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Closed captions will not disappear

Yesterday we had our cable guys put in a new HD cable box and now we cannot get rid of the closed captions. We called the company and they said it was a tv problem. We searched the menu on the tv and all of the caption options on the menu screen are unable to be changed. They are not highlighted and we cannot get to them.

On the Option Menu Features, the three options that are "de-highlighted" and disabled are Caption, Caption/Text, Caption Option.

How else can we get rid of these captions? Thank you!!

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    I have the 60" (60PG30) LG and have the same problem.

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Some TV will not display close caption in HD mode. This is why its Grey out in HD mode. If you switch to regular input, i can bet you your close caption will not be Grey out. The problem you are having is your cable box has close caption enable. You must go into the cable box menu and turn caption off. In some box you may have to call your cable provide for assistant.

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