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protected program by tv-14 keeps popping on and cant watch

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protected program by tv-14 keeps popping on and can't watch some channels, how do i stop this from happening?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Martin replied 6 years ago.
Hello, welcome to Just Answer. Can you give us the complete model number of the TV, this is on the back of the TV and contain letters and number.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
model iwt3206 ilo
Expert:  Martin replied 6 years ago.
This happen because setting were made into the V-Chip section of the menu. There is no special reset code on that TV, the procedure is to close the TV and remove the AC cord for 10 sec. At that point the V-Chip code should be reset to the default "0000".
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
that did not work
Expert:  Martin replied 6 years ago.
Go into the V-Chip menu, enter the 0000 code and then set all the rating in TV and MPAA to "view" if some are rated to "block".
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
well, i did it, now have to wait and see if it worked, or should i say works, part way thru programs it did it
Expert:  Martin replied 6 years ago.
"it did it", you mean it's still popping?

Edited by Martin on 10/21/2010 at 12:18 AM EST
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
hey it's working fine, got to watch a whole program, Thank You, XXXXX XXXXX years old ,I'm at a lost with this modern tec. thanks again,Maggie
Expert:  Martin replied 6 years ago.
Glad to see that Maggie. Don't forget to click the accept button or we don't get paid.
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