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GE 31GT740 TV problem

My brother gave me his GE Guide Plus Gemstar TV. We don't have a clue what Guide Plus is and can't get the tv past the set up screen. Is there a way to turn off the guide plus system and just use it as a regular tv? Is the remote the problem?

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  • mbaldone Oct 22, 2008

    I have the same problem, but I do not have the remote

  • charloddy66 Feb 10, 2009

    no signal

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  • kag22 Mar 28, 2009

    whenever I turn on the tv, the guideplus screen pops up. To turn it off, I hit the "guide" button on the remote. I would like to disable it from even popping up but haven't figured out how to do that yet. I have directv and it's annoying having to use 2 controllers every time we turn on the tv.



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Hit the clear button on the remote and it will clear the guide plus off the screen

Posted on Sep 28, 2008


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