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Reset Everything == Format?
Posted 31 January 2007 - 11:17 AM
I hear people recommend formatting for really misbehaved HR20s, but did I actually format it, or just erase all the settings and content when I did a "Reset Everything"?
If I didn't format it, how do I do so? I want to start fresh on this thing, since it's been really acting up with lockups.
Posted 31 January 2007 - 11:18 AM
You can do it from the boot as well, in case you can't get to the Reset Everything item in the menu (due to some sort of hang or freeze)
HR44-700, WD20EURX 2 TB eSATA/ThermalTake Max 5 Enclosure
HR24-200, WD20EVDS 2 TB eSATA/ThermalTake Dock
HR24-200, H21-200. Samsung UN60C6400 60" LED/LCD
DirecTV since 1995
Posted 31 January 2007 - 11:20 AM
So what I did was the proper way to format that people suggest for problematic HR20s. Thanks!
Posted 31 January 2007 - 11:23 AM
Posted 31 January 2007 - 11:33 AM
Formatting from the front panel doesn't do as much as the reset everything from the menu, which you will find clears more of the memory chips than "just" formatting the disk [front panel reformat]. If you can't get into the menu, then you need to use the front panel reformat. If you can get into the menu, I would say that's the preferred method.
Great, thanks I'm going to go home at lunch and try to add as many of my SLs as I can, depending on how much guide data has populated since last night