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I have an LG 42LG70 42 in. HDTV LCD TV. Whenever I have my brightness setting below 40, my Dish DVR will no longer respond to its Dish issued remote control. If I turn the brightness anywhere above 40, the DVR works fine. How can I fix this?

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Tries unplug,replug the DVR box an hour later.The box should reset itself and update it software.The box should work normal again.Not,call Dish Network to replaced the box,have intermittent problems.

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