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Black Square in center of screen

Sharing our solution to this problem: We had a black square that appeared in the middle of our TV screen and we couldn't figure out how it got there. It seems that our closed caption was turned on to the text mode. To make the black square disappear all we had to do was go to the menu and select closed caption and change it from text mode to off. All better! The kids must have been pressing buttons again!

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Fabulous. We went out and bought a new DVD player thinking that was the problem. I should have read this sooner.

Posted on Dec 28, 2009

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I was about to go buy a new tv. I'm blaming it on the cat, thanks!

Posted on Jun 19, 2008

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Posted on Jul 13, 2008

THAT'S IT !!!!! Thanks !

Posted on Sep 30, 2007

Thanks for posting this solution, it really helped solve a mysterious issue with the unexpected black square in the middle of the screen. I must of rolled over on the remote when I fell asleep and changed the display to closed caption, thanks again.

Posted on Jul 18, 2007

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