Struggling a bit to set up cTivo, and as this forum was so helpful to me recently, thought I'd post this and keep fingers crossed.
I have a Tivo box, a Router, a MacMini.
I have managed to connect the Tivo to the Router using ethernet, and have been successful to the point that on my downloaded cTivo program I can actually SEE all my 'My Shows' programs currently sitting on the Tivo box.
Trouble is, that's as far as I can get. The titles are greyed out, and whatever I do, I can't make them do anything. Control-click gives a 'download' option, but doesn't seem to function.
Also, when I access my Tivo account and get to the Device Preferences page, nothing works. I put in the same name (Living Room) as I've got on the Tivo itself, and tick the only available box 'Video Sharing' ('Enable video downloads' says N/A), and Save, but I just get bounced back to the same page again, with my 'name' now blanked out.
I am sure it's me, and not the various systems. I must be doing something wrong, but can't find out what!
Any assistance would be gratefully appreciated.
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Casting my net wide in the hope of replies in depth, Case.
Well, update, but not satisfactory:
Tried ringing Virgin tivo-line ('Tier 2'), and a not-too-helpful guy says no, I can't do that. You can do it on a 'V6' but only if you're downloading to a specific 'app' on a tablet, but never from Virgin Tivo to Mac.
So, I've learned something, but result = not this way.
Any other suggestions as to how to get a picture from either my Tivo or my Samsung TV across to my Mac would be very gratefully received!
Mac Mini doesn't have many input ports, unfortunately, so I was hopeful for the ethernet/network solution.
The Tivo forum: one bloke there is talking about a 'slingbox'. Does this sound feasible for my set up?
Ignore list: hello_hello, tried, TechLord
Thanks v much, usually. (Glad you broke your rules and stopped being quiet for this post!)