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Closed caption always comes on when I turn on TV!

I can turn it off with the remote but it is annoying that it always comes back on when I turn the TV off and then back on, how can I stop it? Model number 27MS4504/17B. Thanks.

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  • saywood Nov 12, 2007

    same thing here!!! cannot turn off the CC via the TV menu so we've been using the remote button. now, the button on the remote doesn't work and we can't turn it off!! so lame....

  • Anonymous Nov 22, 2007

    The closed captioning on my tv comes on by itself. I turn it off with the remote but eventually it comes on again. Is there a way to turn CC off permanently? Thanks

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    I have the same problem - tv on - cc on - I hit the cc button until it says off - but when I turn off the tv and then back on - it's back again! I hope someone comes up with an answer.

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    Same problem - but can't find any ansers

  • stevejal Feb 12, 2009

    I have had the same problem with my Philips TV since it was 13 months old. 1 month out of warranty of course! I think Philips just has a problem with their manufacturing. As I shop for my new flat screen TVs for the house I will look at any brand other than Philips. Vote with your pocketbook so they get the message and get better quality in their sets.



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Suggestion, buy a new TV :o)
I have the same issue, just bought a used tv, no remote, can't turn off C/C
contacted philips for suggestions, may try to purchase a universal remote - the one directv provides doesn't have a cc or pip button either.

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I can't figure it out either. this happened all of a sudden to my philips tv. man is it annoying.

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Same thing here!!!!! It is soooooo annoying! Can't do it from the TV and the CC does not turn it off either.
Any suggestions would be so appreciated.

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Had the same problem with my Phillips TV. CC was always on when I turned on the tv, even though I turned it off when I used the tv last. I finnally fixed it. Step 1: Turn the TV back on, Step 2: Turn off CC, and turn off the TV, Step 3: Unplug the TV from the wall for 3 minutes, Step 4: Plug the TV back into a surge protected power strip. Thats it! That worked for me. After I did this and turned the TV back on the CC was off.. whooo..

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