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Vizio will not scan for local digital channels

I have a Vizio model L42HDTV10A. After losing my local channels with Dish Network, I bought and connected a DTV antenna so I could receive my local channels. After I set the TV to scan and program the available over-the-air local channels, it will scan the analog but never attempts to scan the digital channels. I cannot receive my local channels unless the TV will scan and program them. What can be done to make the TV scan the local digital channels?

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Check your manual to see if it has 2 tuners, digital and analog. If it doesn't have a digital tuner, you will need a converter box.

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Do you remember to swith between cable and air in the set up manu? It needs to be at air position to have full scanning.

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