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Unable to set up - Have hd Tv - all digital channels tuned in now through dvd but when following manual instructions on standby and setup menu will appear for installation - this is not happening - press buttons get either "starting" or "no signal" all cables connected as per manual

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  • polska1 Dec 19, 2008


    1. should state that when have dvd on standby for installation that the set up menu will appear - this is not happening

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