My advice would be to start reading and continue reading until you feel comfortable enough to start hacking your Tivo. There are lots of links to newbie guides and such in the newbies thread (check out all of the stickys for a starter) that should help get you on the right track. Hinsdale's How To and MFS Tools 2.0 will provide you with all of the tools and info you need to upgrade, replace, and add a new hard drive to any Tivo. Do a search for Hinsdale's and you'll find the links you need. Do not even think about hacking your Tivo without making and testing a valid backup image. Get another drive at least as big as the original and restore the Tivo image to it and then apply your hacks to the backup drive. You won't hurt the Tivo if you screw up the software as long as you have a backup to fall back on. If you mess something up you can simply restore the image to the drive and start over.
Last edited by captain_video; 05-13-2005 at 09:52 PM.
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