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HDMI connectivity I recently bought a Samsung LNT-5265FX LCD TV and have been trying to use an HD cable box (Scientific Atlanta Explorer 4250HDC) from Time Warner Cable.  Everytime I turn the TV on I get a yellow screen giving me an error message so I unplug the electricity from the cable box, plug it back in and let it go through its "Mystro" process.  I have tried lots of sequences with turning the power off and on but I always wind up having to unplug the cable box and plugging it back in before I can watch the TV.  Any help would be appreciated.

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What does the error message say?

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I have the SA8300HDC STB from Time Warner. I get this error from my DVD recorder, not from my HDMI connection. I've read that the error is due to copy protection. The only solution I've read about has to do with a new Samsung Set-top box from TWC. Funny this copy protection error didn't ever come up with my old VCR connection to the HDTV. TWC apparently told a lot of people that the problem would be solved by a software update from TWC in October 2007 & then in December 2007. Guess TWC isn't sure what the problem is but everyone who has mentioned this Samsung cable box has reported success with their HDMI connection.

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