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No color on tv when xbox on

I hooked up my xbox to my lcd tv, I had no color when I played a game. Color is fine when xbox is off when I watch tv buy itself. Any ideas?

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Try hooking the xbox up to another tv to see if you get color. If you do it isn't your xbox. If you dont then it's your video cables going bad. Hook a dvd player into the same spot you had the 360 in on your LCD see if you get color. If you dont then its your TV, if you do then it's your xbox video cables going bad.

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