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Ghosting around sports programmes, especially football matches and horse racing. Resulting in poor quality signal. I've just bought a 40" Samsung LCD Series 6 and the signal is sent via my Virgin Media box, which I've had checked out by a NTL Engineer who says that the TV can not receive the signal fast enough and this results in a poor quality refresh rate. Could you please advise me on the best course of action to rectify this annoying problem. Furthermore, the NTL Engineer stated that the software between the two devices are not compatible, which I find alarming due to the both devices being top of the range products. Regards Mr P Stones.

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Put it in bin..

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