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Tv wil not change channels unless vcr is on

The power went off and back on early one morning. Now the tv will display the channel number on the screen but will not change channels. You must turn on the vcr in order to change channels. I took the batteries out for 12 hours and also held the number 1 down for over 60 seconds to drain the micropocessor. I have unpluged the tv, receiver, and vcr for over 12 hours. I have tried everything on the remote and even the controls on the tv does not work.

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Re: tv wil not change channels unless vcr is on

You must go into the menu, go to the channel setup and do a channel scan.. Your TV simply lost the channel memory. Good Luck

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