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Whole home receiver ID problem

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Connected Home' started by pipaloo, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. pipaloo

    pipaloo Cool Member

    Apr 9, 2007
    My genie is suddenly showing my other DVRs by their ID number rather than the name assigned to them when in the playlist -- instead of "bedroom" for example, it says the ID number. I did make sure that the ID is correct on the other DVRs and that all other whole home functions are working. How can I fix this.
  2. Diana C

    Diana C Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    Mar 30, 2007
    New Jersey
    Try restarting the Genie.
  3. veryoldschool

    veryoldschool Lifetime Achiever Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Dec 9, 2006
    "If in doubt" reboot. :lol:

    I've seen this before after I changed a location name. A reboot gets the naming back.
  4. HoTat2

    HoTat2 Hall Of Fame

    Nov 16, 2005
    Specifically, the "IDs" are actually the MAC addresses of the DECA nodes displaying I presume.

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