I had a surprise this morning when my HR44 would not power on this morning. The remote (RC71) would not turn it on (it would turn on my TV) the normal light on the remote flashed when the button was pressed. I changed the batteries anyway, no change. I checked on the HR24 to see if it could see the recordings on the HR44, nope no recordings from the HR44. It looked like the HR44 was completely off, not on the normal standby. I checked the power cord, moved plug from the UPS to a wall outlet, no change. It seemed completely dead. I checked the DirecTv site for troubleshooting suggestions for DVR will not turn on. I had already tried their recommendations. I finally fixed the problem by pushing the red reset button. That did it and it went through normal boot up process. No errors were displayed on the self-test. The remote worked normally, all recordings and configurations were there. I called Customer Service. No additional troubleshooting suggestions were provided. The only thing they said they could do would be to replace the HR44. Any other thoughts or suggestions?