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SAMSUNG 170 MP LOCEKD-UP

I just got a used Samsung 170 MP with out the remote, and all the menu options are locked. I can not even change the channels or adjust the contrast. Is there a way to reset or un-lock everything without the remote ??.

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  • smrj Jul 28, 2008

    Thank you, that did the job. it looks like it did not work while it was on the tuner option, but when i switched it to VIDEO, i was able to change stuff, then switched to tuner and BINGO. Thank you again, even my TV repair man could not fix it.

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On the front panel press the Menu button for about 5 seconds. Once you press it the OSD will pop up. Keep holding the button until the OSD disappears. The setup should be unlocked now.

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