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Lots of black spots and black lines in my picture.

I am having trouble with my wii, i am getting black spots and lines in my picture, i have connected to 3 tv's and is the same,

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  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2008

    I am having the same problem. A solution that was offered involved using
    another tv. That is not a satisfactory solution since I only have this one
    tv, a GE 31" that is built-in to my entertainment center! I connected the
    RCA cables (1)yellow-audio? and (1)white-video? and (1)red-audio? not
    connected. I think my problem could also be that I am getting power from
    my auxilliary unswitched outlet on my cable box. Any suggestions as to viable solutions are appreciated. Tomorrow I am going to try using a different
    outlet location with an extension cord to see if that solves the problem.



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