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Hey i'm trying to get in to the service menu cuz i want to tweak the colors and fix the image cuz i think it's a little off center....can i do that on the service menu?

What else you recomend?
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Hi,
If you have use this menu earlier and have some knowledge then you can, But if you don't know much about it then i will not suggest you to do this because if some other thing changes its data then you have to face other problems along with previous one's too.So, this is the better way to contact any expert nearby to you.

Hope you will understand my saying.
Thanks.

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