I also manually delete all old recordings from the recently deleted folder to keep maximum clear disk space. I have also turned off suggestions. I do all the above at least twice a week and occasionally turn the box off and back on.
Having done all that the box can still be painfully slow. I think the only long term solution is the V6 box, but I do not see why I should pay to fix VM's problem. The V6 does not offer any extra services, just a couple of extra tuners. The speed increase just makes the service work as it should.
I have the same problem with my two boxes. I think they will tell you just to deal with it and stop pressing buttons so quickly
I have now bought an Amazon Firestick and am trialling it as a replacement before my VM contract ends July.
So far I can tell you that the Firestick is the size of a USB stick and opens Netflix in 10 seconds compared with 2 minutes on the TIVO
The channels change, and TVPlayer is an app that offers most of the channels with a modest guide. So....not sure yet and oh the fire stick costs 50% of the VM charges for one month! so 40 pounds and the fire stick is yours and you can watch things, catch up and even download some tv....at the moment the difference between 1000 pounds a year or 40 pounds one off charge for firestick....what you don't get is 1TB of storage that you don't need, and it turns out seems to cause the box to slow down.
VM need to offer a service that works, and my two Tivo boxes definitely do not
I just wanted to pop by and let you know I have been carrying out a few checks with your TiVo® remotely. Whilst signal wise all is looking fine, there is some slight high demand issues on the network which can slow things down a bit.
This is already being looked at by our network engineers and they will be working to make the necessary improvements. This can take time to resolve.
I'm afraid I don't have any further suggestions or tricks for you to try at this stage. I realise this has been ongoing for a long while for yourself, we appreciate your patience whilst we work on this issue.
As soon as we have any update on the network issue, we'll let you know. If you have any further queries in the meantime please give us a shout.
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