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Black box covers television picture

When i turn on my TV i get a large black box that covers much of the screen ,you can see a little of the tv around the edges and also hear the tv. My satelite company thinks it has something to do with closed caption , I don't know how to turn this feature on or off ,if this tv has such. This box usually comes on after a few minutes and somtimes i can get it to go away by turning the tv on and off, sometimes it will stay off for seconds of several minutes.A couple of weeks ago it would just start changing channels on its on and i couldn't get it to the channel i punched in, that hasn't happened for awhile. is my tv dying, can you help? Deb

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Called a TV repair store, got info over the phone for no charge and the TV is now as good as new. You should tell folks about the charge straight up, I wouldn't mind paying for a service but think you should advise at the onset.

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