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My toshiba 46xv640u goes through the initial setup every time after turning it off and turning it on later.

I updated the firmware. No change. Every time I turn off TV I have to set it up again before I can watch anything. Has anyone else seen this?

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Most newer LCD, LED, or Plasma models "flash" the setup into non-volatile memory devices so this is not normal. If you are requested to "save" the configuration and don't or don't know how, maybe this would happen. Even power outages should not cause what you are seeing unless the configuration is somehow not be retained when the power is removed or by chance you are using a power strip to turn it off when it needs constant power to retain the settings.

Posted on Dec 01, 2014

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    Tony McCollum Dec 02, 2014

    I am familiar with saving the settings. I have been building my own computers since 1990. I save the settings then turn off the tv with the remote. I start it up again and wham, I have to go thru the initial setup every time. The set didn't do this when I purchased the tv. It started later.

  • David E. Colglazier Dec 04, 2014

    OK. Have you opened it up to look at the capacitors on the boards, particularly the power supply and the main computer board? It sounds to me like the flashing Power supply isn't working. If you see bulging caps, then I'd replace them but make sure you get low ESR ones. Lately, most of my own electronics are failing because of bad electrolytic caps.

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Do you get lines on other input beside the HDMI? Component inputs, Composite input?
We need to narrow down the problem first.
If you are going to DIY and have proper tools, electronics knowledge, and know safety precaution then please read on:

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Notice (Read Prior to Beginning the Software Upgrade)

The following events may interrupt the upgrade process and result in an inoperative unit.

1) DO NOT unplug the Power Cord during the software update procedure

2) Avoid loss or interruption of power during the software update procedure

3) DO NOT Press the power button on the unit during the software update procedure
In the event of software upgrade failure please contact TOSHIBA Customer Service at 1-800-631-3811

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