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TVG Help I am having a problem getting the tv guardian to work. I am trying to use it on a dvd. All the settings are set up correctly, but seem to have no effect on the dvd. Any help would be appreciated. Don

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  • canaanland May 26, 2008

    the tv guardian on our dvs-5000 sanyo is not working.



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If the movie dosen't have close captioning the tv guardian will not work. For the tv guardian to work there has to be close captioning.

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I just had the same problem and stumbled across this solution:
If this is a sanyo dvd player try this:
Enter the set-up menu (there cannot be a disc in the unit to access this menu, simply eject the disc, then enter set-up)
  1. For the password enter 788444 (even if there is only room for four digits enter all six)
  2. Press enter (the lock should open)
  3. Enter a new four digit code (this will lock it again)
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I have the manual for the dwm-380 sanyo dvd with tvg.
Go to setup. Then Parental controls. Then scroll down to where you can enter a 4 digit code. To unlock and reset, enter 788444. I know this is 6 digits punch in all 6 then hit enter. This will unlock it. Next, you enter in your 4 digit number. This is your personal code. This may or may not work on other models. Take care.

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