TiVo Series2 Network Guide

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Home Media
Features Guide
Connecting your TiVo
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Series2
TM
 DVR to a home network
 
Using Home Media Features
  

Summary of Contents of network guide for TiVo Series2

  • Page 1Home Media Features Guide Connecting your TiVo ® Series2 TM DVR to a home network Using Home Media Features
  • Page 2 © 2004 by TiVo Inc. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. All rights reserved....
  • Page 3 Table of Contents Chapter 1: Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . ....
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  • Page 5: Getting Started 1 Getting Started 5 Digital Technology and TiVo 6 Home Media Features Checklist 7 Helpful Web Addresses
  • Page 6 1 Getting Started Digital Technology and TiVo Digital technology is blurring the lines between different kinds of home ® To...
  • Page 7 Home Media Features Checklist 1 TiVo Desktop System Requirements TiVo Desktop for Windows supports the following operating systems: •...
  • Page 81 Getting Started Helpful Web Addresses The table below lists web addresses for information or services you may find helpful....
  • Page 9: Connecting Your DVR to Your Home Network 2 Connecting Your DVR to Your Home Network 9 Introduction to Home Networks 11 Connecting to a Home Network...
  • Page 10 2 Connecting Your DVR to Your Home Network Introduction to Home Networks ® If you don’t already have a...
  • Page 11 Introduction to Home Networks 2 Choosing Wireless or Wired (Ethernet) You can connect your Series2 DVR to your home...
  • Page 12 2 Connecting Your DVR to Your Home Network Connecting to a Home Network Using a Wireless Network Adapter Use this...
  • Page 13 Connecting to a Home Network Using Wired (Ethernet) 2 Connecting to a Home Network Using Wired (Ethernet) This example...
  • Page 14 2 Connecting Your DVR to Your Home Network Completing the DVR’s Network Settings ® Many of the screens you...
  • Page 15 Completing the DVR’s Network Settings 2 and “N”; entering “my network” would not work. Use THUMBS UP and THUMBS...
  • Page 162 Connecting Your DVR to Your Home Network enter it. You must use capital and lowercase letters appropriately. For example,...
  • Page 17 Completing the DVR’s Network Settings 2 • IP Address. TCP/IP settings are used to manage IP addresses on a...
  • Page 18 2 Connecting Your DVR to Your Home Network you can return to TCP/IP Settings later and make other selections. (A...
  • Page 19 Completing the DVR’s Network Settings 2 Subnet Mask A subnet mask allows communication between a large network (such as...
  • Page 20 2 Connecting Your DVR to Your Home Network After you select Yes or No, you see the Phone &...
  • Page 21 Connecting Two Series2 DVRs for Multi-Room Viewing 2 Connecting Two Series2 DVRs for This section shows you how to...
  • Page 222 Connecting Your DVR to Your Home Network Connecting Two Series2 DVRs to Each Other Wirelessly To create a wireless...
  • Page 23 Connecting Two Series2 DVRs for Multi-Room Viewing 2 Next Steps. For each additional DVR, use the network settings you...
  • Page 242 Connecting Your DVR to Your Home Network 23
  • Page 25: Using Home Media Features 3 Using Home Media Features 25 Multi-Room Viewing 28 Online Scheduling 31 Music & Photos
  • Page 26 3 Using Home Media Features Multi-Room Viewing Multi-Room Viewing allows you to transfer programs from one TiVo Series2 DVR...
  • Page 27 Multi-Room Viewing 3 How to Transfer a Program To transfer a program from one TiVo Series2 DVR within your...
  • Page 28 3 Using Home Media Features send and receive a program at the same time, but doing so will probably...
  • Page 29 Online Scheduling 3 Online Scheduling You don’t need a home network to use Online Scheduling at TiVo Central Online...
  • Page 30 3 Using Home Media Features Using a Simple Search to Look for Shows ® It’s important to remember that...
  • Page 31 Online Scheduling 3 Whatever recording option you choose, you can also choose to receive a confirmation e-mail message sent...
  • Page 32 3 Using Home Media Features Music & Photos Music & Photos lets you use your TiVo Series2 DVR to play...
  • Page 33 Music & Photos 3 Installing TiVo Desktop for Windows-based PCs ® For system requirements, see To install the TiVo...
  • Page 34 3 Using Home Media Features If your MP3 player software uses a playlist format that is not supported, If...
  • Page 35 Music & Photos 3 Publishing Your Photos ® If a folder contains both music Publishing your photos makes image...
  • Page 36 3 Using Home Media Features 3. Click once on the folder, then click the Publish button (or choose File >...
  • Page 37 Music & Photos 3 Using TiVo Server for Windows You can start and exit the TiVo Server from TiVo...
  • Page 38 3 Using Home Media Features If you want your music and photos to be available whenever your PC is running,...
  • Page 39 Music & Photos 3 The TiVo Server uses a cache folder whose location appears in the Cache Folder field....
  • Page 40 3 Using Home Media Features Click the Access Control tab to see a list of all the DVRs on your...
  • Page 41 Music & Photos 3 Installing TiVo Desktop for Macintosh ® For system requirements, see TiVo Desktop for Macintosh lets...
  • Page 42 3 Using Home Media Features Publishing Your Music Publishing your music means making MP3 files and playlists on your Macintosh...
  • Page 43 Music & Photos 3 Publishing Your Photos Publishing photos means making photo files available over your home network to...
  • Page 44 3 Using Home Media Features Unpublishing Music or Photos You might want to remove published content from TiVo Desktop. To...
  • Page 45 Music & Photos 3 Playing Your Music on Your DVR ® The Music & Photos screen shows Make sure...
  • Page 46 3 Using Home Media Features playlist name, the number of songs in the folder or playlist, and the total...
  • Page 47 Music & Photos 3 Viewing Your Photos on Your DVR ® iPhoto on the Mac organizes To view photos...
  • Page 48 3 Using Home Media Features photo’s file name. It also shows the shuffle or repeat options selected, and the...
  • Page 49 Music & Photos 3 • By date modified. When you choose this, the photos and folders display in the...
  • Page 50 3 Using Home Media Features 49
  • Page 51: Troubleshooting 4 Troubleshooting 51 General Network Troubleshooting 54 Music & Photos Troubleshooting 59 Multi-Room Viewing Troubleshooting 59 Online Scheduling Troubleshooting...
  • Page 52 4 Troubleshooting General Network Troubleshooting The following are steps for troubleshooting problems connecting your TiVo Series2 DVR to your home...
  • Page 53 General Network Troubleshooting 4 screen. To check, from TiVo Central select Messages & Setup, then Settings, then Phone &...
  • Page 54 4 Troubleshooting 8. Check Static IP Address. If you assigned an IP address to your DVR, check that its IP...
  • Page 55 Music & Photos Troubleshooting 4 • Reduce the distance between the wireless network adapter and the wireless access point....
  • Page 564 Troubleshooting What playlist formats can I use? • TiVo Desktop for Windows works with playlists in the following formats...
  • Page 57 Music & Photos Troubleshooting 4 using other firewall or security software, please consult the documentation that came with the...
  • Page 584 Troubleshooting b. Under the “Configuration” tab, note the computer’s IP address. c. On the TiVo Series2 DVR, press the...
  • Page 59 Music & Photos Troubleshooting 4 2. Select Music & Photos. Check to see whether your music and photos now...
  • Page 604 Troubleshooting The DVR responds slowly when I browse photos or listen to music. 1. Publish multiple folders. If there...
  • Page 61 Online Scheduling Troubleshooting 4 then To Do List, then View Recording History. Find and select the program that did...
  • Page 624 Troubleshooting 61
  • Page 63: Appendix A: Finding TCP/IP Settings on a Windows-Based Computer A Appendix A: Finding TCP/IP Settings on a Windows-Based Computer 63 Finding TCP/IP Settings on a Computer Running Windows...
  • Page 64 A Appendix A: Finding TCP/IP Settings on a Windows-Based Computer Finding TCP/IP Settings on a Computer Running Windows 2000...
  • Page 65 Finding TCP/IP Settings on a Computer Running Windows 98 or ME A This screen shows TCP/IP Settings on a...
  • Page 66A Appendix A: Finding TCP/IP Settings on a Windows-Based Computer This screen shows TCP/IP Settings on a computer running Microsoft...
  • Page 67: IndexIndex
  • Page 68A IP address 16 TiVo Central Online and 29 alphanumeric password 14 shuffle 45, 47 M slide delay 47 B...
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