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HOW TO RESET THE NORMAL SETTING IN SCREEN SIZE. ALL OTHERS ARE WORKING. PICTURE IS WAY TO BIG TO WATCH.

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The cable remote has a zoom feature in the settings. the zoom setting got turned on somehow. This feature overrides the picture size settings on the tv.
so, not a tv problem at all, but easily missed.

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