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Discussion in 'General DISH™ Discussion' started by pete.johnson, Apr 8, 2013.

  1. pete.johnson

    pete.johnson New Member

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    My Vip 612 DVR crashed twice within 30 minutes just now. Once after deleting dome recordings, and then while just watching. Is this due to a recent software update? A few months ago this behavior was common, but then it calmed down. I hope this isn't an indication that we have buggy software again. - pj
     
  2. P Smith

    P Smith Mr. FixAnything

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    time to run diags on SATA drive ... search for "memory map" and diags special codes (by pressing buttons on remote)
     
  3. tampa8

    tampa8 Godfather/Supporter

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    There has been no software updates for a very long time. Sounds like either the hard drive is going, or it's overheating.
     

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