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Cannot remove menu on sTV screen and TV will not turn off.

I pressed a button on the remote now a menu is on the TV screen. A 2 in each corner and a bunch of numbers & letters in the middle. TV has no sound. Will not turn off, remote does nothing. Unplugged it and it's still there when I plug it back in. HELP!

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  • maxine_grego Oct 03, 2009

    Remote works, it just won't do anything with this menu on.

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Look for a recall button on the remote

this is normally the button that will turn on the on screen graphics

if the remote is not working point the sensor through a mobile phone with camera switched on and see if it flashes at you then you will know if remote is working

post back if you need any more help

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How to change the channel my Sony Trinitron TV turns on to?


hit menu button on your remote, navigate to channel setup menu. on the sub-menu, set channel fix to your channel that you require. now when your tv powers up this will be the default channel. if this doesn't fix your issue then try cycling through video inputs tv/video button on your remote.

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Need information on a philips t.v. model 32PT6441/37


Resetting the TV
If the buttons on the remote AND the buttons on the TV case do not work (channels do not change and you cannot open or navigate the menu), the TV has stopped responding. Reset the TV as follows:

NOTE:
Some TVs have a reset button. If available and accessible, try using the reset buttons before using the steps below. Using the reset buttons can save time.

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1. Unplug the TV power cord from the power outlet.
2. Unplug any connected devices (DVD, Set-top boxes, etc...)
3. Press and hold the TV power button for five seconds.
4. Plug the TV power cord back into the power outlet and turn on the TV.
5. Open the on-screen menu to confirm that the TV is responding again.
6. Turn off the TV and reconnect the devices.
7. Turn on the TV.

hope this may help;

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Aug 12, 2008 | Televison & Video

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Television factory resets


Factory Resets / modes

For all listed procedures, start with TV on, in TV mode, unless otherwise instructed. After procedure is complete, unplug set and re-plug in to finish reset.

If more than one procedure is listed for a given manufacturer, try the different ones until you see which one works for your set.

Coby:****************************************-

Enter menu, hi-lite "audio" then enter 8893

mode/source 2580 select "other setting",select "shipment" then yes, after it exits service menu you need to power set off.



Dynex ****************************************-

source/input 2580

hold vol down on tv and hold #1 button on remote, vol will jump to halfway and set shuts off. Turn back on have 1st time setup screen.

source/input 2580

menu 1999 (tv is on)



Element ****************************************

menu 0000

menu 1147


Haier ******************************************

pull up menu, hi-lite "audio" then enter 8893




Hisense *****************************************

In customer menu go to"Parental" enter 0000 then select"Clean All" then power the set off and back on and first time setup menu will be there.

For some models, same as above model except in menu it is labeled "Lock"



Insignia *****************************************-

input 2580 (tv is on)



Mitsubishi ****************************************

Menu 123 or menu 2470 (tv is on)



Panasonic

Hold vol- on TV, press and hold menu button on remote



Philips ******************************************

Push menu, select"Features"then select"current software info" push 062596-info on remote then push info again then red"initialize appears and changes color then complete. Push power button to exit

TV is on,push 062596-info on remote,then push info again, red"initialized"appears it turns green when completed, then push power button to exit

Polariod *****************************************-

Hold vol- and chan- or hold vol+ and chan+ (tv is on)



Proscan ******************************************

In customer menu go to setup,select parental control menu, enter 0000 then select "clear channel list".



RCA *******************************************-

Menu 1147



Sanyo *******************************************

hold vol down on TV, press and hold #1 button on remote, vol will jump to halfway and set shuts off. Turn back on have 1st time setup screen.



Samsung *****************************************-

Mute 182 power (tv is off)
(On some models, Factory Reset is on this menu, on some, you must go into the "Options" submenu



Seiki ********************************************-

Menu 0000



Sharp ********************************************
(Note - On Sharp models, you will need to look through the menus to find the reset option)

menu 1999

menu, 3481

menu 1147

while holding vol- & input buttons on tv plug in set when "k" appears push vol- & chan-



Sony *********************************************

Hold "arrow up" on remote and push power button on tv (tv is on)




Symphony *****************************************-

Source/input 2580




Toshiba ******************************************-

on Menu, select "Installation", then "System Information" press the right arrow button, ("System Information" will change to "Factory Reset" or something similar) follow on-screen instructions



Vision Quest ***************************************-
Source/input 2580



Vizio ********************************************

In customer menu under "Help" tab is Factory Default enter 0000

Vestel (most):
Menu 4725 then select "RESET"

Samsung (European):
Power off, Info - Menu - Mute - Power, then find factory reset and execute option.

LG/Zenith:
Hold MENU on TV and MENU on remote for 5~10 seconds, then select reset option.

NEC:
While powering on hold "MENU" or "INPUT" on TV, depending on model. (Only disables error lock out/buffer and puts TV in temporary service mode.)
To reset to factory, on remote, Off Timer - Menu - Exit - Off Timer, then select reset option.


Vizio Service Menu Method 1
1.Turn The TV off.
2.Press and hold the {CH +} & {CH -} buttons on the TV.
3.Then press and release the {POWER} button on the TV.
4.Release the {CH +} & {CH -} buttons.
5.Now press the {MENU} button on the remote.
6.You should get your regular menu up, but with a "F" in the bottom right corner of the menu (This is for factory).
7.Press and hold the {MENU} button for few seconds.
8.The Service Menu will be displayed.
Vizio Service Menu Method 2
1.Turn The TV off.
2.Press and hold the {CH +} & {CH -} buttons on the TV.
3.Then press and hold the {POWER} button on the TV.
4.Keep all three buttons pressed for few seconds.
5.Now press the {MENU} button on the remote.
6.You should get your regular menu up, but with a "F" in the bottom right corner of the menu (This is for factory).
7.Press and hold the {MENU} button for few seconds.
8.The Service Menu will be displayed.
Vizio Service Menu Method 3
1.Press and hold the {EXIT} button on the remote for 3 seconds then release it.
2.Then press the {1} {2} {3} buttons on the remote.
3.To exit, press the {EXIT} button.
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GV42L FHDTV10A / JV50 / SV42 / SV320XVT / SV370XVT / SV420M / SV470M / SV420XVT1A / SV470XVT1A /
VECO320L1A / VO22L / VO32 / VO37 / VO47L / VOJ320 / VOJ370 / VP322 / VP42 HDTV20A / VP422 / VS420LF1A /
VU42 / VW32 / VW37 / VW42 / VX20 / VX32 / VX37 HDTV10A /VX42

Push "Menu" on remote and then push "Vol-" and "Input" on keypad

GV46 / P50HDM / P50HDTV10A

Press "Ch-" and "Ch+" buttons together once on keypad

GV42 / L42 / VP42HDTV10A / VP50 / VX37

Press and release "Menu" on keypad. Hold "Ch-" and "Ch+" buttons on keypad, then hold "Menu" on remote.

P42

Hold "Ch+" and "Ch-" along with "Power" on keypad. OSD will show "F" on right bottom portion of OSD.

VM60P

Press "Info" on remote, then press "Right Arrow," "Down Arrow," "Left Arrow," "Up Arrow," "Right Arrow."
The TV will show "Enter Factory Mode." Press "Menu" after message disappears and go do to "Setup."

GV47

Press "Menu" then press the following combination: "Info," "8," "2," "0," "6."

SV420M / SV470M / VF550M / VF550XVT1A / VF551XVT / VL260M / VL320M / VL420M / VL470M / VO320E /
VO320EP8 / VO370M / VO420E / VP504 / VP505

Press "Menu," and then press "2," "4," "8," "9."

SV420M / SV470M / VF550M / VF550XVT1A / VF551XVT / VL260M / VL320M / VL420M / VL470M / VO320E /
VO320EP8 / VO370M / VO420E / VP504 / VP505

Press "Menu," and then press "2," "4," "8," "9."

VA19 / VA22LF / VA220E / VA26

Press "Menu" and then press the following combination: "0," "6," "2," "5," "9," "6"

VA320E / VA320M / VA370M / VT420M / VT470M

Press "Menu" and then press the following combination: "1," "9," "9," "1"

VW22 / VS370E

Press "Mute" once OR "-" twice (the dash next to the "0") and then press the following combination: "9," "8," "7," "6"

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on Apr 23, 2015 | Televison & Video

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Mitsubishi parental lock removal/v-lock redo


Models:

Color Televisions
CS-20EX1, CS-20301, CS-26EX1, CS-26201, CS-26301, CS-2725R, CS-27EX1,
CS-27MX1, CS-27TX1, CS-27200, CS-27201, CS-27301, CK-27304, CK-27306,
CS-27401, CS-27403, CS-3135R, CK-3136R, CS-31AX1, CS-31FX1, CS-31MX1,
CK-31MX2, CS-31301, CK-31302, CS-3525R, CK-3526R, CK-3527R, CS-3535R,
CK-3536R, CS-35X7, CS-35AX1, CS-35FX1, CK-35FX2, CS-35MX1, CK-35MX2,
CK-35MX3, CS-35201, CS-35201A, CS-35203, CS-35205A, CS-35301, CS-35401,
CK-35402, CS-40FX1

Projection Televisions
VS-40VA2, VS-4517S, VS-45VA1, VS-45VA2, VS-4561, VS-4562, VS-5016R,
VS-5017S, VS-50VA1, VS-50VA2, VS-50VF1, VS-50VF2, VS-50VX2, VS-50VX3,
VS-5061, VS-5062, VS-6017R, VS-6026R, VS-60VA2, VS-60VF1, VS-60VF2,
VS-60VX2, VS-60VX3, VS-6061, VS-7017R

This system locks only the entire TV. The TV will display a screen that
will indicate "Parental Lock ... Now the lock is on" and request the
personal four digit code when the TV is powered on.

IMPORTANT> You must use the original remote control that came with the
TV to release the Parental Lock, you cannot use a remote
that came with a VCR, Audio System or from any other
manufacturer.

1. Depending on which remote came with your TV, press the button at
the top labeled TV,OR set the TV/VCR switch in the upper left
corner of the remote to the TV position. .

2. Press the button on the remote labeled POWER.
The TV will turn on and display an information
screen that indicates "Parental Lock ... Now the
lock is on" and ask for the four digit personal code.

3. Press the #9 and the QV buttons at the same time.
The TV will turn on.

4. Press the button labeled MENU.
The "TV Main Menu" will be displayed.

5. Press the ADJUST UP or DOWN button to move the arrow next to the
"Advanced Features" selection and then press ENTER.

The "Advanced Features" menu will appear and
indicate that the lock is ON.

6. Press the ADJUST button to move the arrow next to the "Parental
Lock" option, and then press ENTER.
The screen will change to indicate "Parental Lock
... Now the lock is on" and ask for the four digit
personal code.

7. Press the #9 and QV buttons at the same time.
The screen will return to the "Advanced Features"
menu and indicate that the lock is off.

8. Press the MENU button twice to return to normal viewing.

The original lock code has now been erased and the lock canceled.

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Resetting without going to the menu for a vizio m220nv


Get into the Vizio TV service mode

There are to options to get into Service mode:
Option 1:
Turn the Vizio TV off.
Press and hold the CH + & CH - buttons on the TV.
Then press and release the POWER button on the TV Vizio.
Release the CH+ & CH- buttons.
Now press the MENU button on the remote.
You should get your regular menu up, but with a "F" in the bottom right corner of the menu (This if for factory reset).
Press and hold the MENU button for few seconds.
The Service Menu will be displayed.
Option 2:
Turn off th Vizio TV.
Press and hold the CH+ & CH- buttons on the TV Vizio.
Then press and hold the POWER button on the TV.
Keep all three buttons pressed for few seconds.
Now press the MENU button on the remote.
You should get your regular menu up, but with a "F" in the bottom right corner of the menu (This if for factory reset).
Press and hold the MENU button for few seconds.
Service Menu will be displayed.

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How to emove the demo on screen ?


Removing Your TV from Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode

First, confirm your TV is in Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode:

1. Press the INFO button on your remote control. A list of settings appears.
2. See if the Picture Mode setting is set to Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode.

There are three methods for removing your TV from Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode. If the first method does not work, try the second or third method.
Method 1

To remove your TV from Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode, follow these steps:

1. Press the Volume button on the side panel of your TV. If your TV does not have a side panel, press the Volume button on the front panel. The TV displays the volume bar.
2. Press the Menu button on the side panel of your TV for about seven seconds. Again, if your TV does not have a side panel, press the Menu button on the front panel. If Dynamic or Dynamic Mode is displayed on the screen, your TV has been removed from Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode.

Note: You may want to press the INFO button on your remote again to confirm you TV is no longer in Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode.

Method 2

1. Press the Volume button on your remote. The TV displays the volume bar.
2. Press the Menu button on the side panel of your TV for about seven seconds. Again, if your TV does not have a side panel, press the Menu button on the front panel. If Dynamic or Dynamic Mode is displayed on the screen, your TV has been removed from Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode.

Note: You may want to press the INFO button on your remote again to confirm you TV is no longer in Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode.

Method 3

1. Press and hold the Volume button on your TV. The TV displays the volume bar.
2. As you are holding the Volume button, press the Menu button on the side panel of your TV for about seven seconds. Again, if your TV does not have a side panel, press the Menu button on the front panel. If Dynamic or Dynamic Mode is displayed on the screen, your TV has been removed from Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode.

Note: You may want to press the INFO button on your remote again to confirm you TV is no longer in Shop Mode or Store Demo Mode.

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I accidently put the child lock on the magnavox tv how can i get it off with a universal remote?


Depend on your remote would be easier with the remote that came with the TV. Can you acses the TVs menu with your universal? if not I don't think there's anything you can do. if yes, this how you do it:

1 Press MENU to show the on-screen menu.
2 Press VOL+ or VOL- repeatedly until SET is highlighted.
3 Press CH+ or CH- to highlight CHILD LOCK.
4 Press VOL+ or VOL- to choose ON or OFF. Choose ON to disable all the buttons on the front of the TV. CHILD LOCK ON will appear briefly on the TV screen each time you press a button on the front of the TV. You can still operate the TV with the remote control.You can still use the POWER button on the front of the TV, but only to turn off the TV (not on). Set CHILD LOCK to OFF to cancel this feature so you can use the buttons on the front of the TV again.
5 Press TV/AV/EXIT to remove the menu from the screen.

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How can I unlock it (Audiovox tv)?


you need to search your universal remote code for a audiovox code try all of the audiovox codes then once you find the right one, how you will tell is when you turn the tv off and on click menu then unlock the tv

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I signed on last night, asked a couple of questions, but the info sent to my e-mail didn't have anything to do with the questions I asked. Noticing in the forum, several people has the same problem:...


Howdy Mike-d. here, mikedee4@gmail.com
Hi CindyCee,

I have tried to post solutions, but they seem to be too long, so I will have to post more than once to get the info to you.

First part- the "Line-In" Video Source thing many people are having fun with. Try these options from the Samsung FAQs website.:

How Do You Switch Video Sources? spacer.gif Depending on the model TV you have, there are up to four ways to change the video source:
  • Through the on-screen menu controlled by your remote
  • Through the on-screen menu accessed through the Menu button on your TV's front panel
  • Through the TV/Video, TV/Component, or Source button on your remote
  • Through the TV/Video or Source button on the front panel of your TV
Your TV could provide any combination of these methods. Instructions for all the methods are below
Changing the Source Using the On-Screen Menu Controlled By Your Remote To use the on-screen menu of your TV controlled by your remote to change video sources, follow these steps:
  1. Turn on your TV.
  2. Press the Menu button on your remote. The Main Menu appears.
  3. Select Input, and then press the Enter button. The Input menu appears.
  4. Select Source List, and then press the Enter button.
  5. Press the Up or Down arrow button on your remote to select the signal source, and then press the Enter button on your remote.
  6. Press the Exit button on your remote to exit.
Changing the Source Using the On-Screen Menu Accessed Through the Menu Button On The Front Of Your TV To use the on-screen menu of your TV accessed through the Menu button on the front of your TV to change video sources, follow these steps:
  1. Turn on your TV.
  2. Press the Menu button on the front of your TV. The Main Menu appears.
  3. Use the Up or Down Ch button on the TV to select Input, and then press the - or + Vol button. The Input menu appears.
  4. Use the Up or Down Ch button on the TV to select Source List, and then press the - or + Vol button.
  5. Press the Up or Down Ch button on your TV to select the signal source, and then press the - or + Vol button.
  6. Press the Menu button to exit.
Changing the Source Using the TV/Video or Source Button On Your Remote To use your remote to change the video source, follow these steps:
  1. Turn on your TV.
  2. Press the TV/Video or Source button. The current source appears on the TV screen.
  3. Press the TV/Video or Source button repeatedly to cycle through the available sources. Stop when you reach the source you want.
Changing the Source Using the TV/Video or Source Button On The Front Of Your TV To use the TV/Video or Source button on the front panel of your TV to change the video source, follow these steps:
  1. Turn on your TV.
  2. Press the TV/Video or Source button on the front of your TV. The current source appears on the TV screen.
  3. Press the TV/Video or Source button repeatedly to cycle through the available sources. Stop when you reach the source you want.
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Lock out


using your remote, fine the unlock and press,then press power

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