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Hi, I have a Directv HD HR22-100 receiver that I think might be dead. It won't power on, when I plug it in the lights in back flash for a second thats it. I've tried resetting unplugging/plugging. I don't here the hard drive spinning but I hear a hum or fan inside. If the hard drive was bad would it still power on? Thanks

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Unplug all the cables from the back except the your video output ( hdmi, component,) restart the receiver. if u still have the problem then it is dead. if it starts up there is a problem with the cabling or dish and your will need a service tech.

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