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Why can't I get closed caption on my 20digital/analog TV on the Hallmark channel when I can get it on other channels on the TV? I followed directions.

I can get closed caption on the Hallmark channel on a cheap TV but not on my digital one. The digital one does not need a box from the cable company but the other one does. Should I hook it to a box and would it hurt it or help? Thanks, Leota Buss

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Hi Leota. I'm not sure why your digital TV doesn't get closed caption on Hallmark and your analog TV does. Hooking a box to it might help, it won't hurt anything except possibly your wallet, and you might even get a better picture with a box. If you can try the box on the digital TV you should to see if it does help.

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