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Have an older model Panasonic VCR+ T.V.,& somehow a VCR LOCK

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Have an older model Panasonic VCR+ T.V.,& somehow a VCR LOCK got activated.How can I deactivate the lock-it wont play!:(
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Vince V. replied 7 years ago.
Try these steps, you need to do all of them for the process to work.

1. Set the clock to current time and day.
2. Delete and disable any vcr recording timers or one touch timers that may be on.
3. Eject any tape in the unit.
4. With the VCR stopped and the TV on, press and hold the "Stop/Eject" button for at least 7 seconds.

You should see a message on the screen that says VCR lock off

If not, repeat only step 4 above, only this time with the TV OFF and see if the VCR unlock message appears.

Let me know if you need more help or what the result is.