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   * Sufficient disk space to hold recordings. HD content typically runs around 6GB per hour, so a 500 GB hard drive for recordings is a good minimum to have.   * Sufficient disk space to hold recordings. HD content typically runs around 6GB per hour, so a 500 GB hard drive for recordings is a good minimum to have.
   * PC must be on at all times in order to make recordings or access previously recorded content. Sleep mode should be disabled.   * PC must be on at all times in order to make recordings or access previously recorded content. Sleep mode should be disabled.
 +  * Wired network connection. The DVR will handle a great deal of video traffic, so wireless connections should be avoided.
  
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-  - Download the Windows software: The latest download for Windows can be found here: **http://​download.silicondust.com/​hdhomerun/​hdhomerun_windows.exe** +<panel type="​success"​ title="​Step 1">Download the Windows software: The latest download for Windows can be found here:  
-  ​- ​Run the program you downloaded in the previous step. At the end of the installation wizard, the HDHomeRun Setup program will open. If you need to change the DVR settings in the future, you can find the HDHomeRun Setup program on your Start menu in the HDHomeRun folder. +      * Normal version: **http://​download.silicondust.com/​hdhomerun/​hdhomerun_windows.exe** 
-  ​- ​Enable the DVR: Click on the DVR tab in HDHomeRun Setup. Check the "Use this PC for recordings"​ box.+      * Beta version: **https://​download.silicondust.com/​hdhomerun/​hdhomerun_windows_beta.exe** 
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 +Run the program you downloaded in the previous step. At the end of the installation wizard, the HDHomeRun Setup program will open. If you need to change the DVR settings in the future, you can find the HDHomeRun Setup program on your Start menu in the HDHomeRun folder. 
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 +<panel type="​success"​ title="​Step 3">​{{ :​dvr:​win10dvrsetup.png?​400|}} 
 +Enable the DVR: Click on the DVR tab in HDHomeRun Setup. Check the "Use this PC for recordings"​ box. 
     * By default, the DVR will record to the public Recorded TV folder on the C drive. If you have another location you would prefer to record to, click the ... button and select that location.     * By default, the DVR will record to the public Recorded TV folder on the C drive. If you have another location you would prefer to record to, click the ... button and select that location.
-  - Click OK to enable the DVR and close the HDHomeRun Setup program. +</​panel>​ 
-  ​- ​Verify the DVR is active by going to http://​my.hdhomerun.com/​ and see if HDHomeRun RECORD shows at the top of the page.+ 
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 +Click OK to enable the DVR and close the HDHomeRun Setup program. 
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 +<panel type="​success"​ title="​Step 5">​ 
 +Verify the DVR is active by going to http://​my.hdhomerun.com/​ and see if HDHomeRun RECORD shows at the top of the page. 
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 <btn type="​success"​ size="​xs"​ icon="​fa fa-chevron-right">​[[:​DVR:​Troubleshooting|Click here for additional DVR troubleshooting help]]</​btn>​ <btn type="​success"​ size="​xs"​ icon="​fa fa-chevron-right">​[[:​DVR:​Troubleshooting|Click here for additional DVR troubleshooting help]]</​btn>​
  
-==== DVR storage software ​on the same PC ====+==== App won't access ​DVR on same PC ==== 
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 By default, Windows 10 blocks Windows Store apps from communicating with other apps/​services on the same PC. This can prevent the Windows 10 app from finding a DVR running on the same PC. The HDHomeRun installer changes a setting that should bypass this issue. Should you find that you can access the DVR from other devices but not from the Windows 10 PC it is running on, do the following: By default, Windows 10 blocks Windows Store apps from communicating with other apps/​services on the same PC. This can prevent the Windows 10 app from finding a DVR running on the same PC. The HDHomeRun installer changes a setting that should bypass this issue. Should you find that you can access the DVR from other devices but not from the Windows 10 PC it is running on, do the following:
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   - Run the following command: <​code>​CheckNetIsolation LoopbackExempt -a -n="​ef712ba7.hdhomerundvr_23nna27hyxhag"</​code>​   - Run the following command: <​code>​CheckNetIsolation LoopbackExempt -a -n="​ef712ba7.hdhomerundvr_23nna27hyxhag"</​code>​
  
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 ==== DVR not accessible from Windows 7/8.1 app ==== ==== DVR not accessible from Windows 7/8.1 app ====
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 The HDHomeRun app for Windows 7 and 8.1 does not support the DVR. Use Kodi with the HDHomeRun add-on instead: **[[:​Kodi]]** The HDHomeRun app for Windows 7 and 8.1 does not support the DVR. Use Kodi with the HDHomeRun add-on instead: **[[:​Kodi]]**
  
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 +==== Multiple drives on Windows for DVR ====
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 +A third party program such as StableBit DrivePool can be used for Windows that creates a single large filesystem (NTFS or ReFS) from multiple hard drives. You can easily expand the filesystem by adding more drives as you want more space - perfect for DVR use.
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 +DrivePool: https://​stablebit.com/​
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 +To work with HDHomeRun DVR you need DrivePool version 2.2.3.946 or newer.
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 +The main download link on the StableBits website is 2.2.2.934 - to get 2.2.3.946 or newer you will need to download the latest beta release at the bottom of this page: http://​dl.covecube.com/​DrivePoolWindows/​beta/​download/​
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 ===== Next step: Using DVR in the HDHomeRun app ===== ===== Next step: Using DVR in the HDHomeRun app =====
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