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Black square on one channel

A black square, within the picture, as if to black out the screen, appears after BRAVO! has been on for about 10 minutes. Grandchild was here and think she might have played with the remote. It looks like what might happen if you programmed in something to block out a child from watching something on a channel.

I can remove it temporarily by hitting the "Display" button but it comes back in 5-10 mins. When the TV is turned off and back on, the screen is OK for 5-10 mins but then the "black sqaure" returns. (Sometimes it has something like a line of Chinese printing on it as well.) At one point, there were several rectangles with this printing across the screen but that seems to have stopped. I have the same problem. A black square appears as if to block out the station - covers about 80% of the screen. If you press any key it will disappear for a few seconds and then reappear. I can't see anything in the MENU to fix this. Don't know what to do.

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That's a picture inside a picture option, and it sounds like the inside picture is set for a blank channel...just go to the menu, and shut off the picture in a picture option..should do the trick..

and keep the kids away from the machine

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