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We moved our vizio M422i-B1 to a vacation home and left the

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we moved our vizio M422i-B1 to a vacation home and left the remote at home. Have picture, but no sound. Is there anyway to turn on tv speakers without remote
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Vizio is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: M422iB1
JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?
Customer: how can i get the menu without the remote
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: I don't think you understand. We left the remote at home yesterday. can we turn on speakers without it
JA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Jack replied 15 days ago.

I`m Jack and I will be helping you today
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Please let me know when you are ready to proceed .

Expert:  Jack replied 15 days ago.

Unfortunately there is only a single button that the rear that can be used for power and input alone .

If you have a cable box or satellite receiver at your vacation home then there is a chance it could be programmed to operate it or if there is a local betsbuy , walmart , target or any store that sells universal remotes you could get a cheap $10 universal remote , just make sure it says Vizio tv on the package and finally you have the original at the link below for $15 ;

http://remotebarn.us/catalogsearch/result/?q=M422i-B1

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