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Hopper - S208 Software Experiences/Bugs Discuss (Limited Release)


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#41 OFFLINE   James Long

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 05:23 PM

POV = Point of View. It appears to "us" to be random, not targeted.
If you could actually see the targeting it would be less random.

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 05:31 PM

Time to start a new thread.

I got S209 on one of my Hoppers last night.


If you could provide date/time of that download ... or a picture.

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 05:54 PM

If you could provide date/time of that download ... or a picture.


I could but I am not going to.
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Posted 25 April 2012 - 06:04 PM

S208 crashed again, just now. Start of PTAT. Two nights in a row after almost a week of trouble-free performance. Interesting stuff.

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 07:41 PM

I could but I am not going to.


It's something ... date and time from your TV screen .. hard to believe in such 'helpless' .. why ?

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 08:32 PM

It's something ... date and time from your TV screen .. hard to believe in such 'helpless' .. why ?

I will not be posting a screen shot when I get S2.09 (or whatever I get next) either.
It is not needed.

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 01:17 AM

OMG.

I would read a question before reply ... just in case if the process ignored - asking for DATE and TIME, no need screenshot for such thing.

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 01:29 AM

I would read a question before reply ... just in case if the process ignored - asking for DATE and TIME, no need screenshot for such thing.

Perhaps you should read your question ...

If you could provide date/time of that download ... or a picture.

As clearly stated, I will not be providing a picture - and I do not believe any picture or further information should be demanded. If someone wants to share the date of their download it is their choice - not a requirement nor something that should be asked for in a demeaning manner.

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 02:52 AM

Hey... make those crashes three nights in a row. Something has definitely gone south with S208. Bedroom Hopper is still on S207 and works fine. I'm going to do a power-off reset when I get home from work today if 208 is still there.

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 10:02 AM

Any comments on whether the new software release will allow me to play previously recorded programs from currently unsubcribed channels?

Thanks.

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 10:25 AM

Perhaps you should read your question ...

As clearly stated, I will not be providing a picture - and I do not believe any picture or further information should be demanded. If someone wants to share the date of their download it is their choice - not a requirement nor something that should be asked for in a demeaning manner.


It was clearly asked as a courtesy, not a DEMAND. We should cut the bickering also ! And paranoid intentions.

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 10:39 AM

Information I received about this issue indicates that any recordings from channels that aren't part of the subscribe channels will not allow for playback on that recorded event. I don't believe this policy is slated to change. Thanks.

Any comments on whether the new software release will allow me to play previously recorded programs from currently unsubcribed channels?

Thanks.



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Posted 26 April 2012 - 11:16 AM

Information I received about this issue indicates that any recordings from channels that aren't part of the subscribe channels will not allow for playback on that recorded event. I don't believe this policy is slated to change. Thanks.


Ray, that's an awful lousy rug to pull out from under us, then.

"Belligerent and numerous."

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 11:24 AM

Ray, that's an awful lousy rug to pull out from under us, then.


It's not the way any other Dish DVR works, so I'd say it's a bug. I hope Dish doesn't base their policies on software bugs. :-)

I'll certainly not consider upgrading to a Hopper/Joey system until the bug is fixed.

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 12:27 PM

It's not the way any other Dish DVR works, so I'd say it's a bug. I hope Dish doesn't base their policies on software bugs. :-)

I'll certainly not consider upgrading to a Hopper/Joey system until the bug is fixed.

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Considering channels move packages, I'd be pretty irate if I recorded something and lost the ability to view it the next day.

"Belligerent and numerous."

Sometimes I update the Dish Network FAQ

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 12:29 PM

Information I received about this issue indicates that any recordings from channels that aren't part of the subscribe channels will not allow for playback on that recorded event. I don't believe this policy is slated to change. Thanks.

Ok, then....

Does some plan exist to screw around with the ViP DVR series owners on this matter in some new firmware/software release?:nono2:

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 12:38 PM

Information I received about this issue indicates that any recordings from channels that aren't part of the subscribe channels will not allow for playback on that recorded event. I don't believe this policy is slated to change. Thanks.

Users with 209 are reporting otherwise. They claim their recordings will now play back regardless of current subscription.

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 12:58 PM

Not to mention the workaround.

Subscribe to that channel for a month+, Watch evereything and then drop it.
Remember when your kids were the TV set's remote control?

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 01:38 PM

I`m really new to this but if I understand correctly, whats the point in recording a program and then not being able to watch it at a later date subscriber to the same channels or not. I thought the purpose of a DVR was to record a program and have the ability to watch at another date and time...It should be my recording as long as I have the DVR in my posession... Word gets out that this is true about not keeping a recording that you are not subscribed too I think the sales will slow way down on the hopper...If I had known this was true I would have done something different than the hopper....AM I hearing correctly that you loose recordings to channels you unsubscribe too...

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 02:26 PM

I`m really new to this but if I understand correctly, whats the point in recording a program and then not being able to watch it at a later date subscriber to the same channels or not. I thought the purpose of a DVR was to record a program and have the ability to watch at another date and time...It should be my recording as long as I have the DVR in my posession... Word gets out that this is true about not keeping a recording that you are not subscribed too I think the sales will slow way down on the hopper...If I had known this was true I would have done something different than the hopper....AM I hearing correctly that you loose recordings to channels you unsubscribe too...


Perhaps you should read OFFICIAL note:

Information I received about this issue indicates that any recordings from channels that aren't part of the subscribe channels will not allow for playback on that recorded event. I don't believe this policy is slated to change. Thanks.






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