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Can't view satellite television

I need to know what settings for my television so that i can view my satellite television

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I had this problem when I had to switch tv's. On the old tv it had to be on ch 60, the other tv I had to use had to be set to channel go through all the channels to find the right one.

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My olevia 42 in the imagen is biger than the screemI don't see complete the head

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Depending on your source material one of these will give you the image you want for what you are watching.

If you're watching TV through a cable or satellite box then there will be similar settings in that set-top box that will also affect screen settings. Not knowing if you are using a STB or what kind I can't help you directly with that. If what I suggested doesn't help and you are using cable or satellite call your providers tech support to learn how to change those settings.

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I cant reset parental controls

Activated by a PIN number, you can set Parental Controls on your TV and/or cable set-top box to control the programs that can be viewed on your TV. There are three ways to block programs:

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The V-Chip understands television program ratings and blocks programs based upon the rating level selected. All TV sets that are 13 inches or larger are required to incorporate the V-Chip technology. Parents set rating levels so that certain TV shows need a password to be viewed. For more information on the V-Chip and program ratings visit the FCC V-Chip site.
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If you have cable or satellite and a cable box or satellite box it is probably its remote. Look for the hd zoom # button or format button or aspect button to change the picture size.

Someone may have also changed the input on the television. Your cable or satellite box might be connected to two different inputs on your television so you have to make sure the right television input has been chosen with the television remote.

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Some television programs just broadcast like that and there is nothing you can do while that particular program is on to increase the picture size.

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