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LG LCD flat screen TV - 42LG50-remote control is unresponsive

Also other problems- controls on side of screen are unresponsive,
...picture freezes-sound continues
...screen freezes-green stripes
inserting new batteries doesn't help
...turning off power bar, then turning back on works to correct problem after satellite is reset

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  • dreygun Feb 16, 2009

    i have same problem. my screen doesn't freeze but for some reason the remote buttons and the buttons on side of tv (even power button) are unresponsive!!! 3 days old. wtf

  • vicegrip456 Mar 18, 2009

    This tv freezes all the freakin time on me, but only when I turn it on. Basically it will be fine for like 30 seconds, then the next thing I know it freezes up. Not on just one input it does it on all of them. It seemed like if I left it on vga or rgb input and turned it on while that input was recieving signal it would not lock up, but lately it is doing it even on that. I unfortunatley bought this tv at Bestbuy, and there return policy blows big time. I also have the 4 year extended warranty on it, but that Is going to be such a pain in the a** i just know it. Anyone else having issues?

  • quyonmob Apr 07, 2009

    Exactly the same.

  • babygal467 Apr 20, 2009

    Tv freezes with no sound sometimes. It can be out of the blue or days in a row. but when it does freeze it can last for an hr and the only control that works is the power button on the remote if held down for 5 seconds to switch off the tv.

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Sounds like a probable main board issue

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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Hey guys,

Not really a solution...but I have noticed that since i have unplugged my satellite signal, that was running through regular composite cables, the tv does not seem to freeze up. i still am leaving my tv on rgb or vga input when I shut it off that way when I turn it on it will already have signal running to it from my computer. I don't know if anyone else is having any luck with this tv, but this has seem to help with me a little bit. so basically all I run through the tv is my pc, hdmi, and component input devices....again it has seem less likely to freeze now that i have unplugged my composite inputs and remembering to leave it on rgb or vga when i shut it off....I could be just blowing tons of smoke but it seems to have helped.

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