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    Value of hacked Tivo HD

    Anyone know the approx resale value of a working Tivo HD with prom mod, lifetime service and 1 TB drive? I recently retired this machine, and will either sell it, or Tivo has a limited time deal...
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    Here's another example procedure for updating a...

    Here's another example procedure for updating a hacked Tivo without pulling the drive.
    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?62603-Scripted-upgrades&p=318280#post318280
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    Yes, you're right of course. I'm guilty of not...

    Yes, you're right of course. I'm guilty of not reading his post carefully.

    To marcolisi,
    Make sure you have put all the files into the locations where the script is looking for them. I think...
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    Years ago when most of the Tivo hacking tools and...

    Years ago when most of the Tivo hacking tools and methodology was developed, 64-bit systems were not common. You might have better luck using a 32-bit version of Linux? This is just a speculation, I...
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    That would be the "nothanks" hack. It prevents...

    That would be the "nothanks" hack. It prevents the nightly reboot after a software update has been downloaded. The bootpage option "upgradesoftware=false" prevents a pending software update from...
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    Not sure what you mean by "old", but lrhorer's...

    Not sure what you mean by "old", but lrhorer's scripts are available in post #39 of this thread.
    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?53492-Overview-of-Hacking-an-S3&p=297738#post297738
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    After the update to H1, my Tivo got into a state...

    After the update to H1, my Tivo got into a state where it had Rovi guide data (I could see it in the live TV guide) but, it was not using the new guide data to schedule recordings. My todo list...
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    I successfully updated my TivoHD today too. I...

    I successfully updated my TivoHD today too. I basically followed this procedure:

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?62603-Scripted-upgrades&p=318280#post318280
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    Good point. My guide data will run out in 2 days....

    Good point. My guide data will run out in 2 days. I tried a few cycles of restart and then force connection, but still didn't get J1. I will proceed with H1 for now.
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    Thank you!! I was about to start the process of...

    Thank you!! I was about to start the process of updating from 11.0m, but my S3 has version 11.0n.H1 pending, so I guess I'll wait a bit longer to see if J1 shows up.
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    Thank you! Yes I do have the nothanks patch...

    Thank you! Yes I do have the nothanks patch installed, thanks for the reminder. I'm embarrassed to admit that I had forgotten what that one does. :)

    For the benefit of others, here's another...
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    Thank you! In my previous search I hadn't found...

    Thank you! In my previous search I hadn't found any info about the upgrade procedure, but after further searching I found this thread:...
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    Updating Tivo software version

    I have a hacked S3 running the 11.0k software. It was hacked using lrhorer's wonderful scripts from post #39. I also blocked software updates by setting upgradesoftware=false in the bootpage. I...
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    Have you tried rebooting your TiVo to see if TWP...

    Have you tried rebooting your TiVo to see if TWP starts automatically? When I had this issue, I just restored the files in /var/hack and then everything was back to normal. It has been a while, so I...
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    Just noticed that TWP was not working on my Tivo...

    Just noticed that TWP was not working on my Tivo HD. After a little digging, I realized that the /var/hack directory had disappeared. Fortunately telnet and ftp were still working, so I was able to...
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    Success!

    A huge thank you to lrhorer and others who have contributed to this board and thread!!

    I'm a novice at this, and it was a bit intimidating, but armed with the info in post 39 I was able to...
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