How to Fix “Can’t run channel” Error on Roku

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Roku users may encounter an error when they attempt to launch or download channels that says “Can’t run channel – (channel name) could not be run because it could not be reinstalled from the network. Please check your network connection and try again“.

This post will provide you with information on what you can do when you encounter this error.

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Firestick: Fix “ESPN has been corrupted and cannot be installed”

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Users of the ESPN app on the Amazon Firestick may find themselves getting an error that says “Install Failure – ESPN has been corrupted and cannot be installed” when they attempt to install the app.  Oddly, this problem seems to happen about every few months.

What usually solves this problem is simply updating the Firestick software. Here are some steps that have helped ESPN users in the past that should help you fix this error and get back to enjoying the app on your Fire TV.

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Amazon Fire TV USB Drive Not Working

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The USB Port on the Amazon Fire TV allows you to connect a USB drive so that you can watch video directly from an external drive. Sometimes it takes a little troubleshooting to get the USB drive detected and working properly. If you’re having problems with the USB drive not working properly on the Fire TV, try these steps.

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Fire TV / Firestick Shows Wrong Time

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It’s important to have the correct time set on the Amazon Fire TV / Firestick. Some apps rely on the time settings to stream certain videos. Program guides will not display correctly if the time settings are incorrect.

There are many reasons why a Fire TV may display the wrong time. If you have problems with the time settings on your Fire TV, use these steps to troubleshoot the problem.

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Fire TV / Firestick Turns On TV When Ring Doorbell Rings

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This past weekend, I noticed that my TV was seemingly turning on by itself. Then I noticed the TV was turning on any time somebody was ringing my Ring doorbell button. What kind of wizardy was this? Was interference with my Wi-Fi network causing this to happen? I certainly didn’t think I set my Ring Doorbell up with my Fire TV / Firestick.

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