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Error: Unable to play the selected program

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Copper Contributor betourne
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Registered: ‎03-10-2011
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Randamly without regard to time, channel, or any of my three set top boxes, I receive an error message: "Unable to play the selected program.  Please try again later."  I've tried a day later and a week later without change.  I have reset the principle set top box, VMS100, and the Quantam 1100 router: again without any change.  The error message keeps popping up on randam recordings, not all, but enough to be very annoying.  I suspect something is wrong with the DVRs hard drive.  Help!

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Platinum Contributor III Platinum Contributor III
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Sounds like the HD may be starting to die.

if you get VMS replaced, you will lose all of your recordings.

but you can save and series comfits before hand


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Copper Contributor betourne
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While this error was showing up randomly on various schuled recordings for a period of five days, it has stopped.  I don't don't know what to think.

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