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Ok unplug tv for 5 min then plug back in and press and hold the power button for ten seconds this should reset the tv!
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My toshiba flatscreen says retail unlock on it an it wont do nothyn.. how i fix it without original remote


You can reset and eliminate the lock on some televisions without the remote.. Hold the power button for five seconds. The television will automatically restart. If the lock is still on, unplug the television and remove the battery from the back panel of the television. Wait several hours before reconnecting the plug and reattaching the battery.

You say you have a Universal remote. If you have not done so yet use the procedures that came with your remote to install it on your Toshiba. After using the install procedures you should at least be able to power on and off the TV.

power the TV on and then do the following:

TOSHIBA specific advertisements or "Retail Lock" at anytime when operating, perform the following procedure:
  1. Using the remote control, press 1, 2, 3, 4 in this order. This will release the "Retail Lock" mode.
  2. Perform a factory reset of the TV
  3. Resetting Factory Defaults:
To reset all settings and channels to their factory default values:
1 Press the MENU button and open the Installation menu.
2 Highlight Reset TV, and then press the ENTER button.
3 Enter your PIN code (If a PIN code has been set).
4 A con?rmation screen appears. Select Yes, and press the ENTER button. The TV will turn off automatically.
Then do the following:
  1. Power on the TV. You will be prompted to perform the first time setup.
  2. Be sure to set the Location option to Home.
  3. Continue with the first time setup.
The "Retail Lock" should be disabled and you can now use all the functions of the TV.


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Apex tv locked


Apex TVs have parental locks that allow you to block certain programs based on
their rating. When this feature is no longer needed and you want your TV to display all programming no matter its rating, you must unlock your TV. Unlocking your Apex TV is done completely from your remote control and does not require any tools. The process takes less than 5 minutes.
• Press the "Menu" button on the remote control and use the arrow buttons to scroll down to the "Parental Guide" option, then press the "Enter" button.
Type in the default parental code "6688" if you have not set your own code. If you have set your own code, type it in. If you set your own code and forgot it, override it by using "6688."
Use the arrow keys to switch the parental lock to "OFF." This allows all programs to be viewed no matter the rating. Press the "Exit" button on the remote and start watching all your channels.

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My apex tv is locked and we can't unlock it


Apex TVs have parental locks that allow you to block certain programs based on
their rating. When this feature is no longer needed and you want your TV to display all programming no matter its rating, you must unlock your TV. Unlocking your Apex TV is done completely from your remote control and does not require any tools. The process takes less than 5 minutes.
• Press the "Menu" button on the remote control and use the arrow buttons to scroll down to the "Parental Guide" option, then press the "Enter" button.
Type in the default parental code "6688" if you have not set your own code. If you have set your own code, type it in. If you set your own code and forgot it, override it by using "6688."
Use the arrow keys to switch the parental lock to "OFF." This allows all programs to be viewed no matter the rating. Press the "Exit" button on the remote and start watching all your channels.

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The tv locked out and i dont have the remote for it any more...how do i unlock the tv?


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It will be very difficult to unlock your Apex TV without its remote control handset. If you can gather it from some amoung your friends or relatives, who own the same model set, just borrow it form them just to unlock your TV. After unlock, you can use any universal remote control suited for Apex. Proceedings are:
Apex TVs use a four digit code to control the v-chip. The override code for many models is 6688. Other sets may not have one, or may have a default code of 1225 instead of an override code.

1. To use the override code:

2. Hit the MENU key to get to the menus.

3. Go down to the SYSTEM menu and hit the right arrow on the remote control.

4. Once in the SYSTEM menu, go to PARENTAL GUIDE. It will ask for your code.

5. Enter the override code listed above. From here, you can turn on and off different rating restrictions, as well as set a new code.
No matter what the V-chip code is set to, the override code will still work. If you have a blank screen with a red key on the bottom left, simply press the (function or F) button and the mute button at the same time. This will unlock the screen and allow you to view the channel as desired
OK.

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My tv is locked i cant push anything to cut it on it is on but there is a key on the screen and i do not have the remote control what do i do.


hi,

To unlock your TV you must need the original remote of it. If you don't have then you have to purchase it. After the do the following for unlock you TV


Apex TVs have parental locks that allow you to block certain programs based on their rating. When this feature is no longer needed and you want your TV to display all programming no matter its rating, you must unlock your TV. Unlocking your Apex TV is done completely from your remote control and does not require any tools. The process takes less than 5 minutes.

1. Press the "Menu" button on the remote control and use the arrow buttons to scroll down to the "Parental Guide" option, then press the "Enter" button.


2. Type in the default parental code "6688" if you have not set your own code. If you have set your own code, type it in. If you set your own code and forgot it, override it by using "6688."


3. Use the arrow keys to switch the parental lock to "OFF." This allows all programs to be viewed no matter the rating. Press the "Exit" button on the remote and start watching all your channels

ok

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Parental control code had been changed, don't know what it is now


Hello
Try the following to unlock your Jensen TV.

1. Turn on the TV using the remote control. In most cases, you will need the original Jensen remote to unlock the TV if you aren't sure of the unlock code. You can purchase an original replacement online if necessary.

2. Look at the screen. If you see a red key on the bottom of the screen, press "Function" and "Mute" on the remote at the same time. This will unlock the channel. Do this if you want to bypass the lock to watch a certain show or channel while leaving the TV locked. All other channels will remain locked and the TV will lock again when it is turned off.

3. Unlock all of the channels on the TV by entering 0711 or 3308. These are the Jensen factory reset codes that will reset the TV to the original factory settings. By doing this, you will loose any information that you have stored in the TV, such as channel labels and schedules. You will have to program the TV again by going through the entire initial set up.

4. Call the technical support service number in your owner's manual if neither of those codes work. A technician can help you troubleshoot the television as the problem may not be the parental lock feature. Have the model number and serial number of the TV available when you call.
5. Take your television to a TV repair shop if neither of the codes work and the TV locked by itself while it was turned on. In this case, the TV may need to be rewired.
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Mitsubishi tv


I found this online somewhere and it cleared my problem.

(my problem was a blue screen that said my input was locked enter in your code using the 10 key pad. Both inputs were locked, I used the steps below and it cleared it. We are now watching a dvd for the first time in months!) Thank you Bob Waterman whoever you are!)


MITSUBISHI CS3114R

Parental Lock



This system can lock each channel or different channels on ANT A and ANT B
as well as locking each of the EXT inputs, so you should confirm what is
locked before trying to unlock.

1 On the remote, set the TV/VCR switch to the TV position
Or . Depending on which remote is being used
Press the TV mode button at the top.

2. Turn on the TV and using the SCAN buttons (or 10 KEY FAD) and the INPUT
buttons check each channel and input to establish which channels and inputs
are locked. The screen will tell you if the channel or input is locked.

3. Press the button labeled MENU. The screen will show the main TV menu.

4. Press the #5 button (channel lock option).
The screen will change to show the channel lock System Menu. This screen
will indicate that the lock system is either ON or OFF.

IF THE SCREEN INDICATES LOCK IS ON, GO TO STEP 5
OR:
IF THE SCREEN INDICATES THE LOCK IS OFF, GO TO STEP 5A

5. Press the #3 button. (SELECT CHANNELS TO LOCK option). The screen will
ask for the code number. Press the #9 and QV buttons at the same time.

Notes: The screen will change to show an information display that will show
the selected antenna and channel or input. The display is superimposed over
the picture. This display will indicate that the channel or input is either
locked or unlocked. In the lower middle will be instructions to use the
10-key pad or SCAN buttons to select the desired channels (or the INPUT
button to change antennas or select the EXT inputs). At the bottom of the
screen will be instructions on how to change the current LOCK status (if
unlocked use the ENTER button to lock, or if locked use the CANCEL button to
unlock).

NOW GO TO STEP #6.

5a. Press the #1 button (channel lock ON option). The screen will ask for a
code number. Use the 10-KEY PAD to enter a new code number (We suggest 1111)
and then press the ENTER button.

Notes: The screen will change to show an information display that will show
the selected antenna and channel or input. The display is superimposed over
the picture. This display will indicate that the channel or input is either
locked or unlocked. In the lower middle will be instructions to use the
10-key pad or SCAN buttons to select the desired channels (or the INPUT
button to change antennas or select the EXT inputs). At the bottom of the
screen will be instructions on how to change the current LOCK status (if
unlocked use the ENTER button to lock, or if locked use the CANCEL button to
unlock).

NOW GO TO STEP #6.

6. Use the 10 KEY PAD or SCAN buttons to select the channels that are
locked, or, use the INPUT button to select the external inputs that are
locked.

7. At each locked channel or input press the CANCEL button.
The screen will indicate that the channel or input is either locked or
unlocked.

8. When all of the channels and/or inputs are unlocked, press the MENU
button again. TV main menu will be displayed.

9. Press the #5 button (CHANNEL LOCK option).

10. Press the #2 button (channel lock OFF option). The screen will now ask
for a code number again.

11. Press the #9 and QV buttons at the same time. The screen will return
to the CHANNEL LOCK MENU and indicate that the lock is OFF

12. Press the MENU button twice to return to normal viewing.

The parental lock is now entirely cancelled.

---------------------------------------------------------------

Bob Waterman, CET® #RI-28
Master Technician License #9109
Service Manager / Parts Manager
Gemini Computer, TV, & Security Alarms
(508)695-7302
(508)695-7769 FAX
geminitv@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
geminitv@xxxxxxx
www.geminicomputertvsecurityalarms.com

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Mitsubishi tv


Without the code, you must get an original remote and press the "QV" and the "9" buttons together to unlock the TV.

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Locked ext inputs


I'll give you the master reset, with set on, and from the remote hit Menu-1-2-7-0 this will bring up the Intilize screen and the word Initlize should be highlighted, if it is hit enter on the remote, this is the factory default settings so now if the set ask for a parental code it will be 0000

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