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Unable to connect my 360 to my TV via HDMI but can through my monitor??

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Okay, so first off if this is the wrong place to post this, I apologize, tell me and I'll move it.

I had my Xbox 360 Elite hooked up to my 42" LCD via a HDMI cord, but I let my brother borrow it since his old 360 won't read certain games, and he uses composite on a LCD, (Too cheap to buy a 3ft HDMI cord from monopice mad.gif) so when I went to plug it back into my TV with an HDMI cord, nothing happens. I get a "No Signal" on my TV. I did a little research and I guess it has changed the settings automatically to use SD instead of HD output. I've tired both HDMI ports on my TV, which work fine because I tested my Blu-Ray on them, and I have also tried three different HDMI cords. I also tried holding down "Y" and "RT" when you start the console. It restarted but still no signal. I plugged it in using some composite cords, and I get a signal but only in 480p, which I refuse to play in.. I tried to change the graphic settings from the system settings but it won't let me change it to HD without having it plugged in via HDMI. Frustrated, I backed up my HDD to flash drives, and wiped it. Still nothing. I then decided to try an hook it up to my 20" monitor which has a HDMI port. Works in 1080p, but has ugly red lines running through it. I changed it to 1600x900, and it looks beautiful. If I set it to 1080p, then try and hook it up to my TV, I get no signal. I'm out of ideas.. it is driving me insane not being able to fix this. Do any of you have any ideas? headscratch.gif
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Somebody?

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Check the Menu on the TV to make sure it's set on HDMI....
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Sounds like your brother broke your HDMI cable.
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Hey man, make sure you go back to the lcd that works. After you connect go to video settings and change to standard settings. Now go back to the lcd and it should automaticaly appear on the screen and then configure your HD settings and screen display. Hope this helps smile.gif
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Yeah it is set to HDMI, and no all three cables work.

Edit:
Forgot to add, I tried it on my brothers LCD using hdmi and it said no signal.

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Doesn't anybody have any clue as to why this is happening? It's driving me nuts!
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