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Chapter 4: TV Features and Menus
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V-CHIP ON OFF
Parental Controls and V-Chip
The choices in the PARENTAL CONTROL menu involve software inside your TV
which allows you to block TV programs and movies based on violence, sex, or other
content you may believe children should not view.
Once you block programs, you can unblock programs by entering a password.
By default, the software inside your TV is turned “off.” For instructions to turn on
V-Chip, go to page 38.
To access the PARENTAL CONTROL menu:
1. Make sure the remote is in TV mode by pressing the TV button.
2. Press MENU (the TV Main menu appears).
3. Press the down arrow button to highlight PARENTAL CONTROL, and press
4. Press the up and down arrow buttons to highlight an item, and then press ENTER
to select it.
V-CHIP Turns V-chip ON or OFF. Press the right arrow button to highlight ON or
OFF and then press ENTER.
TV RATINGS Lets you decide which TV programs can and cannot be viewed by
blocking the content and ratings.
MOVIE RATINGS Lets you decide which movies can and cannot be viewed by
blocking the ratings.
SET PASSWORD Allows you to select a password to prevent anyone from
changing the setting you have chosen.
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