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Hello my picture seems to have shifted upwards ie the top of the image is now at the bottom of the screen then there is a black line then the next two thirds are above the black line. I think on an old tv you would call it a horizontal shift problem. tv is 37le2r

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The problem was not actually the tv the fault was on the satellite box. I unplugged the box from the mains to reset it and the picture was restored to normal.

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