Ahhh...The feeling of sitting back and enjoying a movie at home. Curled up on you're comfy couch, munching on some popcorn. I can't think of a better way to promote buying a new comfortable couch, than to offer customers bags of popcorn. Well it seems that's also what Brazilian retail store Magazine Luiza had in mind to promote their 30% off sofa week. With help from advertising agency Ogilvy (Brazil), bags of microwave popcorn were sent out by mail to customers. These bags of microwave popping corn, during popping would transform into little sofa's, with the slogan 'Enjoy your movies more comfortably. 30% OFF on Magazine Luiza Sofa Week'. Thus the Popcorn Sofa campaign was underway.
My brothers Motorola DCT3416 died, and I figured I would attempt to fix it. I want to start out by saying I know very little about PVR's, other than somewhere buried inside is a standard computer hard drive. While dropping off the DCT3416, my brother informs me that it doesn't turn on, and that it makes this clicking noise. My first assumption is that the HD is corrupt and or damaged and preventing the machine from booting. Replacing the internal HD should produce a simple fix, so lets go about doing just that. Replacing the internal HD is going to be slightly more complicated than originally anticipated as the rear of the DCT3416 has 3 tamper proof/security screws, which I do not have a tool for. Instead I used a series of pliers, and 10 minutes later had all the screws removed. Here is what the tamper proof/security screws look like, once removed. I should add that there is also a plastic security tab, just above the IEEE 1394 jacks, which disintegrated when I attempted to