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Dear Sir, I unplugged my cables from my HDTV so I try to run my xbox 360. However, the xbox did not run as it usually does. So I plugged everything back in the exact same order. Cable matched its outlet. However, now the cable will not resume on the TV. The Tv has the message searching for YP P. Although everything is plugged in correctly, the cable is not playing. What should I do? Thanks again.

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  • docshocktalk Oct 31, 2008

    Yeah I had it turned on. But I decided not to bother with the 360. I tried to plug everything back in so I could watch tv. However, even though everything is plugged in correctly I still can not watch tv. 

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Do you have the switch on the back of the x-box in the "HDTV" setting as supposed to the "TV" setting?

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How do I hook up Xbox 360 to the HDTV


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Connect the audio/video input of the component cable into the "A/V" port located on the back of the xbox 360


Step 2:

Match the red, blue and green cables on the other end of the component cable to the corresponding component ports on your HDTV. If your HDTV has more than one set of component inputs, make note of which one you use.



Step 3:

Slide the switch on the component cable to "HDTV."



Step 4:

Turn on your HDTV. Set the video mode to the component port that will be used. HDTVs with multiple component ports will usually be labeled "Component 1," "Component 2" and so on


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Turn on the Xbox 360. Go to "My Xbox." Select "System Settings" then "Console Settings" then "Display" and then "HDTV Settings." Choose the display setting (720p, 1080i and 1080p) that is best compatible with your HDTV. If you're not sure, try them all until you find the one that looks best.



Step 6:

Disconnect any previously connected A/V or component cables.



Step 7:

Connect the HDMI AV cable connector to the "HDMI AV" port on the Xbox 360.



Step 8:

Connect the other end to an available HDMI port on your HDTV. If your HDTV has more than one HDMI input, make note of which one you use.



Step 9:

Turn on your HDTV. Set the video mode to the HDMI port that will be used. HDTVs with multiple component ports will usually label them "HDMI 1," "HDMI 2" and so on.



Step 10:

Turn on the Xbox 360. Go to "My Xbox." Select "System Settings" then "Console Settings" then "Display" and then "HDTV Settings." Pick the display setting (720p, 1080i and 1080p) that looks best on your HDTV.

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