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Television Service Menu Codes

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Have you ever needed to access the service menu on your TV for something as simple as enabling a HDMI port? You take the time to call the manufacturer just to hear a bunch of garbage about how you need to "call a qualified service technician for that". Well, I and many others have been in this same situation which is sort of lame since you OWN the TV in the first place and should be able to enable/disable or screw up whatever settings you want. Note: If you do not know what you are doing in the service menu, you can screw up your TV. In any case, here are a list of service menu codes/procedures so YOU too can enable your HDMI ports. (Philips...what were you thinking!)

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With power off, hold Ch UP and Ch Down together for 10 seconds.
While still holding Ch up and down together, push power, then let go.
Select OSD button, there should be a letter in the lower right hand corner of the menu.
Then hold OSD and Mute/Exit buttons together until factory menu comes up. Make adjus…