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"set clock" flashing

My 92 yr old mother in law has a zenith vrj410 vcr and it constantly flashes "set clock". She does not have the owners manual and I have tried everything I can with the remote [when I press menu it does nothing]. It's about to drive her nuts. How do I set the clock to calm her down? Can anybody help????

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Of course theres no button as the other person replied so back to electronic tape or unplug it til you use it or use a 12 guage on it

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If you don't care about the clock just put black electrical tape over it!

seriously though, many zenith remotes are universal, so if it does not respond to 'menu' then press the mode button to get it into 'vcr' mode then try again.

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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