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Turn On Parental Control for a Scientific Atlanta DVR Cable Box

Last Updated: Fri, 22 Apr 2011 > Related Articles

Summary

Learn how to turn on parental controls for a DVR cable box.

Solution

These steps work for a cable box that is providing DVR service, not a standard- or HD-only cable box.

 

To turn on Parental Control

You can turn on Parental Control from either the Quick Settings or General Settings menu. 

  • From Quick Settings, select Activate Parental Control, and use the arrow button to put the white dot into the Yes column..
  • From General Settings, select Parental Control, then Locking Status, then one of the following options:
    •  Off (Auto Relock)  - With this setting, when you turn off Parental Control, then turn off the cable box, and then turn the cable box back on, Parental Control will be automatically re-activated. In addition, if the remote control remains inactive for five hours, Parental Control will be automatically enabled.
    • Off (Relock Manually) - With this setting, when you turn off Parental Control, it will remain turned off until you turn it back on by using the Quick Settings or General Settings menus.
    • On - This setting turns on Parental Control.

All steps complete.


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