Parts

No parts required.

Power down the TiVo and detach the power cable from the rear of the unit.
  • Power down the TiVo and detach the power cable from the rear of the unit.

    • Wait 5 minutes for the unit to fully discharge before proceeding to the next step.

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Remove the five T10 screws from the rear of the case using the Torx screwdriver.
  • Remove the five T10 screws from the rear of the case using the Torx screwdriver.

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  • Lift up and pull back the outer casing towards the rear of the unit.

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  • Disconnect the power to the hard drive.

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  • Grab the hard drive data cable from both sides of the connector and unplug it from the hard drive.

    • Use extreme caution when unplugging connector and do not disconnect the data cable by pulling on the cable itself.

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  • Unscrew the two screws on the case of the hard drive with a T10 screwdriver.

  • Pull the hard drive up and out of the TiVo unit.

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  • Unscrew the four screws, shown in the picture, with a T-10 screwdriver.

  • Remove the hard drive from the case.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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