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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: green screen vizio lcd
My 37" vizio I bought in Dec 2007 did this (green screen at start-up on all inputs). At first it went away by itself after you left the unit on for 15 minutes, but then 2 days later the whole thing DIED. Luckily Costco has a 90 day return policy on TVs.
Vizio tech support suggested this (before it died that is):
Please try to reset all setting and then to see if the problem is solved. 1. Press the Menu on your Remote Control;
2. choose Set up on the OSD;
3. then choose Reset All settings;
4. Press the Exit on your Remote Control to remove the OSD.
Posted on Jan 09, 2008
If you haven't tried it yet, pull the AC plug and let it sit overnight.
Your set and most later ones do have microprocessors in them that can have 'lockup' problems similar to a resonal computer crashing.
If it still isn't responding to set-mounted or remote controls, you may have hada power supply failure.
Posted on Aug 06, 2009
I wish I could post a solution, but I don't have one. I too have a Magnavox. About 6 months ago, once every 2 weeks or so, the screen would just go black- all but an inch or two on either side. Now, it seems like it's a weekly thing, sometimes every hour or two. As of tonight, it has happened twice in a matter of thirty minutes. It usually repairs itself if I turn it on and then off again but that's just not working anymore. If anyone has a solution, let me know.
Posted on Dec 20, 2009
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