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  •  Look on the Tivo Website for a program called (1+ / 0-)
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    Yasuragi

    TiVo desktop(link here).  The base program allows transfers programs to your PC/Mac. You can upgrade to the plus version which will convert programs to a portable format, i.e for an iPad for example.

    The install is easy and straightforward, you will need to get the media key from your TiVo and of course your TiVo will need to be available on your home network, either wireless or wired.

    •  Ah... only works with TiVo and not (1+ / 0-)
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      generic, cable provider provided DVRs?

      Oh, well.

      But thanks so much, NT.  Appreciate it.

      You stay safe, okay?

      "Throwing a knuckleball for a strike is like throwing a butterfly with hiccups across the street into your neighbor's mailbox." -- Willie Stargell

      by Yasuragi on Sat Oct 27, 2012 at 11:15:15 AM PDT

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      •  Yes. It is one of things I like about TiVo (2+ / 0-)
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        Yasuragi, Phil S 33

        vs The Cable company's box.

        We will be fine, in NE MA, so we should not get hit that badly.

        •  Glad to hear it. Just take nothing (1+ / 0-)
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          for granted, okay?  

          I'll have to check and see what TiVo's cost these days.  Time was I couldn't even afford to think of one.

          "Throwing a knuckleball for a strike is like throwing a butterfly with hiccups across the street into your neighbor's mailbox." -- Willie Stargell

          by Yasuragi on Sat Oct 27, 2012 at 11:46:50 AM PDT

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