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Our Insignia IS-TV040923 has had a code entered that puts a parental block on all the channels. How do we undo this when we don't know what code was entered?

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You should be able to reset the TV to factory defaults via the onscreen menu system. Also, power-cycling the TV (turn it off and unplug it for several minutes) can serve to reset.

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This is what I found in the instruction manual on this and I posted it here for you. Try using 3355 for the code and everything else listed here. If that doesn't work, try the very last tip which tells you how to do a factory reset and repeat the first step using the 3355 as the code.

Here's the instructions from manual:

Parental Control
Parental Control allows you to block certain channels or programs so children cannot view
programs that are not age appropriate.
To enter the Parental Control menu, you need an
access code. The first time you enter, use access
code 3355. See "Setting an Access Code" on
page 33 for information on creating a new access
code.
You can set the following options to block
content:
• Channel Lock — Blocks selected channels
• Movie Rating — Blocks movies based on their rating (G, PG, PG-13, R, NC-17, and X)
• TV Ratings — Blocks TV shows based on their rating
• Block Options — Turns on or off all your parental control settings
NOTE: You can use Clear All to unblock the channels and programs that you have set.
NOTE: If the Block Control in the Parental Control menu is enabled, all the sub screens in POP (POP1,
POP3 and POP12) mode will be blank



Setting an Access Code m
After you enter the Parental Control menu for the first time, you can set your own four-digit access
code. If for any reason you lose or forget your access code, you can use the default code.
1 In the Parental Control menu, select Change Code.
2 Using the number pad on the remote control, enter a new access code.
3 Select Exit.




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hello The parental control menu enables
you to limit access to programs that
may contain objectionable material
or are not suitable for viewing by
children. The default access code is
0711
may contain objectionable material
or are not suitable for viewing by
children. The default access code is
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The following table provides details
about the menu items:
Component Function Range / Options
Lock Enable
Enables the parental control lock. When
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content are blocked and can only be
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Off, On
Movie Rating Helps you block programs based on their
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TV Rating Helps you block programs based on their TV
ratings. See “TV Rating” on page 26.

Change Code Changes the password for the parental control
lock.
Press the number keys to
change the password.
Reset Resets all channels and programs to their
default factory settings.


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shaun
Parental Control Menu
Lock Enable
Change Code
Reset
Back
Main Menu
Picture
Sound
Size
PIP/PBP
Parental Control
Channel Setup
Setup
Exit
Press Right to Enter
Press Right to Enter
Press Right to Enter
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Off On
TV Rating
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With this model also there are no secret codes listed to over ride an entered password as its not a regular brand of TV. maybe the people you bought it from ( Walmart?) may be able to contact the supplier who rebadged this unit, to help you overcome the problem

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