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HDMI to DVI Cable

I just hooked up my LG DVD player to my Sony HD TV using an HDMI to DVI cable. Any DVD I play shows only in pink and green. The HD TV channels are working fine. Any idea what the problem is? When I unplug the DVI behind the TV, the picture is great, then after a few seconds the aspect ratio changes and the pink and green colors appear.

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I had a similar issue, try adjusting the advanced settings on the DVD player.....I can't recall which settings it should be on, but when I adjusted them on my upconverting DVD player everything worked fine after.

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