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Unlocking parental code

I recently purchased this dvd player , but the parental control is on and I do not have the code to unlock it and the unit I purchased did not come with manual which I am sure would have a factory reset code in it or a customer service number at least? I would like to have either or both of these questions answered if you could thanks for your time and consideration with my problem.

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Preset to: 8888

Don't know the customer service #, Sorry.

Posted on Feb 11, 2008


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