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Managing Parental Control Locks with an Advanced TV DVR Scientific Atlanta Cisco Receiver

Solution

By customizing Parental Control features you can selectively block or lock certain functions and specific programming from displaying. You must have set up a PIN and turned on locking features for these to be active. To turn these features on or off follow these instructions.

1

Press Menu to open the Settings Menu.

2

Press the up arrow or down arrow to highlight Parental Control and then press the right arrow.

3

Enter your four-digit PIN.

4

Press the up arrow or down arrow to highlight the Parental Control feature you want to activate and then press Select.

5

Complete the steps based off of the feature from the table below.

Control Feature Details How to turn On or Off
Block: Rating Block shows based on the TV rating.
  1. Press the up arrow or down arrow to highlight a rating to block.
  2. Press SELECT.

    Note: A padlock icon next to a rating indicates that the rating is blocked.

  3. Once you have selected all the ratings you want to block, press the A button to accept the settings.
Block: Channel Block specific channels.
  1. Press the up arrow or down arrow arrow to highlight a channel to block.
  2. Press the SELECT button on the remote.

    Note: A padlock icon next to a rating indicates that the channel is blocked.

  3. Once you have selected all the channels you want to block, press the A button on the remote to accept the settings.
Block: New Time

Block content for specific periods of time.
 

Note: You can block up to four different time periods.

  1. Use the up arrow or down arrow to block a specific period of time with DAY, START, and STOP settings.
  2. Press the SELECT button.
  3. Press the A button on the remote to accept the settings.
Hide Adult Titles Hide adult titles and content from displaying in the guide.
  1. Highlight one of the viewing options and press SELECT:
    • Always - hides all adult titles
    • Never - keeps all adult titles visible
    • Follow Parental Control - uses other parental control settings to determine what adult titles and content to hide.
  2. Press the A button on the remote to accept the settings.

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