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Hooking uo a surround sound system

I'd like to get surround sound when I watch tv show. I follow the directions to attach composite audio cables from the audio Hi-Fi on the back of tv to the input L and R on the amplifier. Nothing works. Do I need to set something up in audio setting or theater setting?

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I have never used the "hi-fi" secion on the back of the TV. I have an HD DVR box and I run an optical cable from the box to my amp.

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