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On-screen menu Zenith Tv Model Z20A21D

I cannot get rid of the on-screen menu. It comes on constantly; while I can erase it by pressing control key, it reappears within minutes. I don't have the owners manual, so I don't know what "setup" means on screen next to Menu.

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Re: on-screen menu Zenith Tv Model Z20A21D

It might be due to your cable operator giving important message. please reset tunning once or auto tune. give service code for opening menu. if you do notremember give me system control ic no. so i can send you thanks

Posted on Sep 11, 2007

Re: on-screen menu Zenith Tv Model Z20A21D

Tv may be in the demo mode which can be turned of in one of the main tv service menus, or in the closed caption settings also located in the setup menu make sure the captions are turned off . If text is selected the tv may display a black box in the middle of the screen on certain cable channels.

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