My Illustrated Guide to Upgrading Your TiVo’s Hard Drive
I received my 120 GB hard drive today and I immediately went out and got myself a #10 Torx screwdriver so that I could install it.
So using this screwdriver and after a little bit of struggling (that thing was on there good!), the case came off.
Then I removed the 20 GB hard drive that was currently in there. I stuck both the old drive and the new drive into a PC.
After that, I put in the mfstools cd that came with my Hacking TiVo book and booted up the computer. However, it was showing that my TiVo drive was only 10 GB. After doing a little research on this, I found out it was locked. I had to get a DOS boot disk and copy over qunlock.exe to unlock the drive. After doing all that, I was finally good to go. So with a little Linux magic, everything on the old drive was copied over to the new one.
Then after about two hours, it was done. I took out the new drive and put it back into my TiVo.
And now my TiVo has 120 gigs!