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is the xbox supposed to do this?

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User Info: bigpoppapat

bigpoppapat
4 years ago#1
so I got a slim last year so was able to use hdmi since my fat was a pre hdmi console. If I turn the xbox on while it's on another input, the xbox won't actually boot up until I switch to that input.

also if I'm watching Netflix and switch input and go back to the xbox, the Netflix shuts off.. haven't tried with a game tho. is this normal?
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drewh
4 years ago#2
Yes. When using HDMI, the Xbox queries the TV to supply some basic information about the set. If the TV isn't on the input, it's not listening for the Xbox's request and therefore makes the Xbox wait.
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User Info: bigpoppapat

bigpoppapat
4 years ago#3
ivanwind15 posted...
Yes. When using HDMI, the Xbox queries the TV to supply some basic information about the set. If the TV isn't on the input, it's not listening for the Xbox's request and therefore makes the Xbox wait.


ah gotcha. that explains it. thanks
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User Info: IceteaCrisis

IceteaCrisis
4 years ago#4
Sometimes mine will do this as well because you are not on the HDMI input it is not making a "digital connection" and can turn netflix off

Happens in Netflix every time you change input. sometimes my xbox will turn all the way on, sometimes not when not on the input

User Info: GinsuVictim

GinsuVictim
4 years ago#5
Yep, it's normal.
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