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I need to hard reset my Swann DVR4-160-1600 I don’t have accesss to a internet

Technician's Assistant: Are you trying to access your DVR using a computer, or on the DVR itself?

Dvr to hdmi for tv

Technician's Assistant: Did you buy your DVR new or did you receive it secondhand? Do you have an email address on file for your DVR?

Second hand

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No just spoke to someone one the phone from Swann but didn’t help my situation because I don’t have access to internet moderm at home

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