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Wont show up on TV

My ps3 has been hoked up to an hd tv for a while now and i changed all of the visual settings to hd. now when i try to hook it into a reg tv the screen wont come up

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You have to reset the console by holding down the power button on the console itself until the light changes from red to green and back to red again, after that make sure you have the composite cables ( red white and yellow ) plugged into their correct slots . Then check to make sure the tv is on the video channel. And lastly , this is the part that got me, make sure the cable that plugs into the back of the ps3 is in there securely, it shouldnt be loose or anything. Thats what fixed it for me.

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