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It says "no channels found", I have Xfinity comcast as my

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It says "no channels found", I have Xfinity comcast as my provider and neither the Insignia remote or the Comcast remote work.
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Insignia is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: It is probably 5-7 years old. I don't see a model number on the front, where would I find the number?
JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?
Customer: Nothing is working, I just get the floating "no Channels Found" message.
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: 2 days ago, and there was nothing unusual prior to that message.
JA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: How long do these flat screen TVs usually last?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Nathan replied 7 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 7 months ago.

What is the model of the tv (printed on the back of the tv)?

Can you tell me how (where on the back of the tv) is the comcast box plugged in?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
SN T1115CNS39D220NA16H11312
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I have had this TV for several years. How long do these set usually last?
Expert:  Nathan replied 7 months ago.

That is a serial number.
We can skip the model part for now if you can tell me:

how (where on the back of the tv) is the comcast box plugged in?

Regarding the tv, this set is 2-3 times the life we'd expect of an insignia product. They are very poor quality and usually very short lived, but this actually does not sound like a tv failure at this point.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
OK, that was going to be my next question...i.e., how long do these TVs last?
I guess I will go shopping for a new one.
Thank you for your help. Goodbye.
Expert:  Nathan replied 7 months ago.

Wait, I don't think this is a tv issue though,

Expert:  Nathan replied 7 months ago.

meaning the tv may not be faulty. From what you are describing, you more likely just have a faulty cable box or the tv is on the wrong input,

Try this, just take the insignia remote and press the INPUT (source) button, repeatedly, until you hit on whichever input mode (hdmi1, hdmi2, etc) where the cable box is connected, and that may bring the picture/sound back.

Expert:  Nathan replied 7 months ago.

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