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    The only "screwing up" I see here is looking a...

    The only "screwing up" I see here is looking a gift horse in the mouth and trying to count it's teeth! :D
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    I think I'd go for the "not quite perfect"...

    I think I'd go for the "not quite perfect" solution and see how it plays. Life is full of compromise, this may just be one more. :)

    Have you done the "visual" test to see how it affects the final...
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    Christmas is good! :D

    Christmas is good! :D
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    I have always found it was easier to write 500...

    I have always found it was easier to write 500 lines of code than 5 lines of code! :D It just seems that the real "simple" stuff always comes back and bites you somehow. :D
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    Actually, I'd think people would be more annoyed...

    Actually, I'd think people would be more annoyed by comments such as yours. :rolleyes:
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    Personally, I can't wait for the FAE, it solves...

    Personally, I can't wait for the FAE, it solves the last cosmetic issue I've had with my DVD's. :)
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    FWIW, I just start it when I need it, it's quick,...

    FWIW, I just start it when I need it, it's quick, and it minimizes the amount of stuff loaded and running all the time.
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    My daughters are 26 & 30, and they don't know how...

    My daughters are 26 & 30, and they don't know how to run the TiVo, but they can handle DVD's just fine. :p
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    Is it really practical to stuff the .TY files...

    Is it really practical to stuff the .TY files back onto the TiVo? What do you really accomplish by doing that over just cooking a DVD-RW and erasing them when you're done? Even with a 120gig drive,...
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    Personally, I think your original inclination was...

    Personally, I think your original inclination was correct, make it work for what you want it to do, then worry about all of us freeloaders! :D I'm prefectly happy to use whatever you come up with,...
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    I know the feeling! I've been afraid to come...

    I know the feeling! I've been afraid to come back to this thread, because I sure don't want it! :eek: :) Glad to hear that you're feeling better, being sick really sucks.
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    Actually, www.ultravnc.com is much faster if you...

    Actually, www.ultravnc.com is much faster if you install the 2K/XP drivers, and it gives up nothing to VNC.
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    The audio sync issues is what always stopped me...

    The audio sync issues is what always stopped me in the past. Now that I can process from soup to nuts with TyTool, I haven't had to deal with the audio sync issue. I guess if I ever want to do...
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    Talk about looking a gift hourse in the mouth!...

    Talk about looking a gift hourse in the mouth! :rolleyes:

    I sure hope that jdiner knows that most of us appreciate beyond his wildest dreams the work he's put into this tool! I've been wanting...
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    My TiVo has cleaned up it's act since I put it on...

    My TiVo has cleaned up it's act since I put it on a UPS, so I think the power supply is probably the main issue for me. It used to lose sound regularly before I installed the UPS, hasn't happened in...
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    Re: Re: Re: upgrading to tytool 8r3 from 0.5.0

    That's why they make chocolate and vanilla, flavors for everyone. I'd rather know my TiVo will run for weeks at a time without rebooting so I don't lose stuff I want to record.
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    FWIW, I don't leave tserver or any other seldom...

    FWIW, I don't leave tserver or any other seldom used service running on my TiVo. I figure that with 16mb of RAM, no sense running services that I don't need. I just telnet in and fire them up when...
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    Don't rush it Josh, we'll be able to toil along...

    Don't rush it Josh, we'll be able to toil along with the old one for a little while. :)
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    Thanks for the reply. :) I have actually read...

    Thanks for the reply. :)

    I have actually read through a lot of the release notes, but I guess it's easy to miss some of this stuff. I also think some of this stuff may pre-date my TyTool usage, I...
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    TyTool - What are all the options for?

    I've gotten TyTool to extract from my S1-TiVo, and I can burn VCD's and DVD's, apparently with no serious issues, including cutting the commercials with the GOP editor. However, some questions...
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    If I could have a vote, I'd just let the poor guy...

    If I could have a vote, I'd just let the poor guy finish the program on his own schedule! :rolleyes: I'm perfectly happy to wait for the end result, if it's anything like what we've seen so far,...
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    $20 sounds fine, I just sent it to...

    $20 sounds fine, I just sent it to joshua@best.com, I also hope it's the right address! :eek: If it's not, some stranger is smiling all the way to the bank! :D:D:D
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    I'd be glad to kick in for TyTool, it's a unique...

    I'd be glad to kick in for TyTool, it's a unique capability that really isn't "run of the mill". FWIW, I haven't been that unhappy with the speed of the tool, I just set it in motion and walk away....
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    Well, you get an A+ for that observation! I was...

    Well, you get an A+ for that observation! I was stunned when I wrote my first Windows application with MFC! Yes, you can turn out a credible program in an afternoon, but God help you if you want to...
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    Yes, I was obviously referring to the size of the...

    Yes, I was obviously referring to the size of the library, not the output. I don't presume to tell Josh how to write this application, mine was only a point of curiosity.
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    Re: INS Chapter point

    I use the GOP Editor to kill off commercials, seems to work fine. Is that what you're talking about? I don't see a GOPEdit menu function in TyTool8r3
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    Does it really matter how big they are if they're...

    Does it really matter how big they are if they're effective? I'm assuming you're talking about the binary size here.

    BTW, why is the GRL one not desirable, just curious?
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    I have a different DVD problem, probably because...

    I have a different DVD problem, probably because I don't know what I'm doing. :)

    I processed the .TY file into a .VOB file using the default options. I then do the Create IFO files/directories. ...
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    Well, let me first thank you for a really neat...

    Well, let me first thank you for a really neat tool! There has obviously been a ton of work on your part to get all this working, just don't want you to think we don't appreciate it. :)

    I did...
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    Well, I got: TyTools site coming soon. :) BTW,...

    Well, I got: TyTools site coming soon. :)

    BTW, I did find a working link to the Murray's website in snoopy's post, but I didn't see anything about TyTools, or much of anything besides some family...
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    Fred, I searched the entire thread, and the...

    Fred,

    I searched the entire thread, and the only URL was bad, nobody home. :)

    What's the URL for the tytool website, I haven't seen that mentioned.
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    Thanks, I'll check it out. :)

    Thanks, I'll check it out. :)
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    Where might one find the basics of using the...

    Where might one find the basics of using the TyTool once you have extracted a video from the TiVo to your PC? I'm not adverse to reading, but I don't see something along the lines of a beginner's...
  34. FWIW, if you put an entry in your HOSTS file for...

    FWIW, if you put an entry in your HOSTS file for the tivo, then you just have to type "tivo" for an IP address, much easier to type and remember. :D
  35. Well, I was kinda' thinking of getting the guide...

    Well, I was kinda' thinking of getting the guide data from the other machine. :)
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    You start by downloading the latest ZIP file and...

    You start by downloading the latest ZIP file and reading the included directions.:rolleyes:
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    7r2 :confused: The current version is 7r6 I...

    7r2 :confused: The current version is 7r6 I believe, and it should work a lot better than that early version!
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    I'm pretty sure that the speed of the series-1 is...

    I'm pretty sure that the speed of the series-1 is maxed out with the existing cable.
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    Learning the basics

    Where does one find out about the basic data formats and the like for TiVo. I've been hanging around in the TiVo Extraction Forum, but a lot of the stuff being discussed seems to assume knowledge...
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    Free? I thought DVD-Lab was only a pay program,...

    Free? I thought DVD-Lab was only a pay program, am I incorrect?
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    OK, I see it. Of course, now something got hosed...

    OK, I see it. Of course, now something got hosed in my system, and Media Player plays all the MPG movies tall and skinny, so I think a codec got changed or something. Never a dull moment here! :D ...
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    In the docs you state that the "Vob-Mux Files"...

    In the docs you state that the "Vob-Mux Files" option is necessary to create DVD output directly. When I run TyTool 7r4, that option is greyed out. Is there something else I need to set to enable...
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    You put ,#401 in the dialing prefix box, and if...

    You put ,#401 in the dialing prefix box, and if you have TurboNET installed, it connects via TCP/IP. He was just telling you how to find the detailed instructions.
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    TiVo keys the service on the embedded serial...

    TiVo keys the service on the embedded serial number of the processor board, you can't dial in with two units on the same contract with different serial numbers.
  45. I have yet to see a way to share guide data...

    I have yet to see a way to share guide data between machines, or otherwise obtain the data for free. I think you'll have to pony up the $10/mo or the $250 for a lifetime subscription if you want...
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    HTTP won't work until you run TivoWEB server,...

    HTTP won't work until you run TivoWEB server, which is separate from Telnet. I took my drive out of the TiVo to install Telnet and FTP, I'm not sure without FTP that you can get other packages...
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    I haven't mastered editing with TyTools, is there...

    I haven't mastered editing with TyTools, is there a basic tutorial on it? I've used TyTool to extract to MPG files and then used TMPGenc to do the editing and DVD creation.
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    I really like how TyStudio handles editing, it's...

    I really like how TyStudio handles editing, it's pretty convenient to edit out commercials with it. The bad part is after creating my first DVD with three movies, I found out that the sound sync...
  49. Well, I do subscribe to TiVo, but if I have two...

    Well, I do subscribe to TiVo, but if I have two units, I don't want to pay twice, because I'm a cheapskate. :D
  50. Well, I'm sure TiVo wouldn't be happy. OTOH,...

    Well, I'm sure TiVo wouldn't be happy. OTOH, unless you're stealing their service, they also couldn't do much about it. On your other point, that's probably the real issue, too many channel...
  51. I wonder if it's possible to get a group together...

    I wonder if it's possible to get a group together to create guide data in the US? I'd like to add another TiVo, but I'm not that eager to pay TiVo even more money to have another unit on-line. :)
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    I downloaded TyStudio and it's pretty decent, but...

    I downloaded TyStudio and it's pretty decent, but I did run into a problem. It seemed the last deletion of stuff caused some issue and I got a frame error. I didn't really know how to move the...
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    OK, that makes sense. I'll have to check out the...

    OK, that makes sense. I'll have to check out the other methods, I see that mpeg2vcr is $120 for the version that handles MPEG2, a bit too rich for my blood. :)
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    How do you precisely edit out commercials with...

    How do you precisely edit out commercials with DVD-Lab? I tried it, but it seemed you could only make the chapters one minute or more, and it's not precise enough to edit out the commercials. Am I...
  55. Why bother to respond if you're not going to give...

    Why bother to respond if you're not going to give any real info? :rolleyes: :confused:
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    I'm using tytools to extract, and it's worked...

    I'm using tytools to extract, and it's worked very well. I've seen enough posts about issues running a lot of stuff causing reliability issues that I just run Telnet and FTP from the boot. If I...
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    Have you considered removing all the extra...

    Have you considered removing all the extra processes and see if it'll start up normally?
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    Sure sounds like a hardware issue to me, that's...

    Sure sounds like a hardware issue to me, that's where I'd start...
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    I'm using Tytool on the same version, and it's...

    I'm using Tytool on the same version, and it's worked flawlessly, so I'd think your analysis of a hardware issue may be correct. It could also be a P/S issue, there's a place to get $5 replacement...
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    osetivo, thanks for the more civil response. :D ...

    osetivo, thanks for the more civil response. :D

    I'll do the search that failed in the provided links and do some reading. I just used the wrong search terms. :)
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    I did search, please read my first post....

    I did search, please read my first post. :rolleyes: I didn't find anything.

    FWIW, all the links you provided don't work for me, I get a page not found. However, I'll jump back in and use your...
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    Garbage at screen top?

    I recently joined here, (as is readily apparent by my message count), and downloaded tytool 7r3. All works well with one exception, and a search didn't yield any answers. When I capture to an MPG...
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