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changing channel by it self

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tv changes channels by it self I even removed the batteries from remote and it still kept changing channels every couple of minutes what is going on this happen on only one tv out of 5 in the house?

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Is it the TV or a cable box that is changing channels?



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cable box it stop for a while and started again it just changes to a ramdon channel not one up or down from the one we are watching I looked out front of my home I thought someone was screwing with us

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Sometimes you can clear up problems such as this by unplugging the box's power for a moment, then plugging it back in. You will temporarily lose program guide data, but it will be replenished over a few hours.




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Thanks I will give it a try, your help is apprericated, we thought we were going crazy

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If WE's suggestion doesn't do the trick, one other possibility to consider is stray IR radiation generated by aging compact fluorescent lamps.  I've experienced wacky behavior as a result of this in the past.