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I have a samsung LA40R71BD tv I unplugged the HDMI cable

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hi I have a samsung LA40R71BD tv I unplugged the HDMI cable from my Fetch box and connected my laptop HDMI output(tv was on).It did not work now after reconnecting as before I have audio but the picture starts of with a single line in the middle of the sceen and changes to vertical muti coloured lines but no image.Have I blown somerting
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  TV Tech1 replied 1 year ago.

Yes, you have damaged the HDMI input. Have you tried any other inputs to see if they still work?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have tied the rca jacks from the fetch box but with no success
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
sorry typo I meant tried also all ok on another tv signal input is normal on other tv
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I await