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New tv i have a new lcd full hd t.v. i plugged my hdmi cord from the ps3 to the t.v and everything ran smoothly. that is until i enter a game from the menu screen of my ps3. it all of a sudden resets the resolution to 1280 by 720 and there is no sound! the game does support 1080i and so does the t.v what could be the problem?

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  • reagan_hammo Jun 19, 2009

    sorry what do you mean by firmware?

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What firmware version are you running on the PS3?

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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    RescueTechLA Jun 19, 2009

    Just go all the way to the top left, look for something that says Firmware Update.

    It will let you know if you have the latest. If not it will download the latest version and install it onto your PS3.

    Let me know what happens after the update.


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