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H20 600 problems

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by johnb1963, Sep 21, 2008.

  1. johnb1963

    johnb1963 Mentor

    Sep 19, 2007
    I have a H20 600 receiver. I can not use the channel up or down on the remote, nor does this work on the unit by pressing the up and down arrows on the front of the receiver. When I press the up or down arrow on the remote I get info about the channel and show. I have tried a reset by pressing the red button on the front of the unit and I have also unplugged the unit for a while and plugged it back in. None of this worked. Any help would be appreciated.
  2. joshjr

    joshjr Hall Of Fame

    Aug 2, 2008
    NE Oklahoma
    Sounds like its time for a new reciever and remote.
  3. Steve615

    Steve615 Hall Of Fame

    Feb 5, 2006
    Middle TN area
    Here is a thread about some of the H20-600's being recalled by DirecTV.Hope the info helps.

  4. Davenlr

    Davenlr Geek til I die

    Sep 16, 2006
    If you want to try reflashing your software, hit the red button...as soon as it comes back on with the first boot screen, type 02468 on the remote...it should come up and say "Found new software" and proceed to reinstall its software...this might fix your problem. If not, I'd say the receiver was shot.

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