How to Reset an RCN Converter Box

RCN is a digital cable, high-speed Internet and phone provider for the Boston, New York City, Lehigh Valley, Chicago and Philadelphia areas. The RCN cable converter box works much like a computer, transferring a digital signal to an analog signal that your television can process. Occasionally the box can "freeze," in which case it may need to be reset.

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Unplug the power cord on the converter box from the wall outlet.

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Wait 60 seconds.

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Plug the power cord on the converter box back into the wall outlet.

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Turn on your converter box. The converter box will now be reset.