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Just says "gathering data".

Trying to set up Roku Express for first time and it won't go to the home screen.  "Gathering data" appears for a few minutes then goes away and leaves a black screen.

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Re: Just says "gathering data".


I don't think I've ever heard "gathering data" reported before.

If you are powering your Express via a USB port on your TV, try plugging it into your house power via the USB power adapter that came with it.  Many TV USB ports do not provide enough current to adequately power a Roku.

If that doesn't get it, try a Factory reset to clear everything out and start the setup over again.  With the Roku connected to power, locate and press the reset button (if it is behind a pinhole, use the end of a paperclip) for AT LEAST 30 seconds to initiate the reset.

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