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Old 09-28-2008, 07:55 PM   #1
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Default help with cable fast please!!!!

i have an hd cable box hooked up to my 1080i tv
and ive had no problems with it untill last week
showtime and hbo hd are not working all i get is gray screen
i called cable and they said theres a lose connection some where?
i think there f*** stupid because
1. ive rebooted checked the connections to my box and tv 8 times
2. if there was a connection problem wouldnt my other hd channels not work?

please help my fav show starts in an hour and id love to watch it in hd
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Old 09-28-2008, 08:02 PM   #2
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Could be a loose connection somewhere you can't access. You may have to have a repair guy come.
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wouldnt that cause the other channels not to work?
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Old 09-28-2008, 10:18 PM   #4
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I would have thought so
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Default Re: help with cable fast please!!!!

when you say you rebooted, did you do it by pulling out the power cord and plugging back in? try that if you havent
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yes i did
any other ideas
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How long did you leave it unplugged for?
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Old 09-29-2008, 09:34 PM   #8
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20 seconds?
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Try doing it for like 1-2 minutes.
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Old 09-30-2008, 04:15 AM   #10
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Is it their cable box? If so have them flush it and reprogram it. Have you check with some one else outside your house to see if theirs has gone out?
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