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Distorded picture with images and red dots

Watching dvd's and direct tv, mostly on bright colors, i see images and red distortion spots on the screen...Does anyone know what this is and how to fix it??? Thanks!

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What you can do is take off the back pannel and there is a cord on the top of the board that looks like a computer board, there are many boards in the TV but the one I am talking about is twords the bottom where the video jacks plug in to the TV. Ok once you have located the pannel there is a cord on the top kinda tword the right side, it is many wires inside a black covering. What you need to do is just simply unplug it and plug it back in, do this as many times to try to try to fix the problem.

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