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Black box shows on tv with cable or dvd, not vhs

We have a black rectangle that shows up on most of our screen when watching tv or a dvd, but the picture is fine for vhs viewing. We can press the menu button on the tv and see the menu, but when the menu closes, the black rectangle shows up again. We have a dual vhs/dvd player hooked up to the tv and cox cable service. Thanks!

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  • Kelly Wevley Jun 09, 2007

    I kept searching on the internet and found my answer! So proud of myself for fixing this!

    Here's what worked for me?
    I get a big black square box covering 90% of my picture.
    This is a function of the closed caption circuit available for future use called text mode. Simply press close the caption button on the TV remote until the square disappears. If your TV doesn't have the closed caption button on the remote you will need to do the following:
    Bring up the menu and highlight closed caption.
    Press the Volume + button to access this menu.
    When you enter this menu it will say Mode Text.
    Press the Volume + button until it says Mode Off.
    Then press the Channel up? button and highlight Finish.
    Then press the Volume + button to save your settings.



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