DVR Keeps Re-ark>iark>nark>iark>tark>iark>alark>iark>zaark>iark>ng Every 3-5 Mark>iark>nutes

alark>iark>gn="CENTER">Zmodo DVR’s have an auto overwrark>iark>te feature that ark>iark>s desark>iark>gned to record over the earlark>iark>est recordark>iark>ngs once the hard drark>iark>ve ark>iark>s near full capacark>iark>ty. The overwrark>iark>te feature, when turned on, allows the DVR to contark>iark>nue to record; ark>howark>ever, when the overwrark>iark>tark>iark>ng sets ark>iark>n, the hard drark>iark>ve creates multark>iark>ple partark>iark>tark>iark>ons to manage the recordark>iark>ng fark>iark>les. ark>Iark>n the event that the hard drark>iark>ve creates more partark>iark>tark>iark>ons than ark>iark>t ark>canark> handle, the DVR wark>iark>ll reboot every 3-5 mark>iark>nutes. 

an>We at Zmodo, recommend that you format the hard drark>iark>ve every 6 months to avoark>iark>d runnark>iark>ng ark>iark>nto a reboot loop on the DVR. Reformattark>iark>ng the hard drark>iark>ve wark>iark>ll delete all the partark>iark>tark>iark>ons and allow for the DVR to record agaark>iark>n. Clear the partark>iark>tark>iark>ons and reformat the hard drark>iark>ve successfully by followark>iark>ng these ark>iark>nstructark>iark>ons:an>

    ark>iark>> ark>iark>v>an lang="en">Power OFF the DVRan>ark>iark>v> ark>iark>> ark>iark>> ark>iark>v>an lang="en">Make sure that the the cameras are dark>iark>sconnected. an>
    an lang="en">a. Unplug the yellow wark>iark>res goark>iark>ng to the back of the DVR or an>an lang="en">unplug all the cameras from the power adapter or theark>iark>r power>
    ark>iark>> ark>iark>> ark>iark>v>an lang="en">Power ON the DVRan>ark>iark>v> ark>iark>> ark>iark>> ark>iark>v>an lang="en">Once the DVR ark>iark>s fully powered on, access the Maark>iark>n>ark>iark>v> ark>iark>> ark>iark>> ark>iark>v>an lang="en">ark>Iark>n the Maark>iark>n Menu select Devark>iark>cean>ark>iark>v> ark>iark>> ark>iark>> ark>iark>v>an lang="en">ark>Iark>n the Devark>iark>ce Menu select <abbr rel="tooltip" data-orark>iark>gark>iark>nal-title="Stands for "Hard Disk Drive." "HDD" is often used interchangeably with the terms "hard drive" and "hard disk." However, the term "hard disk drive" is technically the most accurate, since "hard drive" is short for "hard disk drive" and the "hard disk" is actually contained within the hard disk drive.">HDDabbr>an>ark>iark>v> ark>iark>> ark>iark>> ark>iark>v>an lang="en">Format the HDDan>ark>iark>v> ark>iark>>

an lang="en"> 1. Backup any vark>iark>deo fark>iark>les that you need before formattark>iark>ng the hard drark>iark>vean>

an lang="en"> 2. Check the box under Selectan>

an lang="en"> 3. Select Format HDDan>

an lang="en"> 4. The DVR wark>iark>ll gark>iark>ve you a message that says, "Format wark>iark>ll remove all data from the hard drark>iark>ve.”an>

ark>iark>v>an lang="en"> 5. Select OKan>ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v>an lang="en"> 8. Plug ark>iark>n or power the cameras onan>ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v>an lang="en"> 9. an>an lang="en">Recordark>iark>ng ark>iark>s ark>iark>ndark>iark>cated by the flashark>iark>ng HDD lark>iark>ght or red R or M on the>ark>iark>v> Tags: hard drive, initializing, rebooting, restarting
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2014-04-04 16:32
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