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Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by dod1450, Nov 19, 2017.

  1. Dec 6, 2017 #81 of 159
    SockMonkey

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    Been a long time since I’ve posted here. But this brought me back. I received the email about the interface update a few weeks ago. Today I got an onscreen message about the update being installed. I allowed it to continue, but when it restarted it didn’t appear any different. However, navigating deep into the menus I have some screens that are in the new design. Anyone else have this? I am not seeing any discussion about this partial update. Is this intentional? I’m seeing the updated screens only on my Genie Mini.

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  2. Dec 7, 2017 #82 of 159
    P Smith

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    Bob, you forgot to post FW versions of your devices, take it from System info screen
     
  3. Dec 7, 2017 #83 of 159
    TDK1044

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    I consider each new day without this upgrade to be a blessing :):)
     
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  4. Dec 7, 2017 #84 of 159
    APB101

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    My receivers are the 20, 21, 24 series. No upgrade. To be frank, I haven’t followed this much. And it hasn’t been on my mind. I am sorry anyone is having a problem with the upgrade. My sibling has Comcast. The x1. Beautiful. And it would be great to have. Unfortunately, for Comcast, I prefer the channel lineup from AT&T’s DirecTV (especially with the upgrades of programmers’ HD; something not happening lately in my area of southeast Michigan).
     
  5. Dec 7, 2017 #85 of 159
    dod1450

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    I think I have to agree with you. Base on the discussions it looks like ATT/Directv may not have a fix.
     
  6. Dec 7, 2017 #86 of 159
    Billzebub

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    I have the X1 at my apartment in Harrisburg PA. Not bad, but one downside is the lag with the 30 second skip. While their mobile app is still better than Directv’s they recently had to remove the ability to schedule recordings with it because of losing a lawsuit with TIVO
     
  7. Dec 8, 2017 #87 of 159
    SockMonkey

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    Yeah, sorry, I should know better...

    C61K-700 4K Genie Mini (0x0FBA)
    HR54/500 Genie (0x0D80)

    Just the standard national releases. Haven’t done any CE downloads in a few years at least.

    Bob
     
  8. Dec 8, 2017 #88 of 159
    SockMonkey

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    I actually really like the look of the screens that have changed on mine. But I am a bit leery after reading this thread.

    Bob
     
  9. Dec 8, 2017 #89 of 159
    dod1450

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    You won't believe this. I just received today ,12/8/2017, another email from Directv "In just a few days when you turn on your TV, you'll see a brand-new DIRECTV entertainment experience. You'll love how quickly and easily you can access, control and manage content with new simple menu features, all on one screen." Here is the web info, AT&T, Another teaser. :):)
     
  10. Dec 8, 2017 #90 of 159
    ep1974

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    I also received the same email today. The first one I received was mid Nov. Still have the old guide, update was never sent to my HR54. Do you think this will be the updated version? If so, hopefully more customers approve.
     
  11. Dec 10, 2017 #91 of 159
    SockMonkey

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    Yep, got it too.
     
  12. Dec 10, 2017 #92 of 159
    compnurd

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    It is the same one released a month ago. Minus the fade in the guide and list screens
     
  13. Dec 10, 2017 #93 of 159
    P Smith

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    without real FW versions to compare, we can't deduce if the update happened or not from all the posts above :(
     
  14. Dec 10, 2017 #94 of 159
    jimmie57

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    This is current now on Firmware Watcher.
    HR44-200 0x0D80
    HR44-500 0x0D80
    HR44-700 0x0D80
    HR54-200 0x0D80
    HR54-500 0x0D80
    HR54-700 0x0D80
    HS17-100 0x0D80
    HS17-500 0x0FFC
     
  15. Dec 10, 2017 #95 of 159
    compnurd

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    We can compare pretty easily. FF1 was the original NR. FFC is the new one with started rolling out this week
     
  16. Dec 10, 2017 #96 of 159
    ep1974

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    Do you notice any significant improvements in the new update?
     
  17. Dec 10, 2017 #97 of 159
    compnurd

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    Speed is better. Especially with the what’s on. But other than that and fade gone on two screens it is the same
     
  18. Dec 10, 2017 #98 of 159
    ep1974

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    Thank you, looking forward to receiving the new guide.
     
  19. Dec 11, 2017 #99 of 159
    ericknolls

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    What does the number after the receiver model - ( dash mean?) I see 200, 500 and 700...

    Sent from my XT1609 using Tapatalk
     
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    That’s just which manufacturer built the unit. Nothing else.
     

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