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Directv locals I recently hooked up an hd receiver in my living room and everything worked fine.Then it had a software update and that was installed and now I cant get my local abc or cbs channels. I called the tech support and we found out that my smaller dish is not showing up as being installed. i have a big dish and a small to get my locals. My other TV's are getting locals except the one in the bedroom.

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Re: directv locals

It sounds like u need to run another update on your new hd system if i can remember unplug your reciever when it comes back on welcome push 24680 that should over ride everything else if im right its been awahile though

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