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My VCR is in Safe Mode

I was recently trying to program a Universal Remote for my VCR and it the VCR went into some kind of safe mode. I have tried to unplug, turn on/off, and tried to opperate w/ the origonal remote and i am getting the same "SAFE" message on the display of the VCR. If you can let me know how to fix this problem please let me know. Thank you and I look forward to hearing back from you soon. Thank you -Mark

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Re: My VCR is in Safe Mode

Hello Mark352, What model of VCR do you have? is it a GE In the mean time try this: Unplug it from the wall for about a minute and then plug it in again. If this does not work, hold the VCR button down for 5-8 seconds this works on some units. Let me know if this works for you. Thank you,

Posted on Sep 05, 2007

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To Unlock: Press and hold either the remote control’s ON•OFF or VCR button until SAFE
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