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I have an LG 42PC5D tv and when I plug my compluter into the ty thourgh the HDMI port i get an "invalid format" message. This port has worked many times in the past and my xbox works in both HDMI ports and the computer works fine with another monitor.



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It is because the PC video resolution is too high for the TV to display, you need to set your PC video resolution to the native resolution of this TV, see you owner manual.
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\012Basic LCD monitor and TV troubleshooting guide:
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\012http://www.fixya.com/support/r6150077-basic_lcd_monitors_troubleshooting
\012http://www.fixya.com/support/r7406380-tv_training_manuals
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\012Capacitors kit: http://lcdalternatives.auctivacommerce.com/Default.aspx he can make you a set of caps.
\012Or www.digikey.com, just make sure to use caps with low ESR, 105c, high ripple current and long life rating such as PANASONIC FM or FC series.

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