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DVD player wont show on screen

I was going through the settings of the dvd player, and i pressed something and now whenever it plays a dvd its in black and white and the screen is basically just screwed, you cant see a thing. And even if i get the menu back up, you cant see it because it looks the same on the screen. I was just wondering if you could tell me what steps I could take to fix the problem or email me the manual as I have lost mine. Thanks Ben.

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Re: DVD player wont show on screen

You can reset the dvd player back to the original settings by doing the following: While stopped, press and hold [QUICK OSD] [DVD-S29] or [ADVANCED DISC REVIEW] [DVD-S26] and [PAUSE] on the unit and then also press and hold [< OPEN/CLOSE] on the unit until ?Initialized? disappears from the television. Turn the unit off and on again. All settings will return to the default values.

Posted on Jun 26, 2007

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