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How to get surround sound

I just bought a samsung digital plasma tv + samsung home cinema.
When watching a dvd the surround sound works through the speakers but does not when just watching tv. I also have a digi box for the channels.
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Make Sure the correct sound filed is being used refer to owners manual and the program is true surround also the surround speakers will only give background noise not a full channel

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