After reading several posts on the new Tivo Desktop 2.4 preview that was released, I thought I would give it a try on my Vista ‘media center server’.

Unfortunately, after the installer removed my (working) Tivo Desktop 2.3a, it told me that the new preview was only compatible with Windows XP SP2 and higher.

Sigh. My only choice was to roll back and reinstall 2.3a. How annoying.


    Michael (February 27, 2007 @ 8:21 am)

    Brilliant. Sounds like a bug in the installer script.

    Reminds me of an old Mac Office uninstaller that (under somewhat contrived conditions) could delete your entire System folder.

    Daniel Marsh (February 27, 2007 @ 11:28 am)

    Did you try running the installer in XP compatibility mode by any chance?

    Nintendo Wii (March 1, 2007 @ 3:31 pm)

    I think it’s a bug. But Daniel is right. YOu should try running the installer!

    Steve (March 1, 2007 @ 7:57 pm)

    Already did. No change.

    Keith (May 19, 2007 @ 9:08 am)

    I did the same thing but didn’t have an old version of 2.3a to reinstall. Pls email me at the installer exe if you still have it since I can’t find it.

    D Harris (July 14, 2007 @ 8:56 pm)

    I would also like the old version (2.3a) emailed to me. My email address is Thanks

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