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Video won't show on my on my tv-PS3

I have all the cables and wires hooked up properly to my tv, but nothing will show up. I know its not the video cables because i turned up the volume on my tv to see if i could hear the menu, but i couldnt. Also, i cant turn on my tv with my controller. The 4 lights just flash.

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Can you get cable/sat. feed or dvd on your tv.......if not thers a problem with the tv......try unplugging tv if no pic comes through for about an hour....yes i said an hour this will reset tv back to factory default when you pulled it out of box.....if this does not work you might have to call a repair man

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

  • mike mcardle Feb 23, 2009

    also try holding the power button down for 5 sec then release this will reset video settings

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