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VCR Lock activated-Can I turn it off?

Hi guys, I have a used Quasar VCR VHQ720 that was working until today. It will not play a video now, it just says" VCR lock activated" on the screen. Why did this happen and how can I fix it? Thanks, Holly

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Turn the VCR on and remove any tape. Press the record button and the VHS/TV button simultaneously. You should see a message saying the VCR is unlocked. It worked for me.

Posted on Jan 23, 2010

  • jimm May 19, 2012

    didnt work for me. what did work was, i held the stop/eject button for 7 seconds and it cleared it up.

  • Virginia Saiz
    Virginia Saiz Sep 02, 2014

    Holding the record and VCR/TV buttons seemed to activate the lock. Holding the stop/eject button unlocked it.

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Hold down the stop/eject button for about 10 seconds and it will turn the lock off.

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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