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My Daewoo TV just went to all purple and green

This TV has been performing well until the color just went crazy.  I contacted Dish Satellite and they said that it is not their problem.

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Re: My Daewoo TV just went to all purple and green

Do you have speakers near the screen like stereo speakers ? if so move them away see if that helps , you will need to shut off tv for a while once speakers are moved , if that dosent fix it , u may need to adjust the 3 nobs which are behind the tv, you will need to remove the back of the tv cover , please remember safety , the should be 3 knobs which u can turn , one is for blue ,green , and red , adjust these until the screen is normal again, magnet's are the biggest cause of this problem , as a last resort for home fix it , u can sometimes use a magnet on the front of the screen to shift the colours around , i have used this method a few times and its worked ! , but its not reccomended and i suggest u do this after all else fails ,

Posted on Dec 07, 2007

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