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Info box on screen will not go away in video input mode

I can't get the little box up in the right corner to go away. With antenna selected as input, the box comes on for a few seconds and then goes away, but in video input mode, it just stays on forever, which is really annoying. Thanks, mgfoster

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  • Martha Foster Jun 10, 2007

    No, it is not either of those. It is a small box in the upper right corner that has the channel information (or video in this case), and sound information. It should only stay on for a few seconds, as it does in "antenna" mode, but in video mode, it won't ever go away. We've tried turning on and off every option in every menu, to no avail.

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I think the box that you are referring to is the text caption. On your remote go into menu and go to caption. Turn off the text caption off. If this does not fix it than it is the PIP box. This is your picture in picture box and this could be turned off by just pressing on Swap button on your remote.See if this works. Please send more information if this doesn't work. Good luck

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