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Parental Lock On

My son-in-law gave me his TV and the Parental Lock is on. He claims to never have set it. Any ideas on how to override it? I have the manual and it gives no solution, I am guessing to stop kids from doing an override...

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  • Dszczep2 Apr 07, 2008

    This TV is a Toshiba CF36G40

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Per my 36A40 users guide:

If you cannot remeber the pin code you have stored,while in the PIN CODE entering mode, press RECALL button four times within 5 seconds. The pin code you have stored will be released. (Factory reset status.)

Posted on Jun 16, 2008

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