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HI there sorry to hear you're having trouble,
please tell me a bit more about what you are trying to do here:
make/model of each device you want to control, and what remote you're wanting to use.
its around a 36 inch flatscreen
my dog ate the cable remote 11
So you need a replacement cable box remote?
Or you want to know if you can use the tv remote to control the cable box?
i was wondering if the insignia remote could be used
No, it cannot.
The insignia remote is designed to control the tv only. It will not control any other device.
ok thanks anyway
Your best bet here would be to either contact the cable company and see if they will give (or sell) you a new remote,
I can recommend some universal/programmable remotes that you could use for all your devices (ranging from $25-200, depending on capability)
i have seen quite a few at walmart
Yes, you can try those ones,
insignia tv's can be difficult to program for though,
ok thanks again
certainly give a walmart one a try, if it doesn't work, you'd need one of the more advanced ones (programmed via your computer)
Or again, get in touch with cable company for a new remote from them.
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Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX a good day,
rock on 1111
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