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I've had my tv for a couple of years (love it) but today get

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I've had my tv for a couple of years (love it) but today get a message on the screen that I need to insert my smart card. Never seen this before and can't get it to go away. What should I do? Thanks
JA: What's the make and model of your tv, and can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: Give me a minute and I'll go to my living room to find out. I'm on the other side of the house.
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: No typing on the tv so not sure what the model is. It's a 50 or 55" inch plasma flat screen. First time it's ever occurred. I've unplugged and plugged it back in to restart it. Was working fine for couple of minutes then the insert card came up again.
JA: Anything else you want the Electronics Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: It's about 2-3 years old
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Aric replied 1 year ago.

I'm reviewing your details and will reply shortly.

Expert:  Aric replied 1 year ago.

What's the model number off of the back of your TV please?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Give me a minute and I'll go look
Expert:  Aric replied 1 year ago.


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
cancel my request. no one called. waste of time. expect full refund