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No remote; cannot receive cable

I was given a TXH1970 TV.  No remote was included.  The cable connection in the room works fine on a different TV.  I plug the cable into the back of the TXH1970 and get 3 or 4 stations and indication that it is "AIR" or "ANTENNA".  Pushing the menu button on the TV gives me some choices but does NOT allow me to switch to cable.  There is only the ONE cable connection at the back and the A/V jacks.  Suggestions

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  • Arieh Oct 31, 2007

    I forgot to mention that I did buy a universal remote and it does work on another TV, but NOT on this Samsung.  Sorry for not mentioning it first time.  Shall we try again

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    Menu want allow to lock in tv mode keeps switching back to cable mode

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Latino, thanks once again for trying to solve this problem.  I called Samsung and they said "universal remotes do NOT work with the on-screen menu.  However, I then plugged the cable in (did that the first time) and tried the on-screen menu when it was on a channel, not just a "snow screen".  The menu worked with the TV buttons and I am now successfully receiving all the cable stations I desire!

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Get a universal remote it should work

Posted on Oct 31, 2007

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