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Television Black Box on Screen

There is a big black box that covers 80% of my screen. It just showed up. What is this?

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  • dandreop Nov 17, 2008

    I have the same problem but it only happens when the news or a sports event is on

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Turn OFF cc - closed caption

Posted on Apr 29, 2008

  • jeffmontei Nov 21, 2010

    OK fine, I'd love to. Where is it in the menu?

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Lost remote. Must do manually on t.v. Two problems:\r\n1) I cannot get channel back on channel 3. It skips from 2 to 4. 2) TV has large black box on screen covering most of screen. I can push buttons...


Try website like Remotes.com to buy the tv original remote to used.U will used the tv original remote to turn to channel 3 with ease.After u have the tv original remote push the menu button go into Closed Captioning functions turn off like TEXT 1,2,3...The big black box will not appear on the screen again.Tv used it manually control buttons up and down channels trying to get to channel 3.U will never get it to tv channel 3 because tv channel 3 was not save on it memory list of on the tv turn manually channels buttons programming memory.Tv have a manual button said MEMU button on it tv front bazel frame?Yes.Might could used the Menu button on the tv frame to get in to turn off TEXT 1,2,3...to stop the big black box to show up on the tv screen again.

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A black rectangular black screen shows up but..... sony trinitron


Check the set up. You may have closed captioning turned on which will show up as a black box if there is no closed captioning information for the selected channel. If that fails to resolve the problem, update this.

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Black box covers most of the tv screen.


Just use the remote to turn off the closed captioning,The button should be marked as CC or you can just go into the menu and turn it off.

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Try and turn off the closed captioning. I had the same problem and it turned out that the closed captioning was on t1 instead of OFF. Hope this helps!!!!

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The box you're seeing is the "closed caption' box. You need to use the remote and disable CC mode on it, and the box will go away :)

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Black screen


I work at at a school, and we had the same problem. Turns out, it a Closed Captioning problem.

We found the manual, and it states that "If a large black box covers 80% of your screen, the Text mode is probably set. Press 'Closed Caption' to turn it off." The "Closed Caption" button is on the remote. If you don't have the remote (as in our case), you can go to "Closed Caption" in the menu, and pick something like C4 and T4. That stopped the black box for us.

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Big Black box covers screen


On the remote control is a button called closed caption or CC.. Someone turned on the closed caption. Simply turn off the closed caption. That black box is called the text box. Good Luck

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Tv Has Big Black Box


shut off close caption. use the CC button onthe remote or go in to the menu and change close caption to CC1. this box is the close caption in TEXT(1,2) which will put on a black box whenever there is caption present.

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Black Square Covers 80% of screen on most channels on TV


have your tv checked by a tech.probably your chip the eprom needs to be reset by lifting it up from the board and resolder back.some one could have put in a code for those channel.good luck.

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