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Disconnect External Hard Drive from ViP Receiver

Disconnecting a receiver from an external hard drive is quick and easy. For all 612, 622, 722, or 722k receiver models, simply disconnect the hard drive's USB cable from the receiver's USB port.

For all 211, 211k, or 211z receiver models, follow the steps below:

  1. From Live TV, press the DVR button once
    DVR button on 21.0 remote
  2. Select Remove DVR
    Remove DVR - menu option #2
  3. Select Yes on the Attention 591 pop-up
    Yes button on popup notifying you the receiver will restart once you disconnect the hard drive
  4. Information 592 pop-up will display
    popup stating that the hard drive can now be disconnected and the receiver will restart in 20 seconds
  5. Disconnect the USB cable that goes from the External Hard Drive to the receiver’s USB port. Attention 953 pop-up will display.
    popup noting that the hard drive has been unplugged