Search results for query: *

  • Users: mini1
  • Order by date

    If you are seeing this you are on our new server WELCOME HOME!

    While the new server is online Scott is still working on the backend including the cachine. But the site is usable while the work is being completes!

    Thank you for your patience and again WELCOME HOME!

  1. mini1

    Canceling vs suspending Service

    Hello all, I've been with DirecTV traditional satellite service since 2011. I moved about 14 months ago to a home that includes cable in the monthly HOA. I put the service on suspension and then re-suspended it again to make it over a year. My account has grandfathered offerings such as HD...
  2. mini1

    Bypass blue screen of hard drive death on HR24?

    Just wanted to provide a resolution in case anyone runs into this same problem......also highlights how bad customer service has gotten....they sent me another HR24 after saying they would sent an HR54.....called in waited on hold for another 43 minutes.....refused to activate it 'we aren't...
  3. mini1

    Bypass blue screen of hard drive death on HR24?

    Can't get that far, its stuck on the hard drive failure blue screen and I can hear the drive clicking
  4. mini1

    Bypass blue screen of hard drive death on HR24?

    Tried both unplugging and red button
  5. mini1

    Bypass blue screen of hard drive death on HR24?

    Only one option on the boot screen is to reboot, cannot get past this screen regardless of 1 or 20 reboots. I'm thinking there is a command or button combo that will let me advance....trying to use tuners until replacement arrives in a week so I'm not fully down.
  6. mini1

    Bypass blue screen of hard drive death on HR24?

    Anyone know how to bypass this screen to access the live feed on tuner 1 or 2 for an HR24?
  7. mini1

    AT&T bundles....anyone tried recently?

    How do I get the discount to show on one bill and still get two bills?
  8. mini1

    AT&T bundles....anyone tried recently?

    Has anyone tried to bundle AT&T DSL with DirecTV recently? Some of my promos are starting to end on my bill and I'm ready to give it a shot again. The problem I was running into was the fact that AT&T want to take over the entire billing procedure and all customer service. I just want to see...
  9. mini1

    HD upgrading: cost and national feeds

    You might think about just waiting, because if the new DirecTivo comes out, you could (most likely) transfer your lifetime sub over to it and save the $6.99/month.
  10. mini1

    Apt question....

    Use Dishpointer or if you have an iphone buy the dishpointer app. This is the quickest and cheapest way to find out. If it is borderline, call up your local installer and have them do a site survey where they bring a dish and a meter to make 100% determination.
  11. mini1

    Using an old 10 foot dish with DirecTV Slimline %

    Yes, but it won't help much. The problem lies with the transmission type, not with the reflector. KA band is not powerful enough to penetrate dense clouds filled with high moisture levels. Your signal is being lost or scattered in the sky, not at your dish. A large dish (10 feet is too big) may...
  12. mini1

    What HD DirecTV boxes needed?

    Same result, but one is outdated and doesn't make sense. All future receivers will require SWM, just as the H25 does now. If one of his H24's breaks in 2 years and they only have H25 or 26 or 27's, then he will have to pay out of pocket to upgrade. Do SWM now.
  13. mini1

    Moving Receivers with Whole Home DVR

    The only thing you would need to do is go into the setup menu and change the name of the locations. DVR would change to "BEDROOM" and the H24-25 would change to "LIVING ROOM"
  14. mini1

    Combining New Customer Offers?

    1.) Yes they can be combined. I did it about a month ago. You need to call the AAA line first, then RAF second with you account number. 2.) Yes, Costco first, then RAF
  15. mini1

    Is this possible to stop from happening?

    UPDATE: I just talked with a power company lead service area tech. They are aware of the issue. They traced the problem back to a series of over-voltage relays that trip when lightning hits the main transmission line(s) that go into the sub station that serves my neighborhood. We have had daily...
  16. mini1


    What is D***? Something you made up?
  17. mini1

    Is this possible to stop from happening?

    It cannot be changed or you just don't how to do it?
  18. mini1

    Is this possible to stop from happening?

    I just contacted the power company to file a complaint. They will open an investigation next week into the problem. I'm sick of it. I have to reset so many stupid things every time this happens. The good news is that this is about as close as we get to an outage unless a major hurricane comes...
  19. mini1

    Is this possible to stop from happening?

    My power will go out for about 5-10 seconds at least once per week, sometimes several times a week. After this happens, my HR24 and H24 restart and then remain on. Is there a way to get into the service menu and tell them to turn off after they restart from a power outage? If I'm not home they...
  20. mini1

    Suspending DirecTV service question

    What happens to the leased receivers if you suspend for an extended period of time? You keep them? I assume if you just suspend for a month you keep the receivers.
  21. mini1

    New Customer - Question about Weekend House

    Here is what I would do/best way to do it: Bring two extra TV's into your main house. Call up DirecTV and have them install 4 receivers at your main house. This will be your service address. Normally, a tech won't activate or install receivers on TV's that do not exist. They certainly won't...
  22. mini1

    What HD DirecTV boxes needed?

    If he does SWM, he could get (5) H25's. The H25's were designed for installations like this.
  23. mini1

    Rambling series of DirecTV questions from a long time customer

    I'm 100% sure that the fine print that you signed on said that the receivers were leased. If you sign for something without reading it, then that is your fault. DirecTV was more or less forced to go to a leased model because of popularity of 'digital cable'. People did not want to fork over...
  24. mini1

    Anyone use a pair of 1.2m (Alaska/Hawaii) dishes

    No, that is not it. The guy has a 1 meter FTA dish a SWM LNB. I can't link to it per forum rules, so I would suggest checking google and/or the other major DBS forum.