How can I move my DVR programs from DISH to DirecTV?

Episode 1023 (2:02:26)

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John had DISH and left due to multiple receiver failures. He's moving to DirecTV and wants to know if the external hard drive he used on Dish could be read by DirecTV. Leo says not likely since it's mostly due to encryption and copy protection. It may be possible to decrypt it, but it's a long shot. Leo recommends visiting That's where all the hackers hang out who like to play with encrypted video.