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722k Skipping to Live by Itself

Discussion in 'ViP612/622/722/722K DVR Support Forum' started by barryaz1, Dec 4, 2011.

  1. barryaz1

    barryaz1 AllStar

    Feb 5, 2007
    New problem, and first I've had in a long time.

    Playing either a recorded or more often, currently recording, program, and it skips to Live TV by itself. Sometimes when I went to skip forward the 20 or so seconds, sometimes just when playing.
  2. Jim5506

    Jim5506 Hall Of Fame

    Jun 7, 2004
    If you cannot back up through the time lost, it is probably your hard drive getting flakey - back recordings up to an EHD and report problems to Dish for possible replacement of your receiver.
  3. tampa8

    tampa8 Godfather/Supporter

    Mar 30, 2002
    It does sound like a classic prelude to a hard drive failure.
  4. rstark18

    rstark18 AllStar

    Aug 25, 2007
    Same thing happened to me the other day. Also I've been having some freezing and skipping issues. Running Spinrite on it right now to see if it detects any errors (I'm sure it will).
  5. barryaz1

    barryaz1 AllStar

    Feb 5, 2007
    so an update...
    Didn't get to buy another ehd and the 722 died first. Oh well, I'll have to find the missing programs on line.new one comes tomorrow.
  6. Fancydog

    Fancydog New Member

    Dec 28, 2011
    My 722 is now doing that also, after the L722 "software update". Its other new problems are in the "Incomplete guide, now no timers" thread.

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