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DIRECTV error code: 773

Error code 773 means your receiver detected an error and initiated an automatic reformat of the hard drive.


Rebuild your Playlist

If you see error code 773, it means your receiver has detected an internal error and initiated an automatic reformat of the hard drive. Your receiver will continue to work properly, but unfortunately, all previous recordings and scheduled recordings have been deleted. We apologize for the inconvenience.

The easiest way to rebuild your Playlist is to search for your shows by pressing the dash (-) button on your remote. To access Smart Search:
  1. Press Menu button on your remote.
  2. Select Search.
  3. Use the arrows and SELECT button on your remote to enter a program or network.
  4. When your title comes up, you can set your recording options.
Last updated: April 30, 2021

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