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I'm on a cruise ship that has locked it's Viewsonic VT 2370.

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Hi Tim,
I'm on a cruise ship that has locked it's Viewsonic VT 2370. The staff says they are not allowed to unlock in order for me to use the HDMI inputs.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Jason Jones replied 1 year ago.

I am the person that will be helping you today.

May I ask what it means when you say that it is "locked"?

I will be standing by, looking forward to your response.

Thank you,

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
By locked I cannot access the HDMI connectors that are on the TV. Usually I bribe a technion to come to my cabin and enter a code that allows me to use the HDMI connectors.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The TV is the problem
Expert:  Jason Jones replied 1 year ago.

Oh, if they forgot how to remove the lock, they can follow the instructions below to remove the lock.

- Turn the TV off.

- Press and hold the Volume down and Volume Up buttons, then press and release the Power button.

- Now you will see the unlocking buttons on screen.

- Press and hold the Menu and Channel + button, then press the Power button.

- The reset menu will now appear.

- Using the remote control, go to "Recall Memory" and select it. When you are asked, "Are you sure?", move to 'Yes' and press enter.

Now power the tv off and on. Once it is back up, do a channel scan and you will be all set.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are you there?
Expert:  Jason Jones replied 1 year ago.

Yes. I am here. Are you there? Did you follow my instructions?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it did not work
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The crise ship has a code that only they can use to allow access to the HDMI connectors
Expert:  Jason Jones replied 1 year ago.

In that case, you will need their code.

I have run out of ideas.

For this reason, I am opting out of the question and allowing another expert the chance to help.

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Thank you for your patience.

- Jason

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have to sign off now because the ship is ready to leave port & their "cell at sea" costs a fortune. I will email you Saturday when we get to Canada wher I have coverage, Mike
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am back on line and hope that someone can help me. The Viewsonic TV's on board are lock and only the tech staff have the code to allow me to use the HDMI connectors. I need a "backdoor" to get into the control panel & override their lock. Thanks
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I also tried to bribe the techs on the shipp but they will not give the code or unlock because they are under orders from Princess.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Well no one seems to be on line? Please let me know when I can contact someone. Thanks, Mike.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.