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Denon upate stuck won' t update and can't use the tv, sony,

Customer Question

denon upate stuck won' t update and can't use the tv
JA: What's the make and model of your tv, and can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: sony
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: notbravia bravia
JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: its the receiver not the tv that is the problem
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Home Theater-Stereo
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
It is a Denon Reciever AV Z5920W
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
It has been going on since about 3 hours ago when we clicked OK to update the reciever software when prompted
Expert:  Aric replied 5 months ago.

Hi, Please check that Denon model number again- it's not valid.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
AVRS920W
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
We tried rebooting pulling the power cord checking the internet connection.
Expert:  Aric replied 5 months ago.

Thanks for the reply. What exactly do you see on the display of the Denon right now?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
it says update 0% and 34 minutes
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
it has said that since 12;35 this afternoon
Expert:  Aric replied 5 months ago.

Please only reply once, and then await my reply. Okay. We need to try to reset the processor. Do you know how to do that?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
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Expert:  Aric replied 5 months ago.

I am not available by phone. Please reply back to my last info request on this page.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
no we do not know how to reset. We tried to hold the power and hold the two buttons (tuner channel preset )and it did not work
Expert:  Aric replied 5 months ago.

Okay, I'm looking up these instructions now.

Expert:  Aric replied 5 months ago.

Okay those are the steps to reset the unit, and this is bad news if it does not work since it means the processor of the Denon is "tanked" and requires the Mainboard be replaced in the receiver. However just to make sure you had tried that correctly, did you - put the receiver into "Standby" (Off), and then try holding the presets and power button? Did you also give it a try up to three times?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
how do we put it is standby
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
its a brand new receiver two months old. it just keeps powering on
Expert:  Aric replied 5 months ago.

It simply means shut it off using the power switch. What do you mean it just keeps powering on? Please elaborate.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
what i said. As soon as we power off it turns right back on
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
okay it doesn't sound like you are able to help me. Thank you anyway.