your servie activation agreement" unless of course they are in violation of it... which you seem to think can't happen.

Cool!...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   08-02-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 933
Posted By ChampaignWalt
If you're on wirns 3, and paying for schedules...

If you're on wirns 3, and paying for schedules direct, you have no concern for what DNNA may do going forward, and can watch and record shows just as you've been dong previously.
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   08-02-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,477
Posted By ChampaignWalt
I use static ip settings on my 3 replays and...

I use static ip settings on my 3 replays and have DHCP turned on in my router. What bug am I suppose to see? What does it do to the replays?
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   08-01-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,274
Posted By ChampaignWalt
Uh, BS dectector is going off. The mothership...

Uh, BS dectector is going off. The mothership has to go digital because the FCC requires it? I'm not buying this.

Quote:Originally Posted by sbwinter2...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   08-01-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,342
Posted By ChampaignWalt
I had the same thought. By the way, I was...

I had the same thought. By the way, I was calling to determine what the new official response was to the question "when will dnna end service next". I imagine it would be something like "we will be...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   08-01-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,342
Posted By ChampaignWalt
I called the Replaytv customer support number...

I called the Replaytv customer support number today. A prerecorded message plays twice essentially reading the message sent to everyone's replay (still connected to the mothership).

Seems like...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   07-31-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,017
Posted By ChampaignWalt
That's exactly right...corps certainly try to...

That's exactly right...corps certainly try to enhance shareholder value -- NET. But those decisions that they make, might be pluses or minuses. The hope is that the minuses enhance the pluses....
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   07-31-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,017
Posted By ChampaignWalt
This is wrong. Corporations take chances. Some...

This is wrong. Corporations take chances. Some things they do might fail and simply just cost the company money that they right off. (examples: oil companies drilling a dry hole, drug companies...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   07-31-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,017
Posted By ChampaignWalt
I believe the cost of keeping the guide service...

I believe the cost of keeping the guide service going for DNNA is small, and the potential legal fight to defend (and quite possibliy lose) against breach of contract claims would have been more...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   07-31-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,017
Posted By ChampaignWalt
This is just sophestry. Corporations are...

This is just sophestry. Corporations are *legally* beholden to lots of entities: bond holders, share holders, venders they owe money too, clients they owe product/services to, land lord, uncle sam...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   07-31-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,841
Posted By ChampaignWalt
Well said. Quote: Originally Posted by...

Well said.

Quote:
Originally Posted by ritafp http://images.avsforum.com/avs-/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   07-31-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,841
Posted By ChampaignWalt
There's no mention of service or subscripton...

There's no mention of service or subscripton because back then there was no service you bought in addition to the product. No need to pay a price to "activate" your box. In fact, that was also true...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   07-30-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,247
Posted By ChampaignWalt
Everyone likes to talk about HD being the way of...

Everyone likes to talk about HD being the way of the future...ok fine...but remember replaytv and tivo both have/had the ability to record in 3 lvls of quality (high, medium, and standard). So even...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   07-30-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,841
Posted By ChampaignWalt
"Lifetime" has to mean the "lifetime" of...

"Lifetime" has to mean the "lifetime" of something/someone (the box or the customer). That's common sense. Using "lifetime" when they mean something else is deceptive.

They also had made it clear...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   07-30-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,841
Posted By ChampaignWalt
Adam, ever read 1984? Are you familar with...

Adam, ever read 1984? Are you familar with "newspeak"? ReplayTV said "lifetime" and it was pretty clear it was the life of the box. It was replaytv that said "lifetime" service would transfer to new...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   07-30-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,841
Posted By ChampaignWalt
Adam, a buisness owes us something because they...

Adam, a buisness owes us something because they sold it to us. "Lifetime" was the word THEY used. If they meant 3 years, or 5 years, or 10 years, they should have said as much. In fact, at one point...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   07-30-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,841
Posted By ChampaignWalt
Quote:Originally Posted by brobin...

Quote:Originally Posted by brobin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20757926)

I think we should at least give them the benefit of the doubt and a...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   07-30-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,004
Posted By ChampaignWalt
Thanks guys! And DNNA, what was with...

Thanks guys!


And DNNA, what was with that "fire drill"?
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   07-30-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,247
Posted By ChampaignWalt
I know I would have problems trusting DNNA. I'd...

I know I would have problems trusting DNNA. I'd like to know what DNNA has to say officially about the service going forward (in addition to the vague language already put out).
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   07-30-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,247
Posted By ChampaignWalt
It could have been the large array of complaints...

It could have been the large array of complaints from many sources. Like the Better Business Bureau cases...I filed one.
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   07-29-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,342
Posted By ChampaignWalt
So DNNA doesn't claim "it's not us, blame...

So DNNA doesn't claim "it's not us, blame directv ...it's their responsibility"? Hmm Interesting.
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   07-28-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By ChampaignWalt
For a while I used old belkin wireless routers...

For a while I used old belkin wireless routers in bridge mode...it worked ok for a while, but started to become spotty when I moved my furniture around and the router to a place where the signal...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   07-28-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By ChampaignWalt
"Manual" record is a type of recording that has...

"Manual" record is a type of recording that has a specific meaning within the RTV interface. Using that term could certainly be confusing.
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   07-27-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,671
Posted By ChampaignWalt
Let me know if you're able to get IVS working...

Let me know if you're able to get IVS working too...(you may have to PM me on that, although I'll try to follow this thread).

Quote:Originally Posted by replayrob...
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