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Child lock on and do not know how to disengage

My kids were using the remote and now I only have a blank screen with a red key on it. I have the remote but do not know what buttons to push to turn off the child lock. I saw a mention of an "F" key but do not have such a key. Help

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    My son played with the remote and now I cannot even get the menu up. all I can get is the red key. What to do.

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Apex TVs use a four digit code to control the v-chip. The override code for many models is 6688. Other sets may not have one, or may have a default code of 1225 instead of an override code.

  1. To use the override code:
  2. Hit the MENU key to get to the menus.
  3. Go down to the SYSTEM menu and hit the right arrow on the remote control.
  4. Once in the SYSTEM menu, go to PARENTAL GUIDE. It will ask for your code.
  5. Enter the override code listed above. From here, you can turn on and off different rating restrictions, as well as set a new code.
No matter what the V-chip code is set to, the override code will still work. If you have a blank screen with a red key on the bottom left, simply press the function or F button and the mute button at the same time. This will unlock the screen and allow you to view the channel as desired

Posted on Apr 09, 2008

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I have an Apex TV. It has a blank screen with a red lock, I do not have original remote. How can I remove lock?

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Thank you. skimming through the solutions for various problems I was able to figure out a solution for my tv remote control. It is ok now. Thanks.

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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