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How do I get to scan channels. We have dish dual tuner and this is the second tuner. It was working fine until I hit a wrong button setting the sleep timer now all we get is blue screen and when we hit dtv then epg we get No Channel! What is going on? How do we fix it?

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I am confused a bit by your question here... so you have Dish Network, correct? With dual tuners? And currently you have nothing at all on the screen but "blue"? It sounds like the TV has gone to the wrong input / source or that the dish box has been turned off.

Please verify you are on the correct input, there should be an INPUT or SOURCE button on your TV's remote. Then make sure the Dish box is on... if anything turn it off, unplug it, then plug it back in and turn it on...

Let me know, you should at least get some kind of Dish menu on the screen, some indication it is talking to the Dish box.

Just reply to my answer here and let me know.

Thanks
Tim

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