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Picture Just Freezes

OFDPOS
09-09-2015, 10:21 PM
It has now happened 8 times in the last week.
Watching TV and the picture just freezes as if somebody pushed the pause button .
I can either change channel or push the fast forward button to get it to work.

Has anybody had this happen to them ?
Thinking a call into Directv next time while its froze ?

cwd
09-09-2015, 10:39 PM
It has now happened 8 times in the last week.
Watching TV and the picture just freezes as if somebody pushed the pause button .
I can either change channel or push the fast forward button to get it to work.

Has anybody had this happen to them ?
Thinking a call into Directv next time while its froze ?

I've experienced that a few times as well. Seems to always freeze at the end of a commercial.

texasbrit
09-10-2015, 03:16 PM
There are posts about this all over the various web forums.
DirecTV has for a while had the ability to insert different commercials between segments of a program; these commercials are often "local" and are stored on the DVR drive. In the past couple of weeks, some of these commercials are causing the DVR to freeze at the point where it should be going back to the actual program.
DirecTV is looking into the problem.

OFDPOS
09-10-2015, 09:52 PM
It should be going back to the actual program ,,,, well it doesn't ,, came back in the room 15 min later and still has frozen screen.

Usually when you pause live TV after so many minutes maybe 3 ? it auto switches to screen saver with the dirsctv/att logo doing the old pong motion bouncing off the sides etc...

If they would just leave it alone !!!!! ;)