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Upconvert Problem When my tv upconverts to 1080i my scree is shifted way to the left. I have directv and it goes so far to the left I can't gead the channels on the guide. Espn2's banner is so far offset you can't read it on left side HELP Please

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  • Jimbaca May 30, 2008

    When the TV upconcverts to 1080i The Picture is too big and shifted left and down. In regular Tv it's centered perfect. Messing with the maps on Grand Theft Auto and Call of Duty. HELP!

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Turn the power off. On the front of the tv hold down menu then power then channel down, in about 8 seconds the service menu will come up, go to geometry and write down the original settings before you begin. Adjust, check store and hit menu to exit. Problem solved........NEXT!

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