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Magnavox I turned on the TV the other day and it came us with a blank screen. After a few minutes the words "CHILD LOCK. PLEASE UNLOCK" I didnt even know the TV had a child lock so have no idea how to turn it off. Help!

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I am not sure that this is for your tv. But try this and see if this works, Switch set on, press menu, select feature and press enter, select parental lock and press enter, then enter the code 0, 7, 1, 1 twice, the lock should now have cleared. I hope this will help. Please call magnavox and see if they can verify the code. no very sure about the code but give it shot. Good luck

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