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by wingrider
Thu Sep 27, 2012 8:40 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku 2 XS will not boot
Replies: 7
Views: 9750

Re: Roku 2 XS will not boot

Sounds like you've done about all you can on your end the LED goes out when the unit goes into sleep mode solid light should indicate its booted at least it does on mine, boot time for my XS is a minute or two max. A factory reset will wipe out your presets so if they're still there you didn't do a ...
by wingrider
Wed Sep 26, 2012 3:57 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Handbrake encoded movies not working on Roku
Replies: 4
Views: 2452

Re: Handbrake encoded movies not working on Roku

Frankly the Roku USB channel is not that good try using Nowhere USB of Play USB instead. My HB rips to MP4 have been playing fine.
by wingrider
Sun Aug 19, 2012 7:25 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: UNPLUG when not in use
Replies: 13
Views: 24212

Re: UNPLUG when not in use

I unplug both of my Roku's along with other electronics when I'm not using them once rebooted everything is normal once in great while I have to reset the WiFi but that is a couple of clicks and done.
by wingrider
Tue Jul 10, 2012 7:29 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Talk me into this...
Replies: 14
Views: 7189

Re: Talk me into this...

I have two XS2 boxes I've owned them for over a year and they get daily use. I have ripped most of my DVD collection to MP4 via Handbrake and have them on USB powered portable drives they play just fine in DVD quality. Yes there are a lot of channels offered by Rokus official channel store and many ...
by wingrider
Wed Jul 04, 2012 8:32 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: I come to praise not to bury (dull, huh)
Replies: 0
Views: 1111

I come to praise not to bury (dull, huh)

My 2 XS2's are now officially a year old and get daily use haven't had any real issues with either unit they just work I am glad I went with the XS model since I use both the Ethernet and USB ports, wireless is fine but at times get's bogged down. I've gotten a ridicules amount of entertainment out ...
by wingrider
Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:01 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: [Private Channel] What's On: TV & Movie Listings
Replies: 77
Views: 59242

Re: [Private Channel] What's On: Updated/TV Favorites Added

A way to edit channels was all that was missing now What's On is perfect.
by wingrider
Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:22 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku2 Firmware 4.6
Replies: 17
Views: 7287

Re: Roku2 Firmware 4.6

hello, just looking for help for this soft release. my roku already updated to 4.6 build 240 - and it is working very bad (just found that system upgraded 04/24). very slow, often stops with 'retrieving' bar empty; which never happened before. scrolling is not working at all (when trying to scroll ...
by wingrider
Wed Apr 25, 2012 12:21 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku2 Firmware 4.6
Replies: 17
Views: 7287

Re: Roku2 Firmware 4.6

4.6 update, noticeable improvement on my XS-2's nice work Roku.

Edit: 4.6 is like turbo charging for the Roku 2
by wingrider
Tue Apr 24, 2012 7:37 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Vanguard channel dead?
Replies: 6
Views: 3171

Re: Vanguard channel dead?

I tried the ad version of Vanguard the video I selected would not start it just kept repeating the beginning commercial I finally gave up.
by wingrider
Fri Apr 20, 2012 8:00 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Is my internet speed high enough
Replies: 4
Views: 2865

Re: Is my internet speed high enough

Could get dicey I have 1.5 that's all Centurylink offers in my area at peak hours the Roku struggles at times but for the most part works but even at the best of times there is no HD but the SD PQ is except-able. Much below 1.0 I think could be a problem I know the Sony I tried before the XS would n...
by wingrider
Wed Apr 04, 2012 10:37 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Plex saved my Roku
Replies: 82
Views: 61774

Re: Plex saved my Roku

Didn't so much save my RokuXS2 that I like and will continue to use with or without Plex but it did save my trusty old HP computer from remaining in storage or going to Goodwill it is now a silent running and steady server. Plex found all my movies titles and artwork plus all my Itunes playback has ...
by wingrider
Thu Feb 16, 2012 9:33 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: streaming with 2 boxes
Replies: 5
Views: 1822

Re: streaming with 2 boxes

Been using two Roku2 XS boxes since they came out one fixed the other moved from room to room around the house as needed, sometimes close to the router sometimes not never a problem.
by wingrider
Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:09 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Why is picture quality Star Trek TNG on Netflix so terrible?
Replies: 45
Views: 25848

Re: Why is picture quality Star Trek TNG on Netflix so terri

I try to watch all of the Netflix SD material on my old 27" Trinitron TV because it always displays SD material clearer than on my 50" HDTV. Of course this is partly because a 27" screen is so much smaller but also I've found that SD always looks rather grainy and washed out on digit...
by wingrider
Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:11 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: What is Minimum DSL Speed for Streaming SD?
Replies: 9
Views: 15101

Re: What is Minimum DSL Speed for Streaming SD?

1.5 fasted available in my area Roku2 XS in use since end of July been only a couple of times that streaming SD was interrupted mostly during peak use in my neighborhood never an interruption during off peak hours. I'm impressed that the Roku does as well as it does considering the shaky DSL service...