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Question about External HD with 612 and 722 DVR


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#1 OFFLINE   ukwes21

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 08:26 PM

I have a VIP722 with an external hard drive and would like to take that hard drive and plug it into my VIP 612 to get shows off of it. Will the DVR want to reformat it? I don't want to lose the shows and will plug it back into the 722 when I'm done.

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#2 OFFLINE   Jim5506

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 10:19 PM

Should be a plug-and-play operation.

If your receiver balks, contact Dish and have them re-hit the receiver with your personal account code.

612/622/722/722k/922/Hopper all should be able to share EHD's on the same account (of course you can't have a Hopper with any of th eother receivers active simultaneously, but that's a different fairy tale.
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#3 OFFLINE   ukwes21

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 08:13 AM

Thanks!




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