I've been a tech for Dish Network for 12 years & Directv for 3 years. I also was a Paratrooper (509th)...Accepted answer
U might have a issue with one of the wires coming from the satellite or the DVR itself... Please call DIRECTV at 1-800-531-5000 and have us come out and do a service call....If r equ is bad we will replace it...
I currently work as a CSR for Directv. I was an installer for over 8 years for Directv and dish network. If...
I hate to say this but I am thinking the best idea in this case is call Directv at 1800-531-5000 and ask for tech support as it may be a bad tuner on the receiver.
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If you're recording a program and try to watch another, what does the screen say? Check cables and make sure everything's tight. Let me know and I can (hopefully) help further. Calling is such a long hassle often.