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Lines on TV with DVR-625

Since installing our DISH Network DVR, we have a line that runs across our TV. When I mess with the wires, the line moves, and sometimes goes away, even for days. We've had Dish Network for going on 12 years now and have never had this problem. Any suggestions?

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Try using a better cable from the receiver to the tv. sometimes less expensive cables dont "ground " as well as they should after a few years. the more shielding the better. the cable here will sell you the cable much cheaper then going to any store and its better quality, even if your not a customer of cable.
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