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Plays dvds on xbox 360 fine, but no picture for games/dashboard

Hello, my Sharp LC32SB23U is having a strange problem i don't seem to know how to remedy. i have my xbox 360 hooked up to the component input with component cables. when i play dvd's on my xbox, the picture and sound function properly and everything is great. however, when a dvd is not in use, the screen is black, though i can hear and still control the xbox dashboard. the screen stays black even when a game is being played, but again, i can hear the sound and even control the game. just no visual. i tried my xbox on another similar lcd tv and everything was fine with the xbox. I've tried everything i can think of and everything recommended in the manual. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

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Already solved it. thanks. i couldn't see the xbox settings blade because of the blank screen so switched my component cable to the tv setting instead of the hdtv setting, then i could see the dashboard in non-hd and switched the resolution to 720p while simultaneously switching the component cable back to the hdtv setting. that worked.

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