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Black rectangle we have a37 in. visio flat screen & every once in a while we get a big black rectangle that takes up about half the screen. it goes away on it s own, please help!!!

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Re: black rectangle

If the black rectangle is in the middle'please check to see that the closed caption is not activated.If not please provide the location of the rectangle.

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