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How to disable parental lock

Unable to disable parental lock to watch tv or change the channel. i don't know my parental code

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  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2008

    will not change channels

  • mzrealtor Nov 24, 2008

    I have the x2gen mv42 lcd hdtv and cannot change channels.

  • Anonymous Feb 15, 2009

    same here i need help now

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    jimbennet22 Jul 31, 2012

    enter 9999 into parental password and then change to password of your own

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Press the "Menu" button on the remote control and use the arrow buttons to scroll down to the "Parental Guide" option, then press the "Enter" button.
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Use the arrow keys to switch the parental lock to "OFF." This allows all programs to be viewed no matter the rating. Press the "Exit" button on the remote and start watching all your channels.
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their rating. When this feature is no longer needed and you want your TV to display all programming no matter its rating, you must unlock your TV. Unlocking your Apex TV is done completely from your remote control and does not require any tools. The process takes less than 5 minutes.
· Press the "Menu" button on the remote control and use the arrow buttons to scroll down to the "Parental Guide" option, then press the "Enter" button.
Type in the default parental code "6688" if you have not set your own code. If you have set your own code, type it in. If you set your own code and forgot it, override it by using "6688."
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ATTENTION!! PLEASE read through this information FULLY before trying anything, ok??

here's the instructions for "cancelling or changing parental
lock"

1) Press the MENU button. The Main Menu will appear on the screen.
2) Select "Advanced Features" using the ADJUST up/down buttons. Press
ENTER/EXCH.
3) Select "Use Parental Lock" using the ADJUST button. Press ENTER/EXCH.
4) Enter the four digits of your secret code using the number buttons (0-
9). Press ENTER/EXCH.
5) If you have locked the TV, use the ADJUST up/down buttons to select
the setting "Off" to turn off the lock. If you have locked the channel.
use the ADJUST buttons to place the cursor next to the channel whose lock
you want to cancel. Press ENTER/EXCH.
6) Press the CANCEL button to unlock that channel, or use the ADJUST
buttons to change the channel to a new one.
7) Press the MENU button to return to the "Advanced Features" menu.

<b>IF YOU FORGET YOUR FOUR-DIGIT SECRET CODE, PLEASE SEE THE APPENDIX
"PROCEDURE FOR BYPASSING THE PARENTAL LOCK.

HERE IT IS:

If you forget the code, you can view the locked TV without entering the
code. To do this, simply press the buttons on your remote labeled "QV"
and "9" at the same time whenever your secret code is requested.

IMPORTANT
Unlocking with this procedure is only temporary. To cancel the lock
completely, follow the procedure below.</b>

1) Turn on your TV. If the TV requests your secret code, press the "QV"
button and the "9" button on the remote control
at the same time.
2)Press the MENU button to view the main menu. Use the ADJUST button to
select "Advanced" Features". Press ENTER/EXCH.
3) Use the ADJUST button to select "Use Parental Lock". Press
ENTER/EXCH.
4) Press press the "QV" button and the "9" button on the remote control
at the same time, instead of entering the code.
5) If you were using "Lock the TV", the lock must be turned off. Using
the ADJUST up/down buttons, select the "Off" setting.
6) If you were using the "Lock the Channel", use the ADJUST up/down
buttons to place the cursor next to the channel whose lock you want to
turn off. Press ENTER/EXCH.
7) Press the CANCEL button to unlock that channel or use the ADJUST
up/down buttons to change the channel to a new one.
8) Press the MENU button
to return to the "Advanced Features".

IMPORTANT
YOU MUST USE THE REMOTE CONTROL INCLUDED WITH THIS TV. YOU CANNOT US A
REMOTE CONTROL FROM ANOTHER MITSUBISHI COMPONENT AND YOU CANNOT USE
"UNIVERSAL" REMOTES FROM OTHER MANUFACTURERS

Good Luck

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