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Black @ white tv out signal

I keep geeting black and white signal when i try to use my tv out socket of my xfx nivdia 7300 GT   even after changeing and applying  the out put signal to B Pal or any other format ???? i have instaled the latest driver 163.71_forceware_winxp_32bit_english_whql but still the same 

the signal i get on my tv is black and white ???? can you please help me as i gave up  the vga cars is awsem but this problem is driving me crazy
thanks for your help

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Re: black @ white tv out signal

Can u tell me whether this happens on all games, what format, and do you have any other appliances in the aother available scarts?

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