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Have xbox 360....got used,no instruct. book,was hooked to flat screen tv, no longer have flat screen tv, have regular tv hook up game comsole to tv, wont work.....why

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If it was hooked to a flat screen it was most likely on high def. There is a switch on the connection to the tv to make it work on a regular defination tv. Just slide the switch over to regular and it should work. Hope this helps.

Posted on Sep 13, 2009

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Wat flat always does not mean hd sometimes flat means flat panel no hd there ok by regular tv iam taking into account a completely basic tv so yeah some really basic tvs donot support the least required resolution also u can try changing the av cables as there are 2 types of cables available eg hd and regular

Posted on Sep 13, 2009

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