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Locked Tv I mistakenly locked something in the menu. After that none of the control buttons would work. I don't have the remote control. I unplugged the tv and haven't been ble to get it to come on since. Please tell me if there is anything that can do. Thanks, Fred

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  • Sean Shirzadi Mar 08, 2009

    hold the up and down vulume botton at the same time



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Yes hold the volume down and volume up at the same time
and you will see the unlock menu screen at the bottom
so simple

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  • LaryOly Nov 02, 2010

    This isn't working for my TV, which suddenly decided to give me a MENU LOCKED message every time I hit MENU. I was on the phone for 15 minutes with an idiot in Viewsonic's "Service" department, who took me through this "hold the volume buttons on the TV" routine. Each time, I told him it didn't work, he told me to do it again. And again. And again.

    The definition of insanity is "doing the same thing repeatedly, but expecting a different result". So, clearly, the rep I spoke with was insane.

    Then he told me to unplug the TV, and, with it still unplugged, to press

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