Question about ViewSonic N2750w 27 in. HD-Ready LCD Television
I tried to turn on the tv with the remote, but it didn't work. I pushed the power button on the tv and it turned on, but instead of getting anything, it just flashed colors. Red, to green, to blue to yellow, etc. I couldn't change any inputs or get the menu to show up. It would just flash a color on the entire screen for a coupld of seconds and switch to a different color.
You have entered a diagnostic colour test. With the TV powered on, hold the 'Menu' & 'Enter' together, then press the power button. Problem resolved
Posted on Sep 03, 2006
Or just hold the exit button
Posted on Jan 17, 2015
ViewSonic support is incompetent. I got the same problem and the support person had no clue but to ask me to unplug the TV for 24 hours to "reset it". They also suggested I take to it for repair if it doesn't "reset" itself.
Thanks for this solution and for saving us money!!
Posted on Nov 20, 2007
Wow little things, it's so easy, got my tv back from the repair shop, put it in the garage, bc it cost 400 to fix it, bought a new tv. now after 1 year i found this info, ran to the garage, got the tv, pluged it in, pressed menu+enter+power and ... it works. what the @#$% tomorrow mornig, go to the repair shop ... viewsonic dealer and beat the s@#$ out of him, he told me its a cheap tv, i can repair for 400 but it's not worthed, buy a new tv, don't repair this on, come on it's dead get a new on spend more and ad more warranty for more $, what a as#$%^*, tomorrow my friend i wiil show you ---menu+enter+power---
thanks guys for this awesome info, THANKS
Posted on Sep 10, 2008
You have entered a safe mode in tv accidentaly with your remote . Switch on the tv press the up arrow then dowm arrow and then unplug power cord in 5 secs. If it doesnt work try again with left and right arrows. Hope this helps
Posted on May 29, 2018
If you wish to get some details; visit the site linked here. Pull up older posts. http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/ Faults & possible causes to LCD & Plasma screen are given with illustrations. You can get an idea about the fault to an extent. Faults to all LCD & Plasma screen are similar, irrespective of its brand and screen size.
Posted on Jan 11, 2017
Hi I have a westinghouse tv I have the flashing screen but my Selena is the buttons on the tv don't work and I don't have the original remote for it any advice?
Posted on Jan 11, 2017
I have Samsung H6400 and the above solution of menu enter n power doesnt work in my case.
Posted on Aug 14, 2016
I have a haier brand and my factory remote is no good anymore for 3 days my tv has been in this mode!!! I need HELP
Posted on Feb 13, 2016
I have a Insignia tv and I've tried everything and the remote didn't have an enter button so I tried the menu+ok/sel+power and nothing's happening so I also tried just hitting random buttons and nothing is happening please help this is really my aunts tv and I'm trying to fix it before she gets home so please help!!!!
Posted on Feb 03, 2016
I have a Samsung LED H5100 model. As soon as I turn on the television it shows red green blue grey white slides and won't come out of it. I saw above some of you have suggested the combination keys for viewsonic and other televisions. I would really appreciate if someone tells me the key combo for the said Samsung model mentioned above. I can't find it anywhere on the web.
Posted on Nov 29, 2015
I got a sylvania I'm having the same problem have no remote please help
Posted on Jul 22, 2015
That menu+enter+power did not work for my Haier lcd flat screen tv. What worked for me was literally pressing every single button on my remote one by one except the red yellow green and blue buttons at the bottom. Maybe it was only one button i needed to push on my remote the whole time but i will never know because I'm scared i'll mess it up again lol. I'm just relieved its working again.
Posted on Nov 23, 2014
Guys you are just awesome! was about to take TV to the recycling site tomorrow morning after trying many websites but no answers at all. I just come from downstairs after reading your remedy and the TV works perfectly. Many thanks!!!!
Posted on Nov 05, 2014
Did not work for me. do you have any other ideas? Thank you in advance
Posted on Aug 02, 2014
I have a hanspree tv and I have the same problem and tried the above and it does not work for my tv. But at the same time I also don't have an enter button and tried it using the ok button instead. Can anybody help me I am desperate , we use this tv all the time.Thanks.....
Posted on Jul 04, 2014
I have an LG 37LC2D. When I turned it on the green power light would flash 16 times and then the screen would flash red, green, blue, white black and then repeat continuously.
For this model you turn the TV on and then press the menu, enter and power at the same time before the green power light completes the 16 flashes.
Thanks again...LG wanted me to book a tech and as this is out of warranty it was going to cost me $$$...but not now!
Posted on May 07, 2010
Thank you very much guys...it works....menu+enter+power... while tv is on ....bravo
Posted on Nov 08, 2008
Yes , when set is on, press and hold menu-enter and power in that order, set will shut off.
when power is pushed again, the set was normal
Posted on Sep 23, 2008
Had the same problem - menu+enter+power fixed it. Thank you for your help.
Posted on Aug 10, 2008
Menu+Enter+Power worked for me. I was told by viewsonic and 2 local repair shops to buy a new TV because it was going to cost me $300+ to fix mine. Somehow I stummbled onto this site and the solution worked. Thank you. You just saved me the price of a new TV.
Posted on Feb 06, 2008
Wow I did that on the TV.. Dam thing seems to be worked!!! Gr8..Thanks so much.. I was about to buy a new TV.. you have saved me $$$$$.. My wife and kids would be very happy!!
Posted on May 17, 2007
Same thing happen to me. This was very helpful.
Posted on Mar 13, 2007
If the other suggestions listed here don't work for you try this. This worked like a charm for my Magnavox.
Stand near the TV's power cord and on the TV's remote press first the arrow up then down and unplug the tv within 5 secs , wait 10 secs and try the tv again.
If that does not do it then repeat the procedure but this time with the arrows left then right
Posted on Jan 20, 2016
Tried the solution and tv is still flashing colors. I had the flashing colors before and the solution worked but the second time it didn't. What to do now?
Posted on Oct 03, 2011
I read this solution today and tried it. And it worked. I got no help from ViewSonic except to send it to the company for repair. I waited 1.6 years for this solution. Thank you.
Posted on Nov 14, 2007
You just saved my life. My 2 year old pressed some buttons on the remote control and the same thing was happening. I call the support center and they told me my TV was gone and to take it to repair center. There was nothing they can do.... Are they serious???? Thank you so much.
Posted on Sep 25, 2007
I had the same problem just occur on my Viewsonic TV. The "Menu+Enter+Power button" worked perfectly. Thanks a million for the solution!
Posted on Nov 24, 2007
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 30, 2016 | Televison & Video
Jan 20, 2016 | Sylvania Televison & Video
Oct 16, 2015 | Televison & Video
Jul 08, 2014 | Computers & Internet
Jun 10, 2011 | Sony BRAVIA KDL-40V3000 Television
Make sure that you have turned on the tv before you begin programing your Uverse remote control.
Jan 24, 2011 | Sharp 27R-S50 27" TV
On blu ray remote control hold down TV Power+01 at the
same time. If the TV turns off the controller is programmed. If not, try TV Power+02,
+03, +04, +05, +06, +07, +08, +09. Different TV BRAND??? ...TRY http://remotes.com/remotes/documents/Samsung/AK59-00104K.pdf
Sep 16, 2010 | Samsung TV Remote Control
28,971 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!