How to Restart or Powercycle the DVR

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To restart your DVR:

  1. Follow the menu path for your DVR:
  2. Roamio Series DVR or Premiere Series DVR with HD menus

    From TiVo Central > Settings & Messages > Help > Restart or Reset System > Restart the TiVo DVR

    Premiere Series DVR with SD menus or earlier DVR

    From TiVo Central > Messages & Settings > Restart or Reset System > Restart the TiVo DVR

  3. Press Thumbs Down three times and press Enter.


To powercycle your DVR:

If you cannot restart the DVR from the TiVo menus, you will need to powercycle the DVR:

  1. Remove the power cord from the back of the DVR.
  2. Wait at least 15 seconds and then reinsert the power cord.

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