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Exiting service mode (i think)

I turned on my tv this morning and it was in a strange mode were i couldnt do any of the normal functions eg. change chanel volume ect. The display show Service v2 up the top left corner with sts 0 : 01010010 ect ect below. My question is how do i exit this mode and also how did i get into it in the firstplace.

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If you have pp button on remote press it.or try with main sitch

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Search the site by type in the "brand name" to your device; (Exclude the model number), in the "Search box at the top right of the display window of the Homepage" to get gathered related posts.

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It sounds to me like it's stuck in service mode.There is a button combination with the remote to return it to normal. I would call Vizio support and they should be able to help you.

I think it's a combination like [volume -], [channel -] and power but I could be wrong.

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However, if you change the function or source on the system, then only the system changes.

It sounds like you have changed the function on the system to DVD, but the remote is still set to TV. When in TV mode the remote will send Philips TV codes.

Press the DVD or DISC button on the remote.

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