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Tuesday, June 14, 2005
  DirecTV Update breaks TiVo, on purpose?
In another case of The Man trying to keep the people down, the recent DirectTV update breaks Tivo players in what people are saying is a plot to get people to use their DirecTv DVRs that weren't rendered broken by the update.
Normally, the stand-alone TiVo will use the serial connection to change certain channels on the satellite receiver when a scheduled recording is about to begin. But because of a recent DirecTV upgrade to the D10 receivers, the satellite box no longer recognizes the TiVo's commands
 
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