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Well I should have listen to Tech support.I sent my D11-500 back (it would reset itself once or twice a day)and installed a D10-300.Which I will never force update like I did with the D11.It's been 2 days and there has been no more resets.Also in
the box was the RC32 remote so the RC23 got sent back with the D11.:)
 

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I tried to force an update, to see what happened. My D10-100 redownloads 102A (which I understand, because the rollout of the new software is still going on), but when I force a download on my D11-300, it bring up the software screen, and just hangs. Shouldn't it redownload 1005 again, since that is the latest version (before this latest upgrade)?
 

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Camaro305 said:
I tried to force an update, to see what happened. My D10-100 redownloads 102A (which I understand, because the rollout of the new software is still going on), but when I force a download on my D11-300, it bring up the software screen, and just hangs. Shouldn't it redownload 1005 again, since that is the latest version (before this latest upgrade)?
The D10-300 that they sent me is running 0x100A.Is it the latest software?.Don't
know,don't care it works! that's all that's important.Tech support told me it's the
latest software and when another needs to be downloaded the receiver will do it
automatically.After the problem I had with my ex-D-11-500 I'm going to believe them! Good Luck!:)
 

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Jhon69 said:
The D10-300 that they sent me is running 0x100A.Is it the latest software?.Don't
know,don't care it works! that's all that's important.Tech support told me it's the
latest software and when another needs to be downloaded the receiver will do it
automatically.After the problem I had with my ex-D-11-500 I'm going to believe them! Good Luck!:)
The receiver will only update automatically if it's connected to a phone line. Lots of people (myself included) do NOT have the receiver hooked up to a phone line due to a) clutter, and b) we don't do any PPV, so a forced update would be necessary for those.

Regardless of phone line connectivity though, the D11-500s are the absolute worst machines ever made when it comes to bugs with resets, autotune, and anything else you can think of. I'm REALLY hoping the D12s will fix the D11-500s absurd number of flaws. :)
 

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Terra Branford said:
The receiver will only update automatically if it's connected to a phone line. Lots of people (myself included) do NOT have the receiver hooked up to a phone line due to a) clutter, and b) we don't do any PPV, so a forced update would be necessary for those.

Regardless of phone line connectivity though, the D11-500s are the absolute worst machines ever made when it comes to bugs with resets, autotune, and anything else you can think of. I'm REALLY hoping the D12s will fix the D11-500s absurd number of flaws. :)
My D11-500 never did and it was connected to a phone line I did a forced update and wished I would not have done that.Any ways that's something I don't plan on doing with the D10-300 they sent me.Don't know might help to exchange the D11 for a D10 have to check with DirecTV.Good Luck!:)
 

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Terra Branford said:
The receiver will only update automatically if it's connected to a phone line. Lots of people (myself included) do NOT have the receiver hooked up to a phone line due to a) clutter, and b) we don't do any PPV, so a forced update would be necessary for those.

Regardless of phone line connectivity though, the D11-500s are the absolute worst machines ever made when it comes to bugs with resets, autotune, and anything else you can think of. I'm REALLY hoping the D12s will fix the D11-500s absurd number of flaws. :)
I was under the impression (correctly, I believe) that you did not need to have a receiver connected to a phone line to receive software upgrades.
 

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Camaro305 is correct with regard to the D11, R15, HR20 series of products (D10 I think also). You don't need a phone line to get updates.

DirecTivo based DVRs (R10 and older versions) need a phone line, but the actual software download is via satellite.

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Terra Branford said:
The receiver will only update automatically if it's connected to a phone line. Lots of people (myself included) do NOT have the receiver hooked up to a phone line due to a) clutter, and b) we don't do any PPV, so a forced update would be necessary for those.

Regardless of phone line connectivity though, the D11-500s are the absolute worst machines ever made when it comes to bugs with resets, autotune, and anything else you can think of. I'm REALLY hoping the D12s will fix the D11-500s absurd number of flaws. :)
Terra:Is your D-11-500 resetting itself?.If it is you need to contact DirecTV for a replacement.The receiver is not reading the software correctly I had to replace mine due to the same problem.Good Luck!:)
 

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Yewwo again :)

I'm curious if DTV will swap out our craptacular D11-500s for the more recent D12-300s. I'm getting aggravatingly sick and tired of dealing with a buggy, half assed autotune feature on three separate machines.

I just don't get it, it's a timer...a TIMER. What did they use for processors in these blasted machines anyway, a Pentium 1 WITH the math bug present?
 

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If they did order replacments, it would be refurbed and no telling what model you would receive. If you paid for new receivers, again there is no way for them to tell what model you will receive. If you specifically want a D12-300, then you would be best to search retail stores/internet.
 
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