Just ran two patches using RTVPatch 2.5.3 on Win7, and it works fine. Ran a single-drive (500GB) update on a 4xxx, and a 2-drive (2x300GB) on a 45xx.
The latest version of extract_rtv5 now support version 3.x for the 2000/3000 models. In addition, it adds recording descriptions for version 2.x for the ss2170 model.
The latest version of extract_rtv5 now supports both the 4000 and 4500 series in addition to the 5000 and 5500 series.
Updated to output the show descriptions and recording date correctly for Replay 4500's and 5000's.
Added for the verbose output to include the episode name, actors, guests, director, producer, and muti-part information.
added. Plus GUI for it - RTV Explorer.