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Cant go from a/v cables on my ps3 to hdmi cables! AAAAHHHHHHH

My ps3 came with a/v cables so i hooked it up using those. A week later I purchase the hdmi cables for some added quality, but the ps3 will not acknowlegde the new cables wat am i doing wrong?

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I had the same problem. If you go into the system settings portion of the menu and reset to default settings, then connect your HDMI cable while the system is re-loading, the PS3 should "see" the HDMI cable and ask you if you want to connect your audio and video using that. Hope this helps.

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