Will directv id card work in other directv cable boxes that are not my own?

Answer No. They will not due to the receivers being linked to a specific account number. This account number is called a CID. The CID is actionable to a specific lease agreement, that is specific to the r... Read More »

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Will a DirecTV DVR work on any cable tv?

no why would it it records direct TV channels not cable channels you can get a Comcast cable DVR for only $10 a month

How to Get DirecTV to Work With an Old Card?

DirecTV satellite receivers use an access card to unscramble the satellite signal they receive. The company does occasionally release new access cards when new programming becomes available or when... Read More »

Can I use DirecTV boxes for anything else?

You can use them as a shelf for your plants, but as far as picking up another company's satellite signal, the answer is no. Each company's equipment is different and if you want to use another sate... Read More »

How do you upgrade directv boxes?

Call Corporate at 1800 531 5000 and ask to upgrade your box. its 200 for an HD DVR, 100 for both the HD and DVR seperate, and 70 for the Standard Box.