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Initial Setup Screen

The Initial Setup screen comes on at random. It started a few months ago, but then stopped. When it does it, it will happen all the time, like every few seconds. Please help me, It makes it very difficult to watch football when it is like this.

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  • helppleease Nov 10, 2007

    Initial Set Up comes on at random - on and off. It also is now spontaneously switches between Video 1-4 independently. NOTHING seems to make it stop. How to fix???

  • gonfishin_17 Nov 22, 2007

    We are experiencing the same issue with our set! It is so annoying! Can anyone help? Is there anything else we can do?

  • elliedog Feb 10, 2008

    same problem and it is worrying the heck out of me.

  • hoppeotd Oct 29, 2008

    The initial setup comes on randomly, and the TV spontaneously switches input sources from Tuner to Video 2 to Video 3, etc.

  • Anonymous Nov 02, 2008

    same thing... so freakin' annoying.

  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    I have the same problem with initial setup constantly flashing on the screen. Anyone know how much it might cost to fix this?



    denise in baltimore

  • ryan_martin0 Feb 08, 2009

    I have the same problem starting today. Tryed the batteries in the remote, and unpluging the TV and everything that interacts with it. So far, no dice.

  • bar6363 Feb 14, 2009

    I have the very same problem and after about half hour the t.v. shuts off by itself.

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If you have a button on the remote control for setup then maybe it is this conducting, so clean out the remote control. First see if it happens with the remote batteries removed. Make sure that there is no other infrared source which could be interfering. Try for a test, covering with a metal plate the remote sensor, on the TV.

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Recently ran into one of these w/ same symptom. I can tell you what didn't fix it, but this customer ended up getting it exchanged before we could finish the repair. We replaced the Micro, the front panel keypad switches (common problem on this unit), and the IR reciever. Also replaced the crystal to the Micro. None of these fixed the symptom. Of course, set was ran with batteries removed from the remote. Unfortunately, when a "digital" problem like this arises, shot-gunning parts is often the only way to repair it.

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