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Hi definition picture via dvi now component 1 'not supported'

Recently connected my samsung to my cable box via an HDMI to DVI cable as an experiment. The picture quality was amazing.

However, I have now tried to revert back to using my component 1 inputs and I get an error message that says that it is a 'not supported mode'. If I use the componet 2 inputs I do get a picture but it only fills 2/3rd of the screen.

Apprecaite any help you can give.

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You probably need to go into the menu and change the settings back to non hdmi try this first then let me know if you need further assistance

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