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I got this TV from my brother and the parental control lock is only blocking TV-Y7 broadcasts, and this TV is in my 5 year-old son's room. He doesn't remember the code. Is there any way to reset it or override it, by the way, without the original remote. A DirecTV remote will allow you to key in numbers.

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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. • If your TV asks for a 4-digit code or password please enter 3308 or 6688 to unlock the screen or reset any preset rating levels

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