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How can I format hard drive?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by sp44, Oct 10, 2006.

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  1. sp44

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    My box is so hosed that after a reset it just hangs on the "startup complete" screen.
     
  2. Earl Bonovich

    Earl Bonovich Lifetime Achiever

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    Hold the RECORD and DOWNARROW at the same time during startup, till the unit reboots.


    How long does it "hang" it can sit for a good 5-10 minutes some times.
    Also try disconnecting your HDMI
     
  3. sp44

    sp44 Legend

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    not using HDMI and it was hanging for 45 mins at least before I gave up
     
  4. sp44

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    well I tried that twice, after it reboots I hear the hard drive just cranking and it does nothing
     
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