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Unlocking tv button lock

When I bring up the menu on the tv (Dell 3201c) and I try to move to
the settings mode it only will bring up the volume.If I try to use the
buttons on the tv it comes up that the tv button lock is on.Will a
factory reset cure this problem? If so how do I reset it.

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MY KIDS WERE PLAYING WITH THE BUTTONS ON THE TV NOW WHEN I TRY TOO CHANGF THE CHANNELS OUR VOLUME TV BUTTON LOCK ORTV BUTTONED POPS UP.I DONT HAVE MY REMOTE SO WHAT IS ANOTHER METHOD?

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The first question can be solved by a factory code if their is a possibility or a prompting for a code. Call tech supp. and see if they have a factory code they can give you. The second question can be solved by buying a universal remote...

Posted on Apr 04, 2013

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    Usual default codes are "0000" "1234" or "2438".

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