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#1 Posted on 29.8.04 1815.40
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I'm having trouble getting my VCR to record and I spent a few hours trying today but I was unsuccsesful so I need help. I have a dvd/vcr in one box and it has to be hooked up to my directv and my tv but it doesn't work. Can someone please help me. Thanks
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#2 Posted on 29.8.04 1837.13
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What you might have to do is:

Put the input from your DirectTV into the DVD/VCR, and then the output from your DVD/VCR. If it has the I/O that is coaxial, I'd go that route.

One more thing -- you'll be able to record what's on that channel of DirectTV solely.

Hope that helps.

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#3 Posted on 29.8.04 2311.04
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Call DirecTV's award winning customer service. They should be able to walk you through this.
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#4 Posted on 30.8.04 0345.04
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    Originally posted by bigmike
    I'm having trouble getting my VCR to record and I spent a few hours trying today but I was unsuccsesful so I need help. I have a dvd/vcr in one box and it has to be hooked up to my directv and my tv but it doesn't work. Can someone please help me. Thanks
Ummmm, I'm going with Customer Support Answer #1: "Could you be just a smidge more specific than 'It doesn't work.' ?" (aka "It's broken.")
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#5 Posted on 30.8.04 0850.55
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    Originally posted by Guru Zim
    Call DirecTV's award winning customer service. They should be able to walk you through this.
You're a hateful man, sir. :)
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#6 Posted on 30.8.04 1130.42
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    Originally posted by Guru Zim
    Call DirecTV's award winning customer service. They should be able to walk you through this.

Y'know, I've had DirecTV for almost 7 years now, and I have never had a bad experience with their customer service. I'll grant you that the cable industry has gotten much better than they used to be (my install time on a new cable modem wasn't given as "Sometime this month") but DTV has always done good by me.
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#7 Posted on 30.8.04 1826.04
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Hey, I was being serious. I know that the cable company could walk you through it - I assume DirecTV can as well. They win awards for their service from what I hear, and you are already paying them for that call center to be there. You might as well call in and use it.
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#8 Posted on 31.8.04 0849.56
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I will withdraw my hateful remark. You have done nothing to make me call you something like that. My apologies, Aaron.
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