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Menu keeps popping up

I have unplugged from wall outlet, checked to make sure that the menu button on tv was not stuck, checked all cables in back of tv to make sure they were plugged in completely...still menu button keeps popping up during play.

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The only two things I can think of off hand it check to see if the TV is in DEMO mode (like the store uses) also check the Remote sometimes the button can get stuck.. try taking the batteries out of the remote or take the remote to another room and see if that helps. Good Luck with it..

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Dirt under the button

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    press and hold power and menu buttons at same time till unit shuts down press power button to turn back on.

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I had this same problem with the Main Menu coming up on my Dell Monitor E171FPb and I thought I would tell you what I did to fix the problem.

1. I shut down the PC.
2. I removed the power cable and video cable from the back of the monitor.
3. I removed the four screws that hold the stand for the monitor and slid the stand off.
4. I then removed the 5 screws that hold the back cover on the monitor.
5. I took two flat blade screw drivers and carefully removed the back cover.

At the bottom of the monitor case, there is a small circuit board the holds the 6 switches for controlling the display.

6. I located the button that calls up the Main Menu. It is the second switch from the left as you are looking at the monitor from the rear.
7. I used a small solder iron and heated up the four prongs in sequence while holding the switch with a pair of needle nose pliers. I had to rotate this process from one prong to the other while all the time applying slight pulling pressure on the switch pulling it away from the circuit board.
8. Once the switch was removed, I put the cover back on and tightened up the five screws.
9. Then I slid the base back in the slot it came from and tightened the four screws.
10. I connected the video and power cable and turned on the PC.

With the switch removed the Main Menu never popped up again and I am so very happy.

Posted on May 30, 2008

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It could be dirt/dust has accumulated behind the buttons causing a false contact so it looks like a ghost is operating your tv making things appear and disappear.If this isn not the problem then there is a faulty component on the board where the buttons are located. If you are able to do the cleaning of the buttons yourself use a cleaner that de-greases as wel and make sure everything is bone dry before re-assembly. If not find a competant technician. Hope this helps.

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Your tv needs a software upgrade. This is usually done by a qulified service technician.

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The most commom causes are One. There ia a stuck button on the tv itself. The Menu button. The membrane switch or the TACT switch is bad and needs to be replaced. The Main bd can also be bad.

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check remote faulty batteries/take them out see if it stops doing it also depress menu button on tv might be stuck

Posted on Nov 10, 2009

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Televison station won't scan


If you are receiving a "No Signal" error message, verify that:
  1. All of the cables physically connected to the TV and the input device are secure.
  2. The input device is turned on.
Your TV needs to scan for channels before it can show programming from an antenna, from cable TV when the cable comes directly from the wall (no cable box), or from a cable or satellite box connected to the TV with a coaxial (RF) cable. Do not scan for channels if you have a cable or satellite box connected using AV (Composite), Component, or HDMI cables. The box selects the channel, not the tuner inside your television. If you are not using the "TV" input, press the INPUT button on your remote until the correct input mode is selected.
To perform a channel scan using the coaxial input:
  1. Press the INPUT button on your remote to view your current input source. The TV (coaxial cable) input must be selected. This may appear as "TV," "ANT," or the channel and call letters of a station.
  2. If the TV input is not selected, press INPUT until the TV input mode is selected.
  3. Open the on-screen menu and select TV or Tuner option. (This varies by model.)
  4. Highlight Tuner Mode and select the correct option:
    • Antenna-over-the air signals from an antenna
    • Cable-direct from the wall cable TV, or a cable or satellite box connected to the TV with coaxial cable
  5. Select Auto Search or Auto Channel Scan. (This varies by model.)
  6. When the search reaches 100% complete, exit to the menu.
  7. Check the available channels:
    • Antenna or direct-from-wall cable-Press the Channel Up and Channel Down buttons on your VIZIO TV remote to view the available channels.
    • Cable or satellite box- Will return only one channel. Use the cable or satellite remote's Channel Up and Channel Down buttons.
If this does not resolve the issue, power cycle the TV and then re-run the channel scan:
  1. Turn off the TV.
  2. Unplug the TV from the electrical outlet.
  3. While the TV is unplugged from the wall, press and hold the Power button on the TV for 30 seconds.
  4. Release the power button.
  5. Plug the TV back into the electrical outlet.
  6. Turn on the TV.
Note: There is also an option to reset the TV to the factory default settings. This option is in either the SETUP or SYSTEM section of the on-screen menu. The option may be "Reset all settings", "System Reset," or "Reset & Admin." Consult your TV's user manual for the location and steps for resetting your model.
  1. Remove the coaxial cable from the DTV/TV connector on the back of your television and perform a channel scan to clear the existing channels. See the procedure above. This should not find any channels.
  2. Re-attach the coaxial cable to the DTV/TV connector and perform a new channel scan.
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Sanyo TV Service Menu Method 1

1.Unplug the power cable.
2.Press and hold the {MUTE} button on the remote control while plugging the power cable back into the outlet.
3.Keep pressing the {MUTE} button until the TV powers on with the Service Menu displayed.
4.Use the {CH+} {CH-} buttons to select menus.
5.Use the {VOL+} {VOL -} buttons to change settings.
6.Some menus might have sub-addresses. Use the numeric buttons {0} to {7} to adjust sub-item data.
7.Press the {MENU} button or turn the TV off to exit.

Sanyo TV Service Menu Method 2

1.Unplug the power cable.
2.Press and hold the {VOL -} button on the TV while plugging the power cable back into the outlet.
3.Keep pressing the {VOL -} button until the TV powers on with the Service Menu displayed.
4.Use the {CH+} {CH-} buttons to select menus.
5.Use the {VOL+} {VOL -} buttons to change settings.
6.Some menus might have sub-addresses. Use the numeric buttons {0} to {7} to adjust sub-item data.
7.Press the {MENU} button or turn the TV off to exit.

Sanyo Projector Service Menu Method 1
Factory Menu Access

1.Press and hold the {SELECT} and {INPUT} buttons on the Projector at the same time for about 10 seconds.
2.The Factory Menu will be displayed.

Service Menu Access

1.Press and hold the {MENU} and {INPUT} buttons on the Projector at the same time for about 10 seconds.
2.The Service Menu will be displayed.
Use the {UP} {DOWN} {LEFT} {RIGHT} buttons to move through menus and change values.
To exit, turn the Projector Off.

Sanyo Projector Service Menu Method 2

1.Press & hold the {MENU} button on the Projector for about 10 seconds.
2.The Service Menu will be displayed.
3.Use the {UP} {DOWN} {LEFT} {RIGHT} buttons to move through menus and change values.
4.To exit, turn the Projector Off.

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The book shows 0154 as the code for my sanyo tv ,it does not work .


Hello

If you are looking for its service menu, there is no code, but some doings is necessary as follows.
Two proceedings are given. One amoung them will surely open your TV to service mode adjustments.

To enter the service menu do the following. Most of the sanyo sets will get positve results with this.

Unplug the power cable.
* Press and hold the {MUTE} button on the remote control while plugging the power cable back into the outlet.
* Keep pressing the {MUTE} button until the TV powers on with the Service Menu displayed.
* Use the {CH+} {CH-} buttons to select menus.
* Use the {VOL+} {VOL -} buttons to change settings.
* Some menus might have sub-addresses. Use the numeric buttons {0} to {7} to adjust sub-item data.
* Press the {MENU} button or turn the TV off to exit.

OR

* Unplug the power cable.
* Press and hold the {VOL -} button on the TV
while plugging the power cable back into the outlet.

* Keep pressing the {VOL -} button until
the TV powers on with the Service Menu displayed.

* Use the {CH+} {CH-} buttons to select menus.
* Use the {VOL+} {VOL -} buttons to change settings.

* Some menus might have sub-addresses. Use the
numeric buttons {0} to {7} to adjust sub-item data.

* Press the {MENU} button or turn the TV off to exit.

OK

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Hello
You just try one the procedure given below. One amoung will lead you to its service mode.

Unplug the power cable.
* Press and hold the {MUTE} button on the remote control while plugging the power cable back into the outlet.
* Keep pressing the {MUTE} button until the TV powers on with the Service Menu displayed.
* Use the {CH+} {CH-} buttons to select menus.
* Use the {VOL+} {VOL -} buttons to change settings.
* Some menus might have sub-addresses. Use the numeric buttons {0} to {7} to adjust sub-item data.
* Press the {MENU} button or turn the TV off to exit.
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Unplug the power cable.
* Press and hold the {VOL -} button on the TV
while plugging the power cable back into the outlet.

* Keep pressing the {VOL -} button until
the TV powers on with the Service Menu displayed.

* Use the {CH+} {CH-} buttons to select menus.
* Use the {VOL+} {VOL -} buttons to change settings.

* Some menus might have sub-addresses. Use the
numeric buttons {0} to {7} to adjust sub-item data.

* Press the {MENU} button or turn the TV off to exit.

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If the buttons on the remote AND the buttons on the TV case do not work (channels do not change and you cannot open or navigate the menu), the TV has stopped responding. Reset the TV as follows:

NOTE:
Some TVs have a reset button. If available and accessible, try using the reset buttons before using the steps below. Using the reset buttons can save time.

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1. Unplug the TV power cord from the power outlet.
2. Unplug any connected devices (DVD, Set-top boxes, etc...)
3. Press and hold the TV power button for five seconds.
4. Plug the TV power cord back into the power outlet and turn on the TV.
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6. Turn off the TV and reconnect the devices.
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