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KP-57WS510 gone crazy

All of a sudden my remote control stopped working and the following now happens:


the TV will jump into menu mode and run thru differant screens

the TV will go into convergience mode

the TV will cycle between the inputs


It's like someone is hidding behind the couch pressing the one around I live in the woods so to speak...

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