Confused about On Demand

Discussion in 'General DISH™ Discussion' started by champion6, Aug 18, 2013.

  1. champion6

    champion6 Cool Member

    Dec 6, 2004
    I did some searching, but can't find an answer.

    I have a Hopper and I want to download an On Demand free movie. How long do I have before it "disappears" from my hard drive?
  2. Stewart Vernon

    Stewart Vernon Roving Reporter Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Jan 7, 2005
    Kittrell, NC
    I thought most movies indicate this when you are ordering them... Most should be 30 days until you first start watching them, then 24 hours after you start watching. Technically it may stay on the hard drive a little longer than that, but you can't watch it any more without re-purchasing.
  3. lparsons21

    lparsons21 Hall Of Fame

    Mar 4, 2006
    Herrin, IL
    Most of the free movies have 30 day expirations from what I've seen and that clock starts when you download it I think.

    Pay movies and shows are different though.
  4. Mike.H_DISHNetwork

    Mike.H_DISHNetwork DISH Representative DISH Representative

    Feb 1, 2011
    [SIZE=medium]When ordering a Free VOD movie, it will last for 30 days. If you were to order a VOD that cost, you will have 24-48 hours after you have started to watch it before it will expire.[/SIZE]

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