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Setting a Parental Control PIN with a Non-DVR Scientific Atlanta / Cisco Receiver


Before any blocks can be set, a PIN must be enabled to prevent unauthorized changes. Follow the steps below to personalize your Parental Control PIN.

  • The default Parental Control pin is 0000.
  • If you forget your PIN, the account holder must contact Customer Service to have it reset.

Press the SETTINGS button on the remote.


Press the A button to access the General Settings Menu.


Using the UP or DOWN arrows, select Block: PIN.


Press the SELECT button.


Using the UP or DOWN arrows, select Enable and press the SELECT button.


Enter a four-digit PIN number to enable Parental Controls.


Re-enter the four-digit PIN to confirm that it was entered correctly.

After setting the four-digit PIN, the current status of the Block:PIN changes from Disabled to Enabled.

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