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Its in the menu under closed captions---turn off text feature found there.

Posted on Dec 10, 2012

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Check to see that you don't have any channel locks or parental parental permission measures deployed. If so remove them, this includes V-Chip, and Parental lock out on the remote, and check your TVs menu items. What channel are being affected by this problem? Give channel number and channel type.

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Posted on Aug 23, 2008

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The problem with the black box happened to me. I had pushed the subtitle button on my remote by mistake. Interestingly enough, as soon as I pushed the SUBTITLE key again, on the remote, the black boxes disappeared.

It also says CC which means closed captioned-- So the bottom on my remote is Subtitle, and then on the subtitle button is cc...

I hope this helps

Posted on Oct 17, 2008

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SOURCE: Zenith TV has a big black box in the middle of the screen.

After reading other postings, we figured out that it was the caption box, went to menu and turned it off.
Thanks for the great site, we wouldn't have figured it out without it !

Jen

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

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SOURCE: screen is has a black box on it

Your set has been put in closed caption text mode. Change that setting in your menu to off or cc1

Posted on May 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Black box covers most of the tv screen.

Just use the remote to turn off the closed captioning,The button should be marked as CC or you can just go into the menu and turn it off.

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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