DIRECTV Error Code 773

This message means your receiver has found an error and intitated an automatic reformat of the hard drive. Your receiver will continue to work properly, but all previous recordings and future scheduled recordings have been deleted. We apologize for the inconvenience. The easiest way to rebuild your Playlist is to search for your shows using your receiver’s Smart Search feature:

  1. Press Menu on your remote control.
  2. Select Search & Browse.
  3. Select Smart Search.
  4. Use the arrows and SELECT button on your remote to enter the title you’re looking for.
  5. When your title appears, set your recording options.

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