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How to record from DirectTV to computer?


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Hi, I'm a total newbie at this stuff, so please bear with me....

I'm trying to help a friend who needs to record news broadcasts and interviews. The goal is to be able schedule a recording, transfer the results to a computer for editing, and eventually publish it online through places like YouTube.

Any recommendations or advice on how to approach something like this?

Legality - first thing I thought of. She said that she always makes sure to get written permission.

She has a DirectTV connection and an old DVR. Not sure if she can take advantage of existing equipment, but she's prepared to purchase something.

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