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Can't get the tv back on the channels properly after watching a m

I just watched a movie on vhs and now I can't get the Tv back on.

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Change the input, look for the button on the remote or on the TV itself. Just changing the channel on the TV after powering down the VCR should also work.

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Disconnect all the cables from the TV then reconnect them after a few minutes.

Ensure that the power cable from the TV is directly connected to a functional wall outlet.
Try pressing and holding the power button on the TV for 30 seconds then check if the TV is turning ON.

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