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I have my tv hooked up to my comcast cable dvr box with a monster hdmi cable.fairly regularly when i switch the tv on i either get a green screen or a snowy/static picture.the only way i have found to solve this is to unplug the hdmi cable from the set and plug it back in while the tv is still plugged in which is inconvenient to say the least.i know it's not the fault of the hdmi cable or the comcast box as i have changed them both out.Also , i have the sound hooked through my samsung dvd home theater system HT-P38 via an optical cable and while changing channel one the cable the sound will cut out.this tends to happen more frequently the longer the tv has been on.any help would be appricated on these matters

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SOURCE: No surround sound when attaching hdmi to TV

Try running the optical TOSLINK cable from the TV to the receiver. If the TV doen't have a digital optical output, then try going into the menu on your cable box and setting the audio output to the digital optical out. Also check your TV menu and make sure NETCOMMAND is diabled. Some of your newer HDTV have Netcommand that allows the TV to control other devices through the HDMI cable.

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