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Black square takes up 80% of my picture

I get a black square on my picture so now I can't see my picture. It covers 80% of screen. Audio is fine and if you hit any key, the black square goes away, but comes back quickly. How do i get that removed?

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SOURCE: Black squar in the middle of tv after a few minuetes of play.

Turn off the closed caption on the remote or in the setup menu.

Posted on Jun 13, 2007

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He, he. Somebody activated the subtitle mode on the remote. Desactivate the CC mode on your menu and it'll go away or at least if you want CC put it in CC1 Text1

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SOURCE: Black square covers the center of the screen-

the closed caption is probably on. look on your remote or in the tv menu for cctv and change the setting. there are at least four different types of cctv and you may have to cycle around some to find "off.

Posted on Apr 30, 2008

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turn off closed caption text

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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It turns out that the Closed Caption option was turned on somehow. When I turned that off the Black Square went a way and did not return.

Posted on Sep 15, 2008

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