How do I remove the white screen that displays parental control pin? I don't even know how it appeared on the TV screen, but I can not remove it Thanks for your help
I have turned power off and typed in Mute (and some sequence of numbers ? and then power back on. I have also unplugged the TV for 30 min./plugged back in and turned on. The white screen will not go away!
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Unlock procedure and to override the password lock to many popular brand TVs are given.
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When a red key appears in
the lower left corner of your Apex television screen, the set's V-chip is
engaged, preventing you from watching restricted content. You can override
parental controls and reset your television's pass code with your remote. Parental Lock
The Apex prompts you to enter a 4-digit code when you set up
parental controls. You can block programs according to their MPAA ratings
or their content designations, such as V for violence or S for ******
Disabling the Lock
You can override parental controls on most Apex models by
simultaneously pressing the F and mute buttons on the remote control. If
you own Apex models GT2011J or GT2011S, hold the remote's display button
for ten seconds. The red key will vanish and the V-chip will unblock your
Override CodesApex's default parental lock control code is 6688, so if you haven't set
a new code, entering 6688 will remove the red key and unblock your program. If
you've set a new password and forgotten it, entering 3308 will reset the code
and unblock your program.
In the System Settings Menu, go to the 3rd page, then select "PARENTAL CONTROLS."
Select "YES," to change the parental controls.
You will be prompted for your 4-digit PIN.
If you know the PIN, select the empty text box and enter the PIN using the on-screen keyboard, then select "OK" to continue.
If you don't know the PIN, select "I forgot," then select the empty text box for the answer to the secret question and enter it using the on-screen keyboard. Select "OK" to continue.
If you don't know either the PIN or the secret question, the Parental Controls will need to be reset.
An Enquiry Number will be displayed. Ring the number given in the Nintendo DSi Operations Manual and provide the Enquiry Number. You will then be issued with a Master Key. Tap "OK" and enter the Master Key. Tap "OK".
Select "PIN" to change the PIN or "CHANGE SETTINGS" to update the setting you wish to change. Once the changes are made, select "DONE" to confirm any changes.
"If you don't know either the PIN or the secret question, the Parental Controls will need to be reset. Please call 1-800-255-3700 for assistance."
If you forgot your password for this feature, press the following buttons on the remote, one at a time. (Note: You must be in the password entry screen) Press, Mute, Display,Clear and Reset, this unlocks parental controls and you can now re-enter a new password. OR TRY THIS.. Press and hold Menu on the TV AND volume down on the remote for 3 seconds. Nothing will appear on the screen, and the Parental Controls will unlock, and you can re-enter a new password with the LOCK PARENTAL CONTROLS