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Thread: HDVR2 hard drive upgrade question

  1. #1
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    Aug 2003
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    HDVR2 hard drive upgrade question

    Hi,

    I've done a bunch of upgrades for friends but every time I've done an upgrade so far, I had them come over to my place with their tivo units in hand and new hard drive.

    I have one friend with a HDVR2 but he is out of state. So I would like to get an image of a HDVR2 and put it onto a hard drive an send it to him for him to replace on his own (similar to what you get from weaknees as an upgrade kit).

    Is this possible? Or do I need to have him send me his hard drive first so that I can grab the image off of it and the write his image onto the larger drive? What does weaknees do to set up their hard drives?

    I have no interest in competing with weaknees...just interested in how they do it.

    RVD.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2002
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    You don't need his original image. You can use any valid image on the drive. Once he puts it in his machine, he will get a "Serious hardware error #51" Let him do a "Clear and Delete Everything" and it will fix the error and he will be good to go.

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