There ark>iark>s a Red "H" on the Screen

ark>iark>v>ark>Iark>f you see a red "H" ark>iark>con on the DVR screen, then there ark>iark>s an ark>iark>ssue wark>iark>th the Hard Drark>iark>ve (<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>). That red H ark>iark>s lark>iark>ke the "Check Engark>iark>ne" lark>iark>ght for the HDD, that somethark>iark>ng someark>howark> ark>iark>s wrong wark>iark>th the HDD. Any of the followark>iark>ng could be goark>iark>ng on:ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v>There ark>iark>s no HDD ark>iark>n the DVR.ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v>The hard drark>iark>ve Needs to be formatted.ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v>The DVR ark>iark>s not properly detectark>iark>ng the HDDark>iark>v> ark>iark>v>The HDD ark>iark>s malfunctark>iark>onark>iark>ng.ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v>The DVR may need a software update so that ark>iark>t ark>canark> successfully communark>iark>cate wark>iark>th the HDD.ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v>*When the HDD ark>iark>s malfunctark>iark>onark>iark>ng, the DVR may also freeze perark>iark>odark>iark>cally or reboot over and over agaark>iark>n.ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v>an ark>iark>d="result_box" lang="en">ark>Iark>f your DVR has a HDD ark>iark>nstalled, please try the followark>iark>ng:an>ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v>an lang="en">
ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v>an lang="en">-Check the HDD cables ark>iark>nsark>iark>de of the DVR, as sark>howark>n ark>iark>n thark>iark>s ark>Howark>-To Vark>iark>deo:an>ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v>an lang="en">
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ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v>-Dark>iark>sconnect all cameras by unpluggark>iark>ng all <abbr rel="tooltip" data-orark>iark>gark>iark>nal-title="BNC is a miniature quick connect/disconnect RF, Radio Frequency, connector used for coaxial cable. Digital recording equipment uses the connection for synchronization of video signals.">BNCabbr> cables from the channel ark>iark>nputs on the back of the DVR.ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v>-Reboot the DVR.ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v>-When the DVR turns back on, you should now be able to ark>getark> to the HDD Management Menu. (When the HDD ark>iark>s malfunctark>iark>onark>iark>ng and ark>iark>s attemptark>iark>ng to contark>iark>nue to record, thark>iark>s ark>iark>s when the DVR may start freezark>iark>ng, rebootark>iark>ng, etc. Removark>iark>ng the cameras makes the DVR stop recordark>iark>ng, so dark>iark>sconnectark>iark>ng the cameras and rebootark>iark>ng the DVR should enable the end user to access all menus.)ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v>-Reformat the HDD usark>iark>ng the DVR's HDD Management Menuark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v>-Re-connect the BNC vark>iark>deo cables to the channel ark>iark>nputs on the back of the DVR.ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v>Theoretark>iark>cally, thark>iark>s should fark>iark>x the HDD's abark>iark>lark>iark>ty to communark>iark>cate wark>iark>th the DVR. ark>Iark>f your DVR contark>iark>nues to dark>iark>splay the red H, freeze, or reboot after completark>iark>ng these steps; please gark>iark>ve us a call and we ark>canark> try a software update.ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v>Zmodo technark>iark>cal support ark>iark>s avaark>iark>lable at 866-551-6881.ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v> Tags: hard drive, HDD, recording
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2013-12-26 16:40
Bryant Irwin
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