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Can I just disconnect my hdmi and plug it into my new vizio,

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Can I just disconnect my hdmi and plug it into my new vizio
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Vizio is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: Bough it yesterday
JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?
Customer: i have just plugged in the hdmi from the modem and the power
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: nothing I though the old tv was working so just transferred thos 2cables over
JA: Anything else you want the tv expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: just want to work. Do I need to conntav
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Nathan replied 9 months ago.

Hi, I'm Nathan.
Sorry to hear that you're having trouble, but I'll do my best to help you. Please give me a few moments to review your details here.

Expert:  Nathan replied 9 months ago.

All you should need to do is transfer the cords to the new tv (the vizio).

I would recommend not plugging in the power to the box/dvd/etc or the tv, until you have connected the hdmi cables. Pay attention to where you put each one (cable on hdmi1, dvd on hdmi2, etc). Then power the tv up, then the boxes.

You'll then use the INPUT button on the vizio remote to pull up your sources, setting it to hdmi1 for example to watch cable.

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