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1. TiVo Remote Control Hacks > 18. Turning Off the TiVo Software

Turning Off the TiVo Software

Turn off the software that makes your TiVo a TiVo, turning it into a $300 lemon. More precisely, you’ll have a nicely packaged, almost-special-purpose Linux box.

It’s not clear why you would ever want to turn off the very software that makes your TiVo a TiVo. Without the myworld program, the heart of TiVo, it’s a lemon.

Either way, if you are curious, then the following simple sequence should do it:

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The only way to reactivate it after turning it off is to either pull the plug on it and power it back up, or reboot it. Once you do that, your system will return to being a normal TiVo again. Or, if you have a Bash prompt on your TiVo


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