Changed my xbox 360 resolution now screen is black...?

I upped my resolution on my 360 (am using vga input to my insignia 22 inch tv) and it was working completely fine unitl i tried upping the next resolution then my tv went black and says it cant support that input, ive tried the whole reset ur xbox thing a million times as well as the hold the "y" and right trigger thing but nothing seems to work. the only option i appear to have left is to do it "blind" in you know what i mean, so my question is some could someone tell me how many times to press up or over on the d-pad to get to this setting and change to a lower resolution since i cant physically see my screen? lots of detail please, im completely blind haha, thanks.

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  • 9 years ago
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    If your TV has any HDMI ports (and you have a relatively recent XBOX) and supports 1080p or 720p resolutions, use an HDMI cable. The settings will be automatically calibrated. The XBOX VGA adapter is not completely compatible with most TVs.

  • 9 years ago

    Try completely powering off your 360, and plugging the cable in, then see if it automatically goes to 480p, then select your resolution from there.

  • 4 years ago

    Run it at the highest your xbox will let you. If you don't have a 1080p compatible tv you won't get the choice. Just go to console settings in the system blade and pick the highest one not greyed out.

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