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Your remote needs to be taken apart and cleaned. There is a circuit board on the inside that needs to be cleaned. There may be screws holding the remote together or it may have snaps. Hope this helps.

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my son tried to stop the channel scrolling by enter weird number into the channel to stop it scrolling such as 555, 777..
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I call Toshiba customer service and they ask money $25 for troubleshooting but I denied since I do not want to waste money and time.

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unplug the power cord.
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DONE.

I use electric tape to seal off the connector and let it hanging there.
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NO AVAILABLE red message when watching DVD is no longer existed.

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