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Plz help me out i really like this tv i dont wanna toss it out

I hav a locked up hisense tv model number TL2020 i cant fimnd a dam owners mannuel any fuckin were as u can tell im pretty upset id like to fix this tv let me know what i can do to fix this probly b greatly aperciated has black screen that says LOCKED on the bottem of screen it happend wen i turnd it down wit my direct tv remote

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On some of these models, hold down the Menu key on the front panel for more than 10 seconds. On some models, use the menu key on the remote for the same results.

If the above does not work you should call the tech support for your set.


Jerry G.

Posted on May 21, 2008

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