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"Delete" changes to different recording

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by vfr781rider, Dec 7, 2018 at 5:18 PM.

  1. vfr781rider

    vfr781rider Legend

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    I searched and didn't find anything on this. Surely it's not just me :( HR54, most of the time when deleting a show I just watched, the GUI switches to a completely different set of recordings wanting to delete a completely different show. I lost a couple this way before I caught on to what was going on. I have tried this both from the HR54 and from the C61 client and they both do it. I have tried with left arrow from a RC73 remote as well as the stop button on a RC65 and they both do this as well, so it seems to be the HR54. Software 0x1104 from 9/21, so this has been going on a while. Anyone else???
     
  2. DMG

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    Yes, this is one of the many bugs with playlist handling introduced with the new GUI.


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  3. JerryMeeker

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    Known problem. I have seen it many times. Always pay close attention when deleting anything,
     
  4. flyaeger

    flyaeger New Member

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    Does anyone know if the x1144 release to be rolled out in December fixes this problem?
     
  5. JerryMeeker

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    Don’t know, but it’s only a problem if you are not paying attention to what you are deleting.
     
  6. Howie

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    I lost a couple of things because of this earlier on with the new GUI. I'm now more attentive to what I'm deleting.
     
  7. carl6

    carl6 Moderator Staff Member DBSTalk Club

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    The problem is fixed in newer releases. And yes, it is "only a problem if you don't pay attention", but it cost me a number of recordings. That isn't someplace that a user typically pays attention to that level of detail, and in my own opinion, shouldn't have to.
     
  8. texasbrit

    texasbrit Well-Known Member

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    Who told you 1144 would be rolled out in December? If there is a rollout, it will be way beyond 1144.
     
  9. flyaeger

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    I’ve been reading in other threads that the fix for the missing programs in the playlist is supposed to be fixed in December. Some people have reported that they already have 1144 installed and it does fix that problem. So I’m hoping they rollout that fix to the rest of us soon.
     
  10. Rich

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    CSRs and installers tell folks that a fix is right around the corner constantly. Gives everyone hope and nothing happens.

    Rich
     
  11. flyaeger

    flyaeger New Member

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    Hmmm ... well I hope that’s not the case this time, but I understand your skepticism.
     
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  12. James Long

    James Long Ready for Uplink! Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

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    That sounds like blame the victim. It also highlights the need for an undo/undelete command to assist customers who are led to delete the wrong content.
     
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  13. Rich

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    I've been that "victim". I learned from the experience. An undo command would be wonderful. I can't imagine that happening, tho.

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