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No Video for my cable tv. Audio works

Suddenly only have audio but no video on my tv when watching cable. dvd works, channel guid and info show. PIP works but the main picture is black. TV is a toshiba regza 46"

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  • LANGELROSE79 Nov 28, 2008

    Everything was working one day... and not the next. The audio is fine on my TV and it even changes with the channel, but there is no picture. Just a fuzzy black screen. I've tried everything, and now I have comcast coming to take a look at it. They think that there might have been a power surge that hit the tv killing the Video?? The DVD player works fine with the TV so why wouldn't the cable work??? Can someone please explain that to me?

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You have the TV connected to the cable box with an HDMI cable, I'll bet. The problem is with the cable box. If you unplug the cable box and plug it back it it will reboot and proabably work. You should connect the cable box to the TV using component cables and you won't have this problem again.

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