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Front buttons won't work

I have an Onkyo TX-DS474 receiver. It has worked great, but today, I bought a big screen and had to manuever all of my audio/video equipment around. When I hooked everything back up, my power button, all the buttons on the bottom and the volume do not work anymore. Have I fried something?

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The microprocessor may be locked up. While pressing and holding "video 1", press "speaker A". When "clear" appears in the display, the micro has been reset to the factory default condition. To do a full reset without taking it apart, it may have to sit up to 3 weeks for the backup battery to run down.

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press and hold the video 1 button and then press the speaker A button - you should see 'clear' on the display. This will reset everything

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