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Zoom Function and Verizon Fios TV

I have Verizon Fios TV. Until about 2 weeks ago, I was able to zoom or stretch my non-HD channels so they filled the screen. Now when I'm on the non-HD channels I have bars on the sides of the pictures and my zoom options on my TV menu are grayed out and will not let me zoom on those channles. Help!?!

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On the verizon FIOS tv box, turn the FIOS STB on, and turn on the tv, tap the following buttons on the Verizon FIOS STB )in this order) 1-Power, then Select, then Menu. This will bring up the FIOS STB HD options. Arrow down to 4:3 Bypass and set the bypass option to 480P. Hit power 2 times, once to turn off, second time to turn STB back on. This should on standard channels give you the zoom feature back. This worked on my Samsunf 5053 TV model.

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