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VOD download time

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by JayMatt77, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. JayMatt77

    JayMatt77 Mentor

    Aug 25, 2009
    :confused: How long "should" it take my HR22 to download a 2.5hr HD movie? My wife starting downloading the movie over 2 hours ago, and it's still only 82% complete. At what point can you start watching the movie without constantly "catching up" to the download progress point and having to wait for buffering? BTW, my HR22 is hardwired to the internet via DECA.
  2. LarryFlowers

    LarryFlowers New Member

    Sep 22, 2006
    Lot of variables in that answer... but you can start watching the program once the download indicator turns green.
  3. ndole

    ndole Problem Solver

    Aug 26, 2009
    It depends 100% on your internet connection speed.
    I have 15Mbps, and HD VOD downloads much faster than I can watch it.
  4. richart53

    richart53 Cool Member

    Apr 12, 2010
    And I have 3Mbps DSL and it takes forever. Faster Internet service is the key!

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