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HDCP protection - are all ports enabled?

Hi, I've got a Samsung TV LCD model LEXXb530.

I've been using the first HDMI port (HDMI/DVI port 1) with my home theatre PC connected without a problem. It is an HDMI-to-HDMI connection. I recently added a Blu Ray drive to my PC and I am now getting an error message when I attempt to play back Blu Ray media stating that the TV doesn't support HDCP.

If I connect the computer cable to either HDMI port 2 or HDMI port 3 it DOES support HDCP. The problem is that if I connect via port 2 or port 3 I don't seem to be able to enable "PC mode" when I change the source name to "PC". It means that there is no auto adjustment menu option available and therefore (b) the picture is over exposed with a very high contrast and (c) the picture is out of alignment.

Is there a way I can have "PC mode" enabled and have "HDCP" active on the same input port?

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