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Blue sreen with message sayin this is an encrypted channel

Hello for some reason comcast cable sent someone out to install a cable box to my hdtv-320 and now I cant get any function of any kind. it only lets me turn it on and off and it has a blue sreen saying "this is an encrypted channel" it's like its stuck or something

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Call Comcast and do nothing more. if they messed it up make sure they fix it or you could be out a tv and a cable box. if they wont then call the manufacturer of the tv.

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