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Password needs to be reset

Forgot password when setting up settings to stop certain programming while children were watching tv and now we can't remember it.

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Re: password needs to be reset

In that Sony unit 4-3-5-7 is a master password and clears the previous password you may have entered...
Have a great day!!

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My tv works greats but it flashes

Flashing can be one of several issues----does it only happen if using cable input or does it happen via rear inputs---if not via the rear ones it is likely a loose cable etc or the box if one is being used.

Most of these sets you NEED the exact remote for certain functions--a Univeral will just not cut it.

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Forgot password for parent control

If you have the original mitsubishi remote and confirm actual model number I can tell you how to do a hard reset of the Tv which is done with the remote.

This will clear and restore all settings in the set to factory default.


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When i turn it on it winds and turn off.

  1. Check the power. Don't be embarrassed if your problem is as simple as an unplugged power cord. It's better that you should discover this than pay a repair technician to come out to your house and find out.
  2. Isolate the problem. The main troubles that will crop up with a TV set are either no picture, no sound or both.
  3. Check the input setting on your remote control. If you have other devices connected to the TV, such as a video game system, those devices must be used with a different input setting than the input you use for watching programs or movies on a DVD or Blu-Ray player. Chances are, the kids were playing a game and forgot to turn the input back the way it was.
  4. Press the Input button on your remote control to return to the setting you wish to use. For example, the cable box might be connected to Input 1 and your DVD player might be connected to Input 2. Newer television sets have at least 3 inputs.
  5. Check the coaxial connection from your cable or satellite receiver to the television. The cable should be attached securely by twisting the round lock nut clockwise. Also check the power connections for the satellite or cable receiver. If either is unplugged, you won't receive a programming signal on the TV.
  6. 6 Make sure the video cable is securely attached to the TV jack if you have a home theater system. The video cable runs from the Video Out jack on your home theater receiver to the Video In jack on the back of your TV.
  7. 7 Check your receiver setting. Home theater receivers manage several components, so if you have the receiver set to operate the CD player but you are trying to watch a movie on your Blu-Ray player, you'll need to change the selection to Blu-Ray to watch the movie on your TV.
  8. Check the TV speakers to see whether they have been muted by accident. Press the volume button on your remote control or go to the Menu section and scroll down until you reach TV Speakers. Toggle left or right to turn the speakers on or off.
  9. Press the speaker button on your receiver to make sure your external home theater speakers are activated. Many home theater systems use external for their superior audio rather than the speakers inside a television.

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Tv wont turn on its a mitsubishi wide screen model number WS-65809. also forgot password for parental locks so when it is on cant watch anything but Disney, and Nickalodian!!!

I can help you unlock your Mitsubishi HDTV V-Chip at least, for when you get it back on.

Please follow these steps to bypass the vchip or reset the V Chip password.

I hope that helps.
Reset Mitsubishi HDTV VChip Password
Bypass Mitsubishi HDTV Front Panel Lock

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Magnavox child lock help

hello The parental control menu enables
you to limit access to programs that
may contain objectionable material
or are not suitable for viewing by
children. The default access code is
may contain objectionable material
or are not suitable for viewing by
children. The default access code is
The following table provides details
about the menu items:
Component Function Range / Options
Lock Enable
Enables the parental control lock. When
enabled, channels with objectionable viewing
content are blocked and can only be
accessed with a password. You can block
channels according to the movie or TV ratings
of the channel’s programs.
Off, On
Movie Rating Helps you block programs based on their
movie ratings. See “Movie Rating” on
page 25 for more details.

TV Rating Helps you block programs based on their TV
ratings. See “TV Rating” on page 26.

Change Code Changes the password for the parental control
Press the number keys to
change the password.
Reset Resets all channels and programs to their
default factory settings.

Parental Control Menu
Lock Enable
Change Code
Main Menu
Parental Control
Channel Setup
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Press Right to Enter
Press Right to Enter
Press New Code
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Hey i have a samsung gt e2120 and i set a phone pasword to get in and i forgot it so how do i get back into it without having to pay people?

since you have forgotten your password and want to reset your tv back to the back of your tv.look for a four leg ic 102 this is a eprom take it out of the set and solder it back this will reset your tv back to normal.good luck.

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I have an Akai PT5492S television that I don't know the v-chip password to and need to reset the v-chip password.

This TV is fitted with a V-CHIP controller which provides you with channel viewing access controls
and restrictions. This function is to prevent your children from watching violence or sexual scenes
that you may choose to exclude.
Press the MENU button and press the SET + or – button to select the V-CHIP SET option,
then press the ENTER button.
Enter your password (4 digits) using the Direct channel selection buttons (0-9).
In the event of entering incorrect password press the RESET button. Then press the
ENTER button.
Enter the same password for confirmation, then press the ENTER button.
Press the SET + or – button to select the V-CHIP option.
Press the ENTER button to select the ON.
Press the SET + or – button to select the TV RATING or MOVIE RATING option. Press
the ENTER button.
Press the SET + or – button to select the desired rating for the applicable video or TV
channel. Press the ENTER button.

And to change or put in a new password:
• If you want to change password, follow steps 1 and 2 and select "CHANGE PASSWORD"
option then enter your new password.
• The V-Chip function is activated only on programs and tapes that have the rating signal.
• Once you block a program using the V-Chip function, the blocked program cannot be watched
based on the content of the show. When the program starts, the "INPUT PASSWORD" will
appear on the screen. When you want to release the V-Chip temporarily, enter the password.
If you change the channel or turn off the TV while the V-Chip function was temporarily released,
the original setting will be resumed. If you return to the channel you were watching you must
re-enter your password to temporarily release your V-Chip function again.
• When you watch the TV from the cable box or the VCR with the RF Modulator, then you release
the V-Chip temporarily, the V-Chip setting will not be resumed until you turn off the TV. The
TV channel is not used in this case.
• When changing the channel with the cable box or the VCR, approximately 10 seconds will
pass until the program appears.

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Forgot the password to tv

Good Day,
Bypassing the V-ChipLock
After you set the lock, you need your passcode to view a V-Chip locked program, view the locked TV, cancel the lock, or enter the V-Chip lock menus. If you forget your passcode, you can view the locked TV without entering your passcode. When your password is requested, press the number 9 and QV buttons on the remote TV control at the same time. This process temporarily unlocks the TV. When entering the V-Chip Lock menu, this process deletes your old passcode and prompts you to enter a new passcode.
When changing or deleting your passcode, you must use the remote control included with this TV. You cannot use any Mitsubishi remote control from another component or a "universal" remote.
Good Luck, Big Irish.

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If you forget your password, press and hold TV on the remote and the MENU button on the television simultaneously for 3 seconds. Parental controls will then unlock and you can re-enter a password.

Here is a link to the users guide:



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