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TV Remote not working (older tv)

(Topic created: 07-30-2021 01:35 PM)
user81jgyWhBOj
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Older remote. It has SEPARATE play and pause buttons, so the solutions I have seen are NOT for my remote...the remote is about 8 inches by 2 inches with lots of buttons...

Anyways, all the buttons started flashing one night (there are back lights on all the buttons) and I let it go, and of course the batteries died)

When I put new batteries in, the red light on the tv keeps blinking really fast and a message appeared on the tv saying "not available"

It seems there may be a 'stuck' button constantly trying to do something. 

I tried holding the power button for 10 to 20 seconds. No luck.

On the battery door is the number RS100822 if that means anything.

Again...it is NOT the new 'spartanish' remotes. I have one of those tvs as well. 

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fungurl2010
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Try seeing if the batteries are good or in backwards
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SamsungJam
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We would be more than happy to assist with this.  Could you provide the model of your television?  It honestly sounds like a button could be stuck on your remote.  


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