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Need to rescan? Find out how

Rescan your converter box.
March 2, 2010 8:54:09 AM PST
Here are five easy steps to rescanning your converter box!Now that the digital transition has occured, viewers with converter boxes will occassionally need to re-scan them in order to make sure they're getting all the channels available and best reception possible. Follow these simple steps that will help you receive digital signals.

Step One: Disconnect your antenna from the converter box. Access your television's menu.

Step Two: Following your television's on-screen instructions for looking for new channels, re-scan the converter box or digital television without the antenna connected.

Step Three: When the box finishes looking for channels, unplug your converter box or television for several minutes.

Step Four: Reconnect your antenna to the converter box tightly, and plug everything back in.

Step Five: Go back to your television's main menu and rescan for the new channels one more time. Once the scan is finished, check to make sure that your channels are now available!

For more information, and to watch a video of the re-scanning process, please visit www.dtv.gov.

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